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MCV Hospitals Auxiliary awards $300,000 in departmental grants

MCV Hospitals Auxiliary awards $300,000 in departmental grants

On a rainy afternoon, dozens of volunteers and VCU Health team members left the auditorium of the Hermes A. Kontos Medical Sciences Building with smiles on their faces. Sixty of them held large envelopes carrying newly awarded grants back to their teams to fund patient care projects and staff initiatives.

Augmented reality revolutionizes surgery and data visualization for VCU researchers

Augmented reality revolutionizes surgery and data visualization for VCU researchers

The practical uses for augmented reality — which superimposes digital information onto real world surroundings — seem endless. Technologists have envisioned futuristic applications such as glasses that allow wearers to visualize turn-by-turn navigation in real time and immersive gaming headsets. Recently, scientists have focused on harnessing the technology for intellectual pursuits.

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