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  1. MUSC surgeon wins appointment at largest federal funding source

    Dr. John Ikonomidis, chief of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, will be the next chairman of the BTSS Study Section for the NIH Center for Scientific Review.
    Tue, 29 Aug 2017 14:29:20 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/john-ikonomidis-nih.html
  2. X Marks the spot: Researchers embrace chaos at TEDxCharleston

    MUSC researchers Drs. Sundaravadivel Balasubramanian, Hal May and Peter Tuerk, Ph.D.embrace chaos at TEDxCharleston during their talks that explored yoga breathing, microbial physiology and PTSD.
    Thu, 22 Jun 2017 16:34:16 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/tedx-charleston.html
  3. Bioethicist uses personal experience to help families in crisis

    David Schenck knows from experience how badly things can go when a loved one has a health crisis. He’s trying to make sure that never happens to the families he works with at the Medical University of South Carolina.
    Tue, 13 Jun 2017 17:18:50 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/bioethicist-david-schenck.html
  4. MUSC researchers awarded $1.68 million to try improve outcomes for chronic pancreatitis patients

    MUSC researchers received a $1.68 million National Institutes of Health grant to explore a better treatment for chronic pancreatitis, with the hopes that it also may shed light on a future cure for patients with type 1 diabetes.
    Mon, 04 Jan 2016 17:30:01 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/islet-cell-pancreatitis.html
  5. MUSC researchers awarded $1.11 million for research to increase kidney transplant recipient graft survival

    MUSC researchers awarded $1.11 million for research to increase kidney transplant recipient graft survival. Mobile technology (mHealth) being studied as a way to increase medication adherence.
    Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:41:20 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/mcgillicuddy-mobile-health-technology.html
  6. New medical district means more green space, walking areas

    The city of Charleston has given the go-ahead to plans for a new medical district created through a collaboration involving the Medical University of South Carolina, Roper Hospital and the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center.
    Fri, 18 Dec 2015 16:31:37 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/medical-district.html
  7. 'Magic in the hallways' at MUSC leads to wedding

    When leukemia patient Michael Watson told the palliative care team at the Medical University of South Carolina that he wanted to marry his fiancee in his hospital room, MUSC staff sprang into action. Acute myeloid leukemia, idiopathic pneumonia syndrome
    Thu, 17 Dec 2015 15:42:21 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/wedding-for-palliative-care-patient-michael-watson.html
  8. Jimmy Carter’s ‘cancer free’ status shows how treatment is changing

    Having advanced melanoma used to be a death sentence, but novel immunotherapy treatments are changing the landscape of cancer. Oncologist Daniel Reuben from MUSC explains how.
    Tue, 15 Dec 2015 21:59:14 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/melanoma-jimmy-carter.html
  9. The art of giving back, holiday style

    Children with ties to the Children's Hospital at the Medical University of South Carolina have put on their art smocks and come up with holiday card designs to help raise money for the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital.
    Thu, 10 Dec 2015 16:32:30 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/holiday-cards-raise-funds-for-shawn-jenkins-childrens-hospital.html
  10. MUSC researchers part of successful sickle cell study

    A study with MUSC sickle cell anemia researchers Drs. Robert Adams and Sherron M. Jackson gets stopped early due to conclusive data that showed hydroxyurea therapy offers effective disease management of sickle cell anemia (SCA), reduces stroke risk.
    Wed, 09 Dec 2015 19:16:59 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/lancet-sickle-cell.html
  11. MUSC aids pilot effort to set up national biobank

    MUSC aids pilot effort to set up national biobank Even though neurofibromatosis is one of the most common genetic disorders and occurs in every racial and ethnic group, not much is known about it.
    Tue, 08 Dec 2015 15:28:10 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/dr-steven-carroll-nf-biobank.html
  12. MUSC sets Angel Tree record

    Donations to the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program at the Medical University of South Carolina set a new record for MUSC. There was also a nice surprise from Yankee player Brett Gardner.
    Fri, 04 Dec 2015 22:52:22 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/angel-tree-parade.html
  13. Family bravely copes with daughter having NF2 or neurofibromatosis type 2

    Family describes life with neurofibromatosis type 2 - NF2 - like living with 'little ticking time bombs.' They are working to raise awareness of NF1, NF2 and schwannomatosis and support increasing treatment options.
    Fri, 04 Dec 2015 21:00:51 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/neurofibromatosis-nf.html
  14. Protecting children from predators

    A huge database at the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children may contain clues that can help parents and police keep kids safe from predators.Keywords: sexual, kidnap, Gregg Dwyer
    Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:52:08 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/dwyer-gregg-ncmec.html
  15. Weeding out misconceptions about marijuana

    Researchers explore the effects of marijuana, including synthetic versions, on young brains with noteworthy results. Keywords: NAC, pregnancy, lung, medical marijuana, tobacco, addiction, treatment
    Tue, 24 Nov 2015 21:46:41 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/marijuana-misconceptions-weeded-out.html
  16. Ringing endorsement of symbol of patient care

    Four people who survived life-or-death experiences helped the Medical University of South Carolina celebrate the installment of a special bell that symbolizes the hospital's commitment to putting patient care first.
    Mon, 23 Nov 2015 21:52:54 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/patients-first-imagine-2020.html
  17. $12M cancer unit makes life easier, more comfortable for patients

    The new Hope Unit in the Medical University of South Carolina's Ashley River Tower combines technology, caring and comfort for patients and families. Part of the secret: The nurses helped design it with those patients in mind.
    Thu, 19 Nov 2015 17:00:58 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/art-7th-floor-hope-unit-oncology.html
  18. Have you had the conversation?

    The Medical University of South Carolina wants people to "have the conversation" with loved ones about end-of-life treatment. Keywords: power of attorney, living will, The Conversation Project, advance care directive
    Wed, 18 Nov 2015 19:17:14 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/advanced-directive.html
  19. Searching for better ways to help stop people smoking, catch lung cancer early

    The new co-director of tobacco treatment at the Medical University of South Carolina, Benjamin Toll, is researching new ways to help people stop smoking and working to catch lung cancer early, when it's more easily treated.
    Wed, 18 Nov 2015 16:59:48 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/toll-tobacco-treatment.html
  20. Quit & Win contest helps smokers quit

    Quit & Win contest helps smokers quit through innovative cash incentive - just one way MUSC researchers hoping to help smokers break the habit. Researchers also discuss how marijuana may be the 'new cigarette.'
    Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:09:22 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/quit-and-win.html
  21. Retired MUSC pediatric surgeon bikes coast to coast

    Retired MUSC pediatric surgeon bikes coast to coast
    Tue, 17 Nov 2015 20:05:23 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/surgeon-bikes-coast-to-coast.html
  22. Global health hits home at MUSC symposium

