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  1. 2016 Year in Review -- Imagine MUSC 2020

    The Catalyst presents its annual Year in Review roundup of newsworthy stories that made 2016.
    Mon, 19 Mar 2018 13:15:41 GMT
  2. OT faculty member brings help to Haiti through Fulbright program

    Patty Coker–Bolt, associate professor in MUSC's Division of Occupational Therapy, has been traveling abroad on medical mission trips for more than a decade. Haiti, Ethiopia, Uganda
    Tue, 13 Jun 2017 14:28:00 GMT
  3. Brain study points way to possible imaging improvements

    Dr. Prakash Kara and colleagues at the Medical University of South Carolina have published a study in "Nature" that suggests increases in blood flow in the brain are less tightly coupled to neuronal activity than previously believed.
    Wed, 07 Jun 2017 15:02:27 GMT
  4. Children's intensive care nurses serve as beacon for families

    MUSC Children's Hospital is celebrating having the only the only pediatric cardiac ICU in the region to obtain Beacon status. The award is given by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses.
    Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:43:59 GMT
  5. Facial reanimation gives patients their smiles back

    MUSC Health doctor Samuel Oyer is one of only a few in the country offering facial reanimation for people with facial paralysis. Bell's palsy, trauma, cancer
    Tue, 03 Jan 2017 18:02:19 GMT
  6. If busy neurosurgeons can find time to exercise, can you?

    Dr. Raymond Turner speaks at the Charleston Library Society about La Sierra, a fitness program for residents and faculty in the MUSC Department of Neurosurgery.
    Fri, 30 Dec 2016 13:15:45 GMT
  7. SACSCOC reaffirmation coming to MUSC in 2017

    MUSC seeks re-accreditation from Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.
    Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:14:45 GMT
  8. President celebrates first Values in Action award winners

    President David Cole holds luncheon for Values in Action winners.
    Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:11:08 GMT
  9. Antioxidant may help veterans suffering from PTSD and substance use disorders

    Dr. Peter Kalivas and Sudie Back say a study found N-acetylcysteine, or NAC, reduced PTSD symptoms, substance use cravings and depression in some veterans. Antioxidant, MUSC
    Tue, 20 Dec 2016 12:51:38 GMT
  10. Gotcha Bike, MUSC set to roll with Charleston's first bike share

    Charleston’s City Council gave Gotcha Bike the authority to create the city’s first large-scale, locally owned bike share. The Charleston-based company has forged an alliance with MUSC Health as the title partner to launch the service.
    Thu, 15 Dec 2016 19:01:00 GMT
  11. Over-the-counter antioxidant may help teens cut back on drinking

    N-acetylcysteine, or NAC, is showing early promise in helping teenagers and young adults in treatment for marijuana dependence either stop drinking alcohol or cut back on their drinking.
    Wed, 14 Dec 2016 18:46:13 GMT
  12. FaceTime birth brings military dad to tears

    Dr. David Soper helps couple, Chris and Jessica Goodwin, welcome their son into the world Dec. 1 during a C-section despite their father being hundreds of miles away.
    Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:45:35 GMT
  13. Foster care children get greatest gift of the season – a new home

    Foster care parents Jason and Jessica Sismilich describe joys and struggles of the foster care journey and how the MUSC Foster Care Support Clinic at the Medical University of South Carolina has been critical.
    Wed, 14 Dec 2016 15:42:40 GMT
  14. Pediatric telehealth gets ready to 'Sprout'

    Dr. David McSwain is helping lead SPROUT, a national effort to gather data on pediatric health and encourage large-scale research on its effectiveness. Pediatric critical care, rural, Center for Telehealth
    Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:09:18 GMT
  15. Kids celebrate opening of first-of-its-kind clinic in their school

    MUSC Children's Health has opened a clinic in Meeting Street Elementary @Brentwood in North Charleston. Dr. David Cole, Meeting Street Schools, telehealth
    Tue, 13 Dec 2016 18:46:00 GMT
  16. Saluting campus veterans for their military service

