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Woster research an awardee in Sickle Cell Disease/Advancing Cures funding; fast-track research focused on developing a new gene-modifying sickle cell disease treatment at MUSC could lead to human clinical trials in as few as three years.
The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina provides a premier pharmacy education leveraging the innovative inter-professional learning opportunities offered at South Carolina’s only comprehensive academic health center with a full range of programs in the biomedical sciences.
MUSC pharmacy students immersed themselves in compounding during a special boot camp on campus February 23-24. Twenty-seven students participated in the Professional Compounding Centers of America (PCCA) Boot Camp, an intensive two-day session that furthered their compounding training.
The MUSC College of Pharmacy Alumni Ambassador Program was a big part of the fall recruiting campaign, in which the College was represented at formal recruitment events at Clemson, UGA, Furman, USC, North Carolina State, the Atlanta University Center and many more. Contact Abby Grady for information.
The 2018 Medisca Student Pharmacist Compounding Competition winners are Meghan White, Zach Posey and Ryan Rosenblatt. The team will go on to represent MUSC in the eighth annual national competition, held March 17-18, which includes a practical lab, a Q-and-A, a presentation and a compounding challenge.
The Cancer Drug Discovery Center provides mechanisms for target identification and generation of lead compounds in the drug discovery process, thus creating a productive interface between academics and the biotechnology/pharmaceutical industries
The Center for Cell Death, Injury and Regeneration which was established in 2007 is headed by John Lemasters. The center provides imaging facility through the use of six confocal/multiphoton microscopes which are also a part of the Hollings Cell and Molecular Imaging Facility. The center also is home to a multiwell plate reader and Agilent/Seahorse Bioscience facility
The South Carolina Medicaid Academic Detailing Program is officially identified as SCORxE which stands for South Carolina Offering Prescribing Excellence. Our mission is to improve the quality of care for South Carolina Medicaid patients in the most cost effective manner by promoting quality, evidence-based drug therapy and best practices through face-to-face communication with providers
The Doris Levkoff Meddin Medication Safety Education Program is an education and outreach program designed to help reduce adverse drug effects by disseminating current and emerging knowledge about ADEs to healthcare professionals and the general public
Research foci of the drug discovery and biomedical sciences faculty include bioorganic/medicinal chemistry; pharmaceutics and pharmacology; cell death, injury and regeneration; and cancer etiology and therapeutics
The Shared Resource provides state of the art imaging with capabilities at the cellular, tissue, intravital, and in vivo whole animal levels