    A global health symposium at the Medical University of South Carolina brought together experts from as far away as Ethiopia and India to talk collaboration, innovation and the top trends in the field.
    Thu, 12 Nov 2015 21:14:28 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/global-health-symposium-keynote.html
  23. MUSC patient gets surprise involving presidential candidate

    Porter-Gaud senior Amauri Bowman isn’t letting sickle cell disease keep her from living life to the fullest – a life that recently took a surprising turn involving a presidential candidate. Keywords: Hillary Clinton, NAACP
    Fri, 06 Nov 2015 17:00:28 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/amauri-bowman-sickle-cell-patient-introduces-hillary-clinton.html
  24. Preventing suicidal thoughts in medical interns

    The medical internship is one of the more stressful times in the doctor’s life. In some cases, it leads to suicidal thoughts. Research out of MUSC suggests a simple online tool may help change that. Keywords: Connie (Constance) Guille
    Thu, 05 Nov 2015 20:56:06 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/guille-constance-jama-psychiatry-study-on-reducing-suicidal-thoughts-in-interns.html
  25. MUSC experts weigh in on discussion about alcohol and pregnancy

    The American Academy of Pediatrics’ recent recommendation that women drink no alcohol during pregnancy has stirred up a lot of discussion. Read what two MUSC experts think. Keywords: Scott Sullivan, Connie Guille, Constance Guile
    Wed, 04 Nov 2015 18:47:10 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/alcohol-pregnancy-american-academy-of-pediatrics-recommendation.html
  26. Researchers push frontier of immunotherapy, improve cancer treatment

    A novel method of using engineered cells in immunotherapy is one step closer to being harnessed for therapeutic benefit in treating melanoma and potentially other cancers, according to researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina.
    Fri, 30 Oct 2015 16:52:44 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/immunotherapy-ACT.html
  27. MUSC researching breast cancer imaging that may improve accuracy

    If a breast cancer imaging technique being tested at MUSC lives up to its promise, it could increase the sensitivity of breast imaging and reduce the number of false positive biopsies. It could also help clear up confusion over when to get screened.
    Fri, 30 Oct 2015 15:33:19 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/demore-nancy-breast-cancer-imaging.html
  28. Award for mayor who championed new pediatric medical campus

    North Charleston’s mayor joined MUSC leaders on the site of a new children’s medical campus to talk about healthy communities and why this campus is so important.
    Thu, 29 Oct 2015 22:12:26 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/north-charleston-mayor-wins-healthy-communities-award.html
  29. Healthy communities celebrated at MUSC Urban Farm

    MUSC held an IMAGINE 2020 event promoting healthy communities at the Urban Farm, featuring a cooking demo, Zumba, chocolate chirp cookies (baked with insects) and more.
    Thu, 29 Oct 2015 21:40:43 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/healthy-communities.html
  30. MUSC testing liquid biopsies for cancer patients

    A new, less invasive method of testing for cancer is showing promise at MUSC. Liquid biopsies may spot cancer recurrence earlier and suggest new, individualized ways to treat the disease.
    Tue, 27 Oct 2015 20:49:35 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/liquid-biopsies.html
  31. MUSC’s pancreas team named among best in country

    MUSC’s pancreas team named among best in country MUSC researchers have taken a big step toward solving a long-term problem for people suffering from pancreatitis and Type 1 diabetes. Keywords: bioartificial pancreas, vascularization, islets of Langerhans
    Tue, 27 Oct 2015 20:40:50 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/national-pancreas-foundation.html
  32. Domestic abuse survivor fills her shoes well

    Shakia Spears, one of the speakers at MUSC's Do No Harm rally, says she was abused by two different men. She's going public with her story to encourage other women to leave abusive situations. Keywords: Domestic violence survivor.
    Mon, 26 Oct 2015 18:42:22 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/domestic-violence-shakia-spears.html
  33. Pediatrician embraces small town life

    Third-generation doctor Luke Edmondson found just what he was looking for at the MUSC Children's Care Clinic in Moncks Corner: a small town practice where "everybody knows everybody."
    Fri, 23 Oct 2015 18:33:32 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/moncks-corner-childrens-care-luke-edmondson.html
  34. "Do No Harm" rally to raise awareness about domestic abuse

    On October 20, 2015 at 10am, MUSC will host a "Do No Harm" rally to raise awareness about domestic violence. South Carolina ranks worst in the country for deadly violence against women.
    Fri, 16 Oct 2015 19:50:30 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/domestic-violence-do-no-harm-rally.html
  35. Bioartificial pancreas closer to becoming a reality at MUSC

    MUSC researchers have taken a big step toward solving a long-term problem for people suffering from pancreatitis and Type 1 diabetes. Keywords: bioartificial pancreas, vascularization, islets of Langerhans
    Wed, 14 Oct 2015 20:36:16 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/rhett-joshua-bioartificial-pancreas.html
  36. Bold move by doctor, family pushes innovation

    When Casey Horowitz had his umbilical cord wrapped six times around his neck six at birth, his odds weren't good. A doctor's bold move using therapeutic hypothermia helped set standard of care used today for hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy.
    Thu, 08 Oct 2015 21:19:11 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/casey-honowitz.html
  37. Palliative Care Program to begin seeing outpatients

    The Palliative Care Program at the Medical University of South Carolina begins accepting outpatients at the Hollings Cancer Center this month. Keywords: dementia, Parkinson’s, congestive heart failure, renal disease, lung disease
    Thu, 08 Oct 2015 16:23:17 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/palliative-care-outpatient.html
  38. MUSC prepared for flooding that affected patients, families

    When a 1,000-year flood struck Charleston, MUSC was ready with dedicated employees, emergency plans and constant communication. A mother whose newborn was being treated at MUSC talks about her experience.
    Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:37:01 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/flooding-near-MUSC.html
  39. MUSC doctor involved with blood pressure study talks about implications

    Ruth Campbell of the Medical University of South Carolina was a researcher for the SPRINT blood pressure trial. Here, she talks about the results and what's next for doctors and patients. Keywords: systolic, 120, NIH, statins
    Thu, 01 Oct 2015 20:26:28 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/cambell-ruth-high-blood-pressure.html
  40. MUSC fights health disparities with grants, students, public's help

    Grants, expertise and some young, aspiring scientists are helping the Medical University of South Carolina tackle health disparities across the state. Keywords: Marvella Ford, Chanita Hughes-Halbert
    Wed, 30 Sep 2015 18:07:31 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/health-disparities-marvella-ford-chanita-hughes-halbert.html
  41. MUSC involved in study that found fetal size varies by race, ethnicity