    MUSC honors veterans for Veterans Day celebration.
    Tue, 06 Dec 2016 13:40:47 GMT
  17. Construction to begin on new Apple Campus Store

    MUSC's new Apple Campus Store will open in April; construction begins after December finals.
    Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:14:23 GMT
  18. Researcher makes inroads in spinal cord injury research

    Dr. James Krause is the recipient of five grants that will help him improve the lives of individuals with spinal cord injuries in South Carolina and across the country.
    Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:07:41 GMT
  19. Health Care Heroes win the day with heartwarming stories

    Health Care Heroes across the Lowcountry are honored, including some with MUSC ties: 9-year-old Gabe Johnson, Jacqueline Kraveka and Erin Wilkinson.
    Fri, 02 Dec 2016 15:55:43 GMT
  20. Community's generosity amazes Child Life team

    The Child Life team gets ready for the holidays and prepares to receive toy donations to go to kids in the hospital over the holidays. Betsy McMillan, Emily Wiebke, Christmas, decorations
    Thu, 01 Dec 2016 16:53:31 GMT
  21. MUSC Urban Farm will have sister garden in Ghana

    Dr. Cynthia Swenson, MUSC researcher involved with Project Okurase, is part of plan to set up a replica of MUSC's Urban Farm, a sister garden in Okurase, Ghana in West Africa to address nutritional needs.
    Thu, 01 Dec 2016 14:32:04 GMT
  22. Charleston massage therapist finds renewed sense of purpose a long way from home

    Massage therapist Cathy Meryanos traveled to Ghana with a team from the Medical University of South Carolina to work with Project Okurase. She met a woman whose progress amazed her in more ways than one.
    Thu, 01 Dec 2016 12:24:04 GMT
  23. Angel Tree program gets rolling at MUSC Health

    Amanda Geiger's family meets medical and financial challenges with the help of MUSC Health and the Salvation Army's Angel Tree program.
    Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:24:34 GMT
  24. Mothers literally give part of themselves to save sons

    Two South Carolina mothers have donated their kidneys to save their sons' lives. Jahmez Thomas and Eli Clark are happy boys again. Living donors, MUSC, transplant
    Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:11:42 GMT
  25. Study suggests home-based telemental health delivers better quality of life for veterans

    Home-based telemental health for depression is well received by patients and delivers as good a quality of life as in-person visits, research suggests. MUSC, VA, veterans, Vietnam, psychiatry, war
    Tue, 22 Nov 2016 18:07:10 GMT
  26. Neuroscientist studies connection between PTSD and alcohol abuse

    Dr. Justin Gass' latest research seeks to explain the link between PTSD and alcohol abuse, and to test treatments to break the vicious cycle between the two.
    Mon, 21 Nov 2016 20:18:57 GMT
  27. Expert advice on how to handle unhealthy air caused by smoke from wildfires

    Wildfires in North Carolina have sent smoke deep into the Lowcountry, driving the air quality index to the unhealthy level. MUSC Health experts offer advice for people wondering how that should impact their time outside.
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016 20:01:50 GMT
  28. Scientific retreat tackles tough issues of health disparities, racism

    The Health Disparities Retreat held at the Medical University of South Carolina, sponsored by MUSC’s South Carolina Clinical & Translational Research Institute, featured Dr. Camara Jones and experts from MUSC. Racism, health equity
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:18:52 GMT
  29. Physician releases second suspense novel

    MUSC physician Roger Newman releases "Two Drifters," his second novel.
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016 19:02:55 GMT
  30. Pharmacist explores new methods to reduce medication errors

    Pharmacist Beju Shah helps develop medication early warning system.
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016 18:52:45 GMT
  31. Athlete who almost died returns to thank team that helped save him, and gets thanked right back

    Former ICU patient Cornell Stanley returns to thank the team that took care of him at MUSC Health. Traumatic brain injury, James Island, Bruce Crookes, emergency surgery, car crash
    Fri, 18 Nov 2016 18:31:43 GMT
  32. Patients eager to test device that might ease heart failure symptoms

