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VCU becomes first Virginia university to offer Ph.D. in oral health research

VCU becomes first Virginia university to offer Ph.D. in oral health research

A new Ph.D. program at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry will provide training for students who wish to pursue research in oral health or the biomedical sciences. The Doctor of Philosophy program in oral health research, which is focused on cancer, infection and stem cell engineering, will welcome its inaugural class in the fall semester. VCU is the first university in the state to offer a Ph.D. program focused on oral health research.

VCU experts offer advice on a healthy Super Bowl 50 experience

VCU experts offer advice on a healthy Super Bowl 50 experience

This weekend’s Super Bowl game pits the Carolina Panthers against the Denver Broncos. However, for those with health issues that warrant dietary restrictions, there may be yet another ensuing battle – what to eat and what not to eat at a Super Bowl 50 watch party. Faced with a game-day spread that likely will include popular but unhealthy snacks and beverages, smart snacking and portion control can be used to referee your choices, Virginia Commonwealth University Health experts say.

VCU Health infectious disease expert answers questions about the Zika virus

VCU Health infectious disease expert answers questions about the Zika virus

Article updated on Feb. 4 With the head of the World Health Organization saying that Zika virus “is now spreading explosively” in the Americas, people around the world are turning to infectious disease experts at institutions such as Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center to learn more about the mosquito-borne illness.

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