    An NIH study involving MUSC found that some minority babies are being misclassified as undersized, leading to unnecessary tests, early deliveries and anxiety. Keywords: ultrasound, Roger Newman, race, ethnicity, growth restricted fetus
    Tue, 29 Sep 2015 21:02:33 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/fetal-growth-study-finds-racial-differences.html
  42. MUSC cardiology chief plays key role in research on new life-saving device

    Chief of cardiology at the Medical University of South Carolina Michael Gold was principal investigator in worldwide trials on new implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD) compatible with MRI scans. Keywords: Medtronic, Evera, SureScan, pacemaker
    Fri, 25 Sep 2015 16:53:31 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/gold-michael-icd-mri-medtronic-evera.html
  43. SmartState good for MUSC, SC economy

    A program that’s attracted top scientists and big bucks to South Carolina is evolving – and that’s a good thing, researchers say. Here, they discuss changes in their field and the future of SmartState.
    Tue, 22 Sep 2015 22:01:43 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/smart-state-drug-discovery.html
  44. Dangerous new drug trend poses threat to teens

    teenage drug and alcohol addiction, MUSC, MUSC Institute of Psychiatry, ASSET program, adolescents, drugs, alcohol, MUSC Center for Drugs and Alcohol Programs, new trends, flakka
    Mon, 21 Sep 2015 21:55:43 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/viktoriya-magid-flakka.html
  45. MUSC cancer researcher awarded $6.8M grant

    A researcher at MUSC’s Hollings Cancer Center received a $6.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate breakthroughs in cancer research and drug discovery.
    Mon, 21 Sep 2015 20:47:13 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/zihai-li-cancer-immunology-research-grant.html
  46. MUSC nursing excellence achieves Magnet recognition

    MUSC nursing excellence achieves Magnet recognition from the ANCC, the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Magnet Recognition Program. MUSC medical center demonstrates superior nursing care.
    Fri, 18 Sep 2015 20:43:55 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/magnet-musc.html
  47. Drinks, dinner with a little science on the side

    The innovative Science Café program is coming to Charleston, offering diners the chance to engage in a fascinating discussion during their meal. Keywords: Scientific and technology trends, antioxidants, supplements.
    Fri, 18 Sep 2015 20:19:25 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/science-cafe-kenneth-tew-antioxidants.html
  48. Patients eager to try new cholesterol-lowering drugs

    A new class of cholesterol-lowering drugs, PCSK9 inhibitors, show great promise, says MUSC researcher Dr. Pamela Morris. But they're not for everyone. Keywords: Praluent, Repatha, statins, Crestor
    Wed, 16 Sep 2015 20:12:04 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/cholesterol-lowring-pcsk9-inhibitors-praluent-repatha.html
  49. Teenager makes sure Congress doesn't forget sickle cell

    MUSC patient Zion Thomas headed to Congress to encourage more funding and research to fight sickle disease.He dropped off cutouts of himself to serve as reminders of the real people dealing with the disease.
    Tue, 15 Sep 2015 20:55:38 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/zion-thomas-sickle-cell-congress.html
  50. New spine surgery implant developed at MUSC may be in use by year's end

    The Medical University of South Carolina’s Institute for Applied Neurosciences (IAN) has licensed a new, patented, minimally invasive spine surgery product called Sinu-Lok to Amendia, Incorporated. Keywords: thoracolumbar, sinusoidal.
    Mon, 14 Sep 2015 19:55:12 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/sinu-lok-amendia.html
  51. Prestigious CTSA grant will open doors to reshape research in state

    The Medical University of South Carolina has landed Clinical and Translational Science Award(CTSA) funding for the next 5 years. Key words:SCTR,clinical trial,rural patient-centered care,cystic fibrosis, special populations
    Wed, 09 Sep 2015 22:06:01 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/CTSA-grant-MUSC.html
  52. Faces steal the show at MUSC's unveiling of the Sickle Cell INSIDE OUT project

    MUSC unveiled its Turning Sickle Cell Disease INSIDE OUT project Sept. 1 in honor of National Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month. MUSC pushing frontiers with new clinical trials and telehealth programs for sickle cell disease.
    Wed, 02 Sep 2015 19:26:53 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/inside-out-sickle-cell.html
  53. Insight into future of growing human organs for transplant

    A tour of the Biofabrication Lab at the Medical University of South Carolina gave legislative aides insight into the future: growing human organs for transplant.
    Tue, 01 Sep 2015 21:17:21 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/biofabrication-lab-tour-michael-yost.html
  54. Palliative care pediatrician brings experience, compassion to MUSC

    The first ever full-time palliative care pediatrician at MUSC joins a growing team of experts focusing on palliative care at the Medical University of South Carolina. Key words: Conrad Williams, chronic illness
    Tue, 01 Sep 2015 13:04:29 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/palliative-care-pediatrics-conrad-williams.html
  55. Reducing risk of blood clots after hip and knee replacement

    The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) has awarded $13.5M to the Medical University of South Carolina to analyze safety and effectiveness of drugs used to prevent blood clots after hip and knee replacement.
    Mon, 31 Aug 2015 21:34:28 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/pcori-pellegrini-vincent.html
  56. Infectious disease physician admired as gifted clinician, mentor

    Infectious disease physician admired as gifted clinician, mentor
    Fri, 28 Aug 2015 21:11:05 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/michael-kilby-remembered-by-colleagues-and-friends.html
  57. Mental health crisis eased by telehealth

    Mental health - psychiatry services rank as one of the most popular offerings of the MUSC's Center for Telehealth's VTC or virtual tele consultation program, helping address the scarcity of resources and barriers to access.
    Fri, 28 Aug 2015 14:15:46 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/telehealth-psychiatry.html
  58. Telehealth effective for mentally ill patients

    A study led by the Medical University of South Carolina found that people suffering from mental illness got the same benefits from telehealth appointments as they would have received through in person visits at a doctor's office.
    Thu, 27 Aug 2015 17:10:06 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/egede-telehealth-good-for-mentally-ill.html
  59. NSF grant allows MUSC brain researchers to think big

    A $4 million grant from the National Science foundation will allow researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina to explore neurovascular communication in the brain. Prakash Kara, Peter Kalivas, EPSCoR
    Wed, 26 Aug 2015 21:29:22 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/nsf-epscor-award-prakash-kara-brain-imaging.html
  60. A new kind of operation for neurosurgeons

    Neurosurgeons at the Medical University of South Carolina have launched a wellness program called Operation La Sierra. Keywords: La Sierra High School, Sunil Patel, Alejandro Spiotta, Raymond Turner, residents.
    Fri, 21 Aug 2015 22:30:37 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/neurosurgery-fitness-la-sierra.html
  61. In their own words: Reflections on the life of Louis Guilette

    National scientific leaders, colleagues at the Medical University of South Carolina, students and other friends share memories of Louis Guilette. The renowned scientist died August 6 at the age of 60. Key words: NIST, NOAA, Hollings.
    Fri, 14 Aug 2015 18:02:56 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/louis-guilette-remembered-by-colleagues-and-friends.html
  62. Globe-trotting scientist lived remarkable life

    Louis Guillette, a globe-trotting scientist with a knack for inspiring others, died at the age of 62.He had a passion for exploring health problems caused by environmental factors. Keywords:Marine Biomedicine & Environmental Sciences Center
    Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:21:28 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/louis-guilette-reflections.html
  63. Former patient and wife celebrate anniversaries at MUSC

    A former patient of the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit at the Medical University of South Carolina is grateful to MUSC - and so is his wife. They're showing their gratitude by returning every year to say thanks. Subarachnoid hemorrhage
    Wed, 12 Aug 2015 21:22:48 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/Subarachnoid-hemorrhage-patient-and-wife-celebrate-anniversary-at-MUSC.html
  64. Common cardiac valve disease gene identified for first time by international team

    MUSC, collaborators’ discovery may lead to less invasive treatments for heart defect
    Wed, 12 Aug 2015 21:16:53 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/mitral-valve-prolapse-research.html
  65. Kids Eat Free at MUSC summer program to return next year

    Kids Eat Free at MUSC (Medical University of South Carolina) has served more than 2,000 free breakfasts and lunches to children this summer. It's been such a success that it will return next summer.
    Tue, 04 Aug 2015 21:30:17 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/kids-eat-free-at-musc.html
  66. Brain circuitry is wired differently in individuals with a single difference in their genetic code

    Jill Turner's laboratory recently published research showing how brain circuitry is wired differently in individuals with a single difference in their genetic code.
    Tue, 04 Aug 2015 20:56:23 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/drug-addiction-research.html
  67. MUSC now offers Master of Public Health degree

    The Medical University of South Carolina begins offering a Master of Public Health degree in fall of 2015. Keywords: biostatistics, epidemiology, health behavior, health promotion
    Fri, 31 Jul 2015 15:49:42 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/master-of-public-health-degree.html
  68. MUSC Health, Charleston Battery announce naming rights for stadium

    MUSC Health has been awarded naming rights to the Charleston Battery soccer stadium through the end of the decade. The Medical University of South Carolina was already the team's sports medicine provider.
    Thu, 30 Jul 2015 15:19:38 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/musc-health-stadium-charleston-battery.html
  69. Fit Family Challenge Spotlight Family

    The Goodwin family, with twin babies and an older son, tackled the Fit Family Challenge with the help of experts from the Medical University of South Carolina. They're thrilled with the results.
    Tue, 28 Jul 2015 15:38:00 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/fit-family-challenge.html
  70. New Palliative Care Program boosts patient support at critical time

    MUSC starts new Palliative care program to help patients who need relief from the symptoms, pains and stress of a serious illness. The program will include adult and pediatric palliative care physicians, nurses, a social worker and a chaplain.
    Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:09:42 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/palliative-care-team-MUSC.html
  71. 'Thumbs up' just what MUSC's palliative care doctor ordered

    MUSC starts new Palliative care program to help patients who need relief from the symptoms, pains and stress of a serious illness. The program will include adult and pediatric palliative care physicians, nurses, a social worker and a chaplain.
    Mon, 27 Jul 2015 21:08:19 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/palliative-care-MUSC.html
  72. Keeping the human touch in medical care

    The Schwartz Center Rounds offer a place for doctors, nurses and others at the Medical University of South Carolina to talk about social and emotional challenges with the goal of promoting compassionate care.
    Mon, 27 Jul 2015 19:14:10 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/schwartz-center-rounds.html
  73. New drug shows promise for some with cystic fibrosis

    Dr. Patrick Flume of the Medical University of South Carolina helped test whether the new cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi would help people with delta f508, the most common mutation. It's now on the market.
    Thu, 23 Jul 2015 21:23:24 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/flume-patrick-orkambi-treats-deltaf508-cystic-fibrosis.html
  74. New director of Hematology/Oncology plans expansion

    Dr. Carolyn Britten, the new director of MUSC's Hematology/Oncology Division, plans to greatly expand clinical services and research. Keywords: Hollings Cancer Center, gastrointestinal cancers, patient-oriented cancer care
    Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:36:18 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/carolyn-britten-new-director-hematology-oncology.html
  75. MUSC ranks as state's number one hospital

    MUSC was named by U.S. News & World Report as one of the country's best hospitals in the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) disorders, as well as the number one hospital in South Carolina.
    Tue, 21 Jul 2015 20:45:26 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/us-news-and-world-report-names-musc-top-in-state.html
  76. Heart Association awards $4 million grant to MUSC for stroke research

    The Medical University of South Carolina will use a $4 million grant from the American Heart Association to study why African-Americans are hit harder by stroke and have a harder time recovering.
    Thu, 16 Jul 2015 21:35:02 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/american-heart-association-grant-musc-stroke-african-americans.html
  77. Una mamá celebra el "milagro" que ayudó a salvar a su bebé

    Una mamá celebra el "milagro" que ayudó a salvar a su bebé Mom celebrates 'miracles' that helped her baby thrive and is glad to see that MUSC officially opened its Advanced Fetal Care Center.
    Wed, 15 Jul 2015 19:51:28 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/Heltons-prenatal-care-espanol.html
  78. MUSC and Bristol-Myers Squibb announce collaborative partnership

    The Medical University of South Carolina and Bristol-Myers Squibb form a translational research collaboration focused on fibrotic diseases. At issue: improving understanding of fibrosis, its characteristics and its predictors.
    Wed, 15 Jul 2015 15:24:49 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/Bristol-Meyers-Squibb.html
  79. Mom celebrates 'miracles' that helped save her baby

    Mom celebrates 'miracles' that helped her baby thrive and is glad to see that MUSC officially opened its Advanced Fetal Care Center. She needed expertise support to help her premature son who has a congenital heart defect and Nager syndrome.
    Thu, 09 Jul 2015 20:08:56 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/Heltons-prenatal-care.html
  80. MUSC Advanced Fetal Care Center creates 'magic' moments

    A new Advanced Fetal Care Center at the Medical University of South Carolina brings together specialists and the best diagnostic tools to diagnose and treat babies with congenital abnormalities.
    Thu, 09 Jul 2015 14:12:36 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/MUSC-advanced-fetal-care-center.html
  81. Girl winning battle with anxiety with a little expert help

    A girl who had a stroke at six months old is facing the challenges life throws at her, including anxiety, with courage - and the help of an MUSC child psychiatrist. Keywords: Cerebral palsy, dystonia, childhood anxiety.
    Wed, 08 Jul 2015 19:35:21 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/ashley-grace-hicklin-overcoming-childhood-anxiety.html
  82. Top-of-the-line fetal imaging gives babies best possible start

    The new Advanced Fetal Care Center at the Medical University of South Carolina offers the best ultrasound and fetal MRI imaging available. Keywords: congenital anomalies, Voluson E10, Scott Sullivan.
    Wed, 08 Jul 2015 18:33:31 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/Ultrasounds-fetal-mris.html
  83. MUSC study raises 'red flag' about commonly-used compound

    MUSC study raises 'red flag' about DOSS or dioctyl sodium sulfosuccinate and how it may be contributing to obesity in wildlife and humans. It is used in a wide array of products from laxatives to artificial flavorings in sodas.
    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:20:57 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/DOSS-study-endrocrine-disruptors.html
  84. State funding goes through for new children's hospital and telehealth

    The final state budget includes funding for the new children's hospital and women's pavilion at MUSC plus money for a key telehealth program. Leaders are "ecstatic." Keywords: Shawn Jenkins, David Cole
    Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:18:46 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/sc-budget-includes-funding-for-musc-childrens-hospital.html
  85. Doctor zaps 'evil unicorn' in girl's brain with thermal laser

    When a girl came to MUSC with an “inoperable” brain tumor, her neurosurgeon got creative.He tried something that had never been used on a child in South Carolina:NeuroBlate.Keywords:basal ganglia glioma, thermal laser, biopsy, heat necrosis
    Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:14:30 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/neuroblate-basal-cell-glioma-child-brain-tumor.html
  86. Non-traditional approach to pregnancy getting good results

    CenteringPregnancy at the Medical University of South Carolina, an innovative approach to prenatal care appears to be reducing the preterm birth rate among women in the program.
    Wed, 24 Jun 2015 21:41:15 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/centering-pregnancy-musc.html
  87. MUSC mental health expert talks about psychology of hate crimes

    Medical University of South Carolina psychologist Daniel Smith talks about the psychology of hate crimes in the aftermath of the Charleston church shootings. Keyword: National Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center
    Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:05:20 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/hate-crime-charleston-church-shooting.html
  88. MUSC scientist and team find genetic variants key in understanding origins of ovarian cancer

    Medical University of South Carolina epidemiologist Linda Kelemen joined an international team to bring the origins of ovarian cancer into sharper focus. Key words: mucinous ovarian carcinomas, genome-wide association study.
    Wed, 17 Jun 2015 16:27:40 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/ovarian-cancer.html
  89. Young adults with autism spectrum and mild neurodevelopmental disorders take part in Piece it Together

    The program Piece it Together at the Medical University of South Carolina helps young adults with autism spectrum and mild neurodevelopmental disorders learn about exercise, nutrition and stress reduction. Keywords: Wando High School, Wellness Center
    Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:54:39 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/piece-it-together-autism-spectrum-disorder.html
  90. "Aha" moment leads to cancer signaling discovery

    Dr. Besim Ogretmen and other MUSC researchers are shedding new light on how cancer cells use signals to adapt and grow, and how that signaling might be stopped. Keywords: Sphingolipid, telomerase, phosphorylation
    Wed, 17 Jun 2015 15:30:03 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/besim-ogretmen-cancer-signaling.html
  91. Tail-wagging send-off for girl going home after chemo

    Abigail Lee rang the bell symbolizing the end of her chemo treatment and got furry hugs from RiverDog baseball mascots at MUSC Children's Hospital. She's one of MUSC's ambassadors for the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital.
    Wed, 17 Jun 2015 14:41:04 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/abigail-lee.html
  92. Crowdfunding platform lets donors support specific research projects

    Donors Cure aims to kickstart young scientists by allowing donors to fund their biomedical research projects. So far, three universities are on board with the crowdfunding platform, including MUSC.
    Tue, 16 Jun 2015 17:11:35 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/donors-cure.html
  93. Cancer survivor "Back on Top" and loving it

    After treatment for breast cancer at MUSC, singer Candace Woodson is about to release her first single as a solo artist. She's also thanking the doctors and nurses, and they're thanking her right back - for being an inspiration.
    Fri, 12 Jun 2015 13:25:07 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/candace-woodson-back-on-top-after-surviving-breast-cancer.html
  94. MUSC Children's Hospital retains national status as one of the best

    MUSC Children’s Hospital has again been ranked as a “best hospital” for children’s heart programs in U.S. News & World Report’s 2015-16 edition of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.
    Wed, 10 Jun 2015 14:45:58 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/musc-childrens-hospital-ranked-a-best-hospital.html
  95. Program helps overlooked victims of addiction: caregivers

    Innovative FIRST or Families in Recovery Skills Training group helps caregivers care for loved ones with alcohol and drug addictions and still hang onto their sanity. Held at MUSC's Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs, the course targets skills building.
    Tue, 09 Jun 2015 15:18:33 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/families-in-recovery.html
  96. Three must read tips to avoid codependency

    Read MUSC therapist Karen Perlmutter's three, must-know tips to keep your sanity as a caregiver for someone with alcohol or drug addictions. Innovative FIRST or Families in Recovery Skills Training group helps caregivers escape codependency traps.
    Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:39:44 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/three-tips-fight-codependency.html
  97. Mahzarin Banaji: Recognize your biases, decide if they help or hurt

    Harvard University social psychologist Mahzarin Banaji spoke at the Dean's Diversity Colloquium at the Medical University of South Carolina about "Blindspot: Hidden Biases of Good People." She has spent decades researching implicit social cognition.
    Mon, 08 Jun 2015 21:19:08 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/mahzarin-banaji-bias.html
  98. MUSC physicist helping White House find transformative proposals for brain research

    The White House BRAIN Initiative asks scientists to dream up the most amazing research proposals possible.MUSC physicist Joseph Helpern,who has an impressive track record of his own,has been tapped to help pinpoint the best ideas. DTI, DKI, MRI
    Mon, 08 Jun 2015 17:59:18 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/brain-imaging-initiative.html
  99. Jenkins family’s relationship to Children's Hospital comes full circle with largest gift in MUSC history

    The Jenkins family’s relationship to Children's Hospital comes full circle with largest gift in MUSC history. A little girl's cries led to a moment that captured the essence of the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital.
    Mon, 01 Jun 2015 18:11:14 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/shawn-jenkins.html
  100. Medical University of South Carolina student goes on NASA mission

    A student in the Medical Scientist Training Program at MUSC just had a dream come true: Craig Kutz got to serve as chief medical Officer for a simulated NASA mission.
    Fri, 29 May 2015 20:49:02 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/nasa-craig-kutz.html
  101. MUSC Heart Health 5K Family Fun Run/Walk for Childhood Obesity Awareness

    The Medical University of South Carolina and Barry Richardson are hosting a Heart Health 5K Family Fun Run/Walk for Childhood Obesity Awareness on Saturday, June 13 at Hampton Park.
    Fri, 29 May 2015 15:46:57 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/heart-healthy-family-fun-run-5K.html
  102. Unexpected moments add to joy of celebration

    A little girl's cries led to a moment that captured the essence of the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital.
    Tue, 26 May 2015 19:46:23 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/jenkins-celebration.html
  103. Magnetic growth option for boy with bone cancer

    When a 12-year-old boy was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, his doctor sent him to Dr. Lee Leddy at MUSC. Leddy put in a JTS extendible implant, a magnetic prosthetic that can grow with the boy.
    Thu, 21 May 2015 21:04:49 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/magnet-bone-cancer.html
  104. New test will benefit people being checked for lung cancer

    Current and former smokers may benefit from a new genomic test for lung cancer.Small brushes on a bronchoscope collect cells for testing with a high accuracy rate. MUSC played a key role in the large study.
    Mon, 18 May 2015 21:29:48 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/lung-cancer.html
  105. Surgeon general to MUSC graduates: Health equity is a civil rights issue

    U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy told graduates at MUSC’s commencement ceremony that America needs their help to shift from a culture of treatment to a culture of prevention. Photo gallery of the Class of 2015 MUSC commencement ceremony
    Fri, 15 May 2015 18:29:05 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/graduation.html
  106. $25 million donation for new Children's Hospital and Women's Pavilion

    Benefitfocus CEO Shawn Jenkins is donating $25 million to the new MUSC Children's Hospital and Women's Pavilion. It will be named in his honor.
    Thu, 14 May 2015 18:40:39 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/25-million-donation.html
  107. Trauma survivor copes with scars left by crash

    MUSC nurse Connie Barbour survived a horrible car crash and now wants to help other trauma survivors through the Medical University of South Carolina's Trauma Survivors Network.
    Wed, 13 May 2015 22:15:36 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/connie.html
  108. Trauma network addresses longterm needs of survivors

    Trauma Survivors Network gives MUSC (Medical University of South Carolina) one more tool to help trauma survivors. No one is ever prepared for an accident and it can be life changing in ways that make recovery difficult.
    Wed, 13 May 2015 22:13:17 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/trauma-survivors.html
  109. Next step in exploring gallbladder issues

    An MUSC researcher who did a gallbladder study that changed the way doctors around the country work is doing new research. Keywords: isotope test, ERCP, sphincter of Oddi, sphincterotomy
    Tue, 12 May 2015 18:17:02 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/gallbladder.html
  110. Alcohol treatment at the Medical University of South Carolina takes a scientific approach

    Alcoholics often feel guilt about their drinking, but researchers at MUSC say it’s a disease that is biologically based.They’re using brain imaging, genetics, medications and more to help people with alcohol problems regain control.
    Mon, 04 May 2015 21:42:55 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/alcohol-treatment.html
  111. Mother's Milk Bank of South Carolina celebrates grand opening

    The first donor human milk bank in South Carolina will help feed the sickest and smallest babies in the state. Keywords: preterm infants, formula, cow's milk, breastfeeding, breast milk, neonatal
    Fri, 01 May 2015 18:55:40 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/milk-bank.html
  112. Innovative drug discovery model aims to accelerate cures

    Innovative drug discovery model aims to accelerate cures. Karen Lackey of the SC Center for Therapeutic Discovery and Development at MUSC finds ways to work with industry, such as Aeterna Zentaris, to develop a better way of doing drug discovery.
    Wed, 29 Apr 2015 21:57:09 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/faster-drug-discovery.html
  113. Sex trafficking in Lowcountry not what many think

    A North Charleston detective, an advocate for abused children and an Assistant Attorney General talk about the problem of sex trafficking and what is being done about it.
    Wed, 29 Apr 2015 20:32:23 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/sex-trafficking.html
  114. Scientists work to create robust drug discovery pipeline at MUSC

    Dr. Yuri Peterson of the SC Center for Therapeutic Discovery and Development at MUSC answers questions about why a novel new way to develop drugs is working at MUSC thanks to big data changes and industry alliances, such as the one with Aeterna Zentaris.
    Tue, 28 Apr 2015 17:02:36 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/drug-discovery-peterson.html
  115. Longtime pediatric abuse expert surprises with new proposal

    MUSC pediatric abuse expert Sara Schuh is about to turn 80, and she wants to enter her new decade with a new way to help troubled families with a history of child neglect learn how to raise happy, healthy kids.
    Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:42:04 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/schuh.html
  116. Doctors: Child abuse can be tricky to spot

    Two pediatric abuse fellows from MUSC talk about tricky cases where child abuse was almost overlooked by doctors. They discuss what to look for and what can be done.
    Tue, 28 Apr 2015 14:39:19 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/missed-child-abuse.html
  117. Cell free DNA test gives early clues about chromosomal abnormalities in babies

    Genetic counselors at the Medical University of South Carolina are recommending cell-free DNA tests to check for fetal chromosomal abnormalities in certain cases. Key words: MUSC, Down syndrome, trisomy, advanced maternal age.
    Fri, 24 Apr 2015 15:27:54 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/cell-free-fetal-dna.html
  118. BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation Awards $3.8 Million Grant to Fund Critical Surgical Safety Research Collaborative

    BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Foundation Awards $3.8 Million Grant to Fund Critical Surgical Safety Research Collaborative
    Wed, 22 Apr 2015 20:58:41 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/surgery.html
  119. Collaboration between MUSC, Roper and Clemson helps stroke recovery

    The Medical University of South Carolina is collaborating with Roper Rehab and Clemson to help stroke patients regain mobility through the video game Duck, Duck, Punch.
    Thu, 16 Apr 2015 18:09:45 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/duck-duck-punch.html
  120. Veteran gets second chance at vision after traumatic brain injury

    Veteran gets second chance at vision after traumatic brain injury
    Wed, 15 Apr 2015 21:15:50 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/brain-injury.html
  121. Pathology Museum gets 'ews' and awe from students

    The Hennigar Pathology Museum at the Medical University of South Carolina houses almost 900 specimens collected during autopsies and surgeries. The recently renovated facility is open for students to tour.
    Wed, 15 Apr 2015 17:52:49 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/pathology-museum.html
  122. MUSC wins three Best of Charleston awards

    The Medical University of South Carolina was named Best Place to Work and Best Hospital, and the MUSC Wellness Center was named Best Health Club in Charleston.
    Wed, 08 Apr 2015 17:21:21 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/best-of.html
  123. Rx warning: Possible side effects of antibiotics

    When Dr. Raja Fayad was murdered at the University of South Carolina, he was working on something big, something Dr. Charles Bennett hopes will be his legacy. Keywords:Cipro, Levaquin, antibiotics, side effects, mitochondrial toxicity
    Tue, 07 Apr 2015 17:35:16 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/antibiotic-warning.html
  124. Hollings Cancer Center Sponsors 5th Annual Community Compass Project

    Hollings Cancer Center Sponsors 5th Annual Community Compass Project Free Health Awareness Program to feature The Food Network Star’s Aaron McCargo and area Health Experts
    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:28:51 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/compass.html
  125. MUSC doctor and nurse practitioner in Antarctica Marathon

    A doctor and a nurse practitioner from the Medical University of South Carolina have bonded over a shared experience few people have enjoyed (or endured): running in the Antarctica Marathon.
    Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:01:49 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/antarctica.html
  126. Expert Q&A: How to have a healthy Bridge Run

    A sports medicine orthopedist at MUSC talks about preparations, injuries and recovery for runners in the Cooper River Bridge Run. Key words: Harris Slone, carb-load, shoes, warm up, stretch
    Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:11:27 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/bridge-run.html
  127. Two from MUSC win Governor's Awards for Excellence in Science

    Two of the five winners of this year's Governor's Awards for Excellence in Science work at the Medical University of South Carolina. Key words: Perry Halushka, Matthew Carpenter
    Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:10:15 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/governors-award.html
  128. Survivor of 'flesh-eating' disease thanks surgeon on Doctors' Day

    A Hilton Head man who almost died from necrotizing fasciitis, or flesh-eating disease, is thanking his surgeon at the Medical University of South Carolina with a donation in her honor on Doctors' Day.
    Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:47:34 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/doctors-day.html
  129. There's a health app for that

    Researchers at a technology application center at the Medical University of South Carolina are creating health apps for everyone from pregnant women to traumatized children to people who keep forgetting to take their pills.
    Thu, 26 Mar 2015 17:21:20 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/health-apps.html
  130. Walter Limehouse

    Featured Expert, MUSC, Medical University of South Carolina, Hospital, Charleston, SC
    Tue, 24 Mar 2015 16:19:00 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/pr/featured_expert/archive/limehouse.htm
  131. MUSC medical students celebrate Match Day

    Medical students at MUSC gathered for Match Day to find out where they will do their residencies. The theme was 90s movies and the mood was both tense and festive.
    Mon, 23 Mar 2015 21:22:56 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/match-day.html
  132. MUSC doctor analyzes whether benefits of new blood thinners outweigh risk

    New anticoagulants (blood thinners) including dabigatran are often preferred to warfarin for patients with atrial fibrillation but can cause GI bleeding.Do the benefits outweigh the risk?
    Fri, 20 Mar 2015 14:32:08 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/don-rockey.html
  133. MUSC researcher involved with report on raising smoking age

    A new report from the Institute of Medicine suggests that raising the age for buying cigarettes will cut back on the number of smokers and save lives. The interim head of MUSC’s Hollings Cancer Center was part of the committee that did the study.
    Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:35:30 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/21-smoking.html
  134. Patient dreams of last trip to the beach; MUSC gets him there

    A man with ALS syndrome dreamed of a final trip to the beach with his girlfriend. His nurses at the Medical University of South Carolina made it happen.
    Thu, 19 Mar 2015 16:25:10 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/ALS.html
  135. MUSC leaders 'thrilled' with legislative support

    The president of the Medical University of Carolina is 'thrilled' that lawmakers in the House approved funding for the new Children's Hospital and Women's Pavilion and telehealth.
    Fri, 13 Mar 2015 21:52:51 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/house-bill.html
  136. College of Nursing rises in NIH funding rankings

    The National Institutes of Health ranks the College of Nursing at the Medical University of South Carolina 14th in research funding. CON researcher Teresa Kelechi describes her work with ulcer patients.
    Thu, 12 Mar 2015 22:45:45 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/CON-ranking.html
  137. Naturalist lands Forbes '30 under 30' title, brings data expertise to MUSC

    Former naturalist Andrew Barbour and Forbes honoree is using his data skills to help neonatologists improve hypothermia treatment for infants at the Medical University of South Carolina. Cerebral palsy, neurological problems.
    Thu, 12 Mar 2015 19:25:49 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/barbour.html
  138. More than 30 companies join Charleston Healthy Business Challenge

    The Medical University of South Carolina has joined Charleston for the Healthy Charleston Business Challenge. Participants include SIB, Johnson & Johnson and SCANA.
    Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:21:00 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/CHBC-folo.html
  139. SCE&G donates $500,000 to new MUSC children's hospital

    SCE&G is donating $500,000 to the new MUSC Children's Hospital and Women's Pavilion. Some employees know from personal experience how important the hospital is.
    Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:17:36 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/sc-electric-and-gas-donation.html
  140. 'Game-changing' research leads to change in stroke treatment

    Endovascular treatment plus tPA dramatically improved the outlook of stroke patients in a trial involving MUSC’s Comprehensive Stroke and Cerebrovascular Program
    Fri, 06 Mar 2015 20:42:12 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/stroke-escape.html
  141. MUSC chaplain finds writing book good therapy

    MUSC chaplain Stacy Sergent finds writing book good therapy. Book is: Being called chaplain: How I lost my name and (eventually) found my faith
    Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:44:40 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/chaplain-book.html
  142. New approach may help prevent chronic back pain

    The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) chose the Medical University of South Carolina to be part of multi-site study on treatment of chronic lower back pain.
    Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:33:36 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/lower-back-pain.html
  143. New children’s medical campus adds to exciting plans for families at MUSC

    Thanks to a vote by the North Charleston city council, MUSC is on track to build a new pediatric medical campus. It’s part of a larger plan at MUSC to meet the changing needs of families.
    Fri, 27 Feb 2015 22:17:49 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/north-charleston-ped-campus.html
  144. MUSC researchers are trying to answer key questions about e-cigarettes

    Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina are researching the effect of electronic or e-cigarettes. Can they help smokers quit using tobacco? Keywords: Vaping, liquid nicotine, smoking.
    Thu, 26 Feb 2015 18:45:14 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/e-cigarette-resesarch.html
  145. Good news and what's next for new children's hospital

    Family-centered care is the focus of MUSC's new $350 million Children’s Hospital and Women’s Pavilion slated to open in 2019. Highlights include: dedicated pediatric oncology and cardiology floors and an advanced fetal care center.
    Wed, 25 Feb 2015 20:30:51 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/childrens-hospital-50million.html
  146. Memorial honors memory of baby born with bilateral renal dysplasia

    Mia Dieffenderfer, born with bilateral renal dysplasia, amazed family, friends and strangers with her fighting spirit at the Medical University of South Carolina. A memorial service was held Feb. 20 with sky lanterns to honor her memory.
    Mon, 23 Feb 2015 20:37:18 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/mia-memorial.html
  147. A possible way to toss the reading glasses and avoid cataracts

    Dr. George Waring is helping older patients put away their reading glasses and helping some avoid ever getting cataracts.He works in the Magill Vision Center, part of the Medical University of South Carolina.
    Thu, 19 Feb 2015 17:45:38 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/presbyopia.html
  148. Darius Rucker rallies crowd to support new children's hospital

    Darius and Beth Rucker make donation and become chairs for fundraising campaign for MUSC's new $350 million Children’s Hospital and Women’s Pavilion slated to open in 2019. Highlights include: dedicated pediatric oncology and cardiology floors.
    Wed, 18 Feb 2015 21:31:29 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/rucker.html
  149. Summerville boy with sickle cell amazes family and famous friends

    Zion Thomas gets treatment for sickle cell disease at the Medical University of South Carolina,where he's made some famous friends.Darius Rucker invited him onstage at a fundraising concert for the new children's hospital.
    Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:09:25 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/Zion.html
  150. Murder suicides show importance of SC domestic violence task force

    Dr. Connie Best says two recent murder suicides emphasize the importance of the new South Carolina task force on domestic violence. She's a professor at the Medical University of South Carolina and part of the task force.
    Fri, 13 Feb 2015 18:33:19 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/best.html
  151. Coming full circle, mother returns to the fragile world of the NICU

    Mother Charlotte Edwards shares her story about what it's like having a preemie baby and how it led to her coming full circle as a neonatal nurse at MUSC Children's Hospital.
    Tue, 10 Feb 2015 21:18:13 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/preemie.html
  152. Family-centered care focus of MUSC's new $350 million Children’s Hospital and Women’s Pavilion slated to open in 2019

    Family-centered care is the focus of MUSC's new $350 million Children’s Hospital and Women’s Pavilion slated to open in 2019. Highlights include: dedicated pediatric oncology and cardiology floors and an advanced fetal care center.
    Mon, 09 Feb 2015 21:06:03 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/childrens-hospital.html
  153. MUSC expert on infectious disease talks about importance of vaccination

    Five babies are the latest people to come down with measles the U.S. outbreak. An expert at the Medical University of South Carolina talks about the possible threat to other states and importance of vaccination.
    Fri, 06 Feb 2015 21:18:41 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/measles.html
  154. MUSC residency programs earn high rankings

    Doximity, working with U.S. News & World Report, ranks some MUSC residency programs among the best: otolaryngology, psychiatry, obstetrics & gynecology and pediatrics.
    Fri, 06 Feb 2015 20:44:01 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/residency-rankings.html
  155. MUSC psychologist is Sullivan's Island's new mayor

    Patrick O'Neil talks about balancing his work as a weight loss psychologist and manager at the Medical University of South Carolina with his new job as mayor of Sullivan's Island.
    Thu, 05 Feb 2015 19:54:41 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/oneil.html
  156. Baby with rare condition fighting to beat the odds

    A tiny girl named Mia has bilateral renal agenesis-no kidneys-and wasn't expected to live. But she's surprising everyone in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Medical University of South Carolina.
    Tue, 03 Feb 2015 14:31:34 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/mia.html
  157. MUSC scientist honored for her role in mentoring women

    The Medical University of South Carolina is honoring Rosalie Crouch, Ph.D., with an Arrow Award through the Initiative for the Advancement, Recruitment and Retention of Women. She's a scientist, mentor and role model.
    Fri, 30 Jan 2015 15:12:26 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/arrow.html
  158. Google grant connects parents with babies in intensive care

    Google grants totaling about $100,000 are funding an iPad program to connect parents with their babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of MUSC.
    Thu, 29 Jan 2015 18:28:27 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/google-ipads.html
  159. New research, a new vaccine and a new approach to HPV

    A new vaccine for HPV, a virus that causes cervical cancer, is about to come on the market as MUSC screens the documentary "Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic."
    Mon, 26 Jan 2015 16:34:26 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/HPV.html
  160. All calories are not created equal

    All calories are not created equal, dieting
    Thu, 22 Jan 2015 19:30:08 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/dieting.html
  161. Healthy Charleston Challenge success stories with weight loss advice for the rest of us

    Three Healthy Charleston Challenge winners and another participant who made great strides give their advice for losing weight at the Medical University of South Carolina's Wellness Center. Exercise, nutrition, diet.
    Thu, 22 Jan 2015 18:18:45 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/HCC.html
  162. Top fitness, weight loss secrets from MUSC Wellness director based on 40 years plus in fitness industry

    MUSC Wellness Center's new director Janis Newton shares future plans for center. She also distills her top fitness, weight loss and health coaching advice from 40 years plus in fitness and running Healthy Charleston Challenge.
    Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:43:05 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/newton.html
  163. MUSC Wellness Center uses new tracking tool to aid weight loss

    The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Wellness Center uses new InBody tracking tool to aid weight loss. Scale uses bioelectrical impedance to better show body and visceral fat levels and muscle to fat ratios.
    Wed, 21 Jan 2015 21:34:10 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/InBody.html
  164. MUSC doctors improve SimMom birth simulator

    From a home workshop to hospitals around the world. Dr. John Schaefer at the Medical University of South Carolina worked with his wife, Dr. Carol Simmons, to automate the childbirth simulator SimMom.
    Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:48:57 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/simmom.html
  165. Business and science join forces for innovation

    Business and science join forces for innovation, MUSC, Medical University of South Carolina
    Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:47:47 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/FRD.html
  166. Flu cases in SC more than double last season's total

    Flu cases in SC more than double last season's total. At the Medical University of South Carolina, one doctor says the numbers are "shooting up" thanks in part to a vaccine mismatch.
    Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:46:16 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/flu2015.html
  167. Ovarian cancer patient uses lighthouse fund to brighten futures

    Ovarian cancer patient uses Lighthouse Fund to brighten futures for other gynecological cancer patients who need financial help.
    Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:44:27 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/crosby-cancer-fund.html
  168. Top ranking for MUSC's College of Nursing

    U.S. News & World Report named the online graduate nursing program at the Medical University of South Carolina the best in the country. The school also has another reason to celebrate: a renovated facility.
    Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:43:42 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/college-of-nursing.html
  169. MUSC and mayor launch Health Charleston Business Challenge

    The Medical University of South Carolina has joined Charleston for the Healthy Charleston Business Challenge, calling for exercise, healthy food, no smoking and stress management in the workplace.
    Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:43:10 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/CHBC.html
  170. Science prodigy Jack Andraka will talk during statewide innovation workshop at MUSC

    Science prodigy Jack Andraka will talk during statewide innovation workshop at MUSC, MUSC, Medical University of South Carolina
    Thu, 15 Jan 2015 19:42:37 GMThttp://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/2015/Andraka.html

 

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