    Dr. Sheldon Litwin is leading MUSC’s part of a multi-site trial called Reduce LAP (left atrial pressure) testing the Corvia Medical InterAtrial Shunt Device. Heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, HFpEF
    Tue, 15 Nov 2016 13:27:32 GMT
  33. Man who made a living with language adapts to life after aphasia

    Mark Vail suffered a stroke that left him with aphasia, an inability to communicate caused by damage to specific brain areas. Luckily, the antiques auctioneer lived near one of the few centers in the country with a language and aphasia clinic.
    Mon, 14 Nov 2016 19:59:41 GMT
  34. The New Health Care Consumer

    Anton Gunn, chief diversity officer at the Medical University of South Carolina, explores changing demographics of the new health care consumer and how hospital leaders and social workers can rise to the challenge. MUSC 16th annual social work conference
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 19:36:54 GMT
  35. Testing stem cells as possible treatment for heart failure

    Stem cells are being tested at the Medical University of South Carolina as a possible treatment for heart failure with a preserved ejection fraction, or HFpEF. Michael Zile, cardiology, Capricor, Department of Defense
    Tue, 08 Nov 2016 15:35:49 GMT
  36. Feeling stressed about the election? Here's what a psychologist advises

    Psychologist Alyssa Rheingold offers advice for people feeling anxious about the presidential election. Election stress disorder, Clinton, Trump, negative news, National Crime Victims Center
    Mon, 07 Nov 2016 16:23:30 GMT
  37. MUSC, Roper St. Francis announce novel partnership in creation of Lowcountry Stroke Collaborative

    MUSC and Roper St. Francis announce a partnership between two leading hospitals to create a Lowcountry Stroke Collaborative.
    Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:56:24 GMT
  38. Psychologist offers solutions for parents, children who use drugs

    MUSC Psychologist Phillippe Cunningham's new program will reward parents for getting involved in children's drug treatment.
    Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:32:37 GMT
  39. CHP open house event offers glimpse into medical professions

    CHP open house celebrates college's 50th anniversary.
    Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:31:12 GMT
  40. Summer internship program leads undergrads to research track

    MUSC's summer undergraduate research program puts students on track for careers in science.
    Fri, 04 Nov 2016 18:16:15 GMT
  41. MUSC-led study tries to increase HIV testing and treatment

    MUSC researcher Michael Sweat and colleagues at Clemson and in Tanzania will test whether integrating HIV screening with hypertension and diabetes testing will get more people to agree to testing and treatment.
    Fri, 04 Nov 2016 16:07:08 GMT
  42. Event aims to turn people’s inner compasses in healthy new direction

    A free event featuring food, drinks and entertainment takes place November 12 at Hollings Cancer Center. The Community Compass Project calls it “Dialogue and dining: building a healthy community.”
    Thu, 03 Nov 2016 17:39:28 GMT
  43. Study puts Weight Watchers to the test for Type 2 diabetes

    A study coordinated by the MUSC Health Weight Management Center shows the scales tipping in Weight Watchers’ favor instead of standard care when it comes to helping people with Type 2 diabetes. Patrick O’Neil
    Wed, 02 Nov 2016 16:48:01 GMT
  44. MUSC hosts movie screening, discussion about bipolar disorder

    A screening of the movie "Touched With Fire" at MUSC led to a panel discussion about bipolar disorder, featuring nationally known author and expert Dr. Kay Jamison. Institute of psychiatry, mania, depression, brain stimulation
    Mon, 31 Oct 2016 18:38:54 GMT
  45. Expanded access to nutrition experts helps families across the state lose weight

    Medicaid has made it easier for patients to see dietitians, and they aren't the only ones for whom access has become easier. MUSC, nutrition counseling, Nina Crowley, obesity, weight loss, overweight
    Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:45:43 GMT
  46. Child survivor of domestic violence recovers through advocacy efforts

    Danielle Richardson saw her mom be murdered by her step father and went on to become an advocate to raise awareness about domestic violence. She belongs to support group at MUSC National Crime Victims Research & Treatment Center. MUSC News
    Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:42:21 GMT
  47. Finding the clues for better autism treatments

    Dr. Christopher W. Cowan and colleagues explore whether the absence of or mutations to MEF2C gene is linked to autism. Brain connectivity, neuroscience, schizophrenia, neurodevelopmental disability.
    Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:18:32 GMT
  48. Researcher leading the field in cancer immunotherapy

    Dr. Jennifer Wu working on revolutionary cancer treatment using the human immune system to fight tumors.
    Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:36:34 GMT
  49. MUSC employees step up to relocate babies before the storm

    Thirty-one babies relocated from NICU and PICU due to Hurricane Matthews fears.
    Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:32:51 GMT
  50. Mother safely delivers during hurricane

    Mother who was born during Hurricane Hugo gives birth at MUSC during Hurricane Matthew.
    Fri, 21 Oct 2016 16:26:38 GMT
  51. Transplant surgeon urges donors to get in the game at TEDxCharleston event

    Dr. Satish Nadig spoke at TEDXCharleston about the huge need for organ donations. He told how a tiny patient benefited from another family's generosity.
    Thu, 20 Oct 2016 19:13:58 GMT
  52. Boy's eyes tell scary story about his liver

    Ahmad Scott's golden eyes were the only sign he had a life-threatening kidney condition. He had a transplant at MUSC Children's Hospital, where Dr. Satish Nadig is working on ways to make organ transplants even more successful.
    Thu, 20 Oct 2016 16:11:16 GMT
  53. Infants, moms benefit from MUSC's Milk Preparation Room

    MUSC's milk prep room makes breastfeeding easier.
    Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:23:04 GMT
  54. MUSC 'weathers' Hurricane Matthew

    MUSC staff worked around the clock to make sure the Medical University could weather the storm.
    Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:12:06 GMT
  55. MUSC interpreters 'bridge' the gap with patients

    MUSC interpreters work to make sure patients and providers understand each other.
    Fri, 14 Oct 2016 19:02:27 GMT
  56. Parents say special goodbye to baby girl

    Jill and Steve Williams describe their experience in MUSC Children's Hospital, where their baby Charlotte was in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. The Palliative Care team helped make their time there as comfortable and special as possible.
    Thu, 13 Oct 2016 16:31:24 GMT
  57. Events bring suicide awareness out of the darkness

    The Out of the Darkness Walk raises money for and awareness about the need for suicide prevention efforts. Meg Wallace, an MUSC Health trauma expert, talks about the death of Kiki Hannapel and how it has affected the lives of those who loved her.
    Thu, 13 Oct 2016 14:45:43 GMT
  58. Researchers probing the beneficial secrets in dolphins' proteins

    Dolphins seem to have protective proteins that may contain clues to treatments for aging-associated diseases in humans. MUSC researcher Michael Janech, proteomics expert, harnesses power of biomimicry.
    Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:01:56 GMT
  59. Excellence Round Up

    Ann Benedict, who works in MUSC’s pediatric cardiology ICU, has been named a 2016 GEM Award regional winner in the Excellence in Clinical Nursing Category.
    Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:22:36 GMT
  60. Child Life specialists brighten picture for hospitalized kids

    Child Life specialists play an important role at MUSC Children's Hospital in helping kids and their families feel happy and comfortable. They know that play can be a form of therapy.
    Tue, 04 Oct 2016 16:59:57 GMT
  61. ECHO Program explores how environment affects kids' health

    MUSC and Columbia University have been awarded more than $1.5 million in fiscal year 2016 to help launch a new National Institutes of Health initiative called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes.
    Wed, 28 Sep 2016 17:13:22 GMT
  62. From GED to MD: MUSC med student inspires others to pursue dreams against all odds

    From GED to MD: MUSC med student Domnique Newallo inspires others to pursue dreams against all odds
    Wed, 28 Sep 2016 12:44:38 GMT
  63. Reaching lives through Project Hope

    The MUSC Health Career Exploration Program has partnered with Project HOPE, a statewide medical scholarship program that provides on–site, clinical job shadowing opportunities for students.
    Tue, 27 Sep 2016 13:47:11 GMT
  64. Navigators guide cancer patients through complex process

    Nurse navigators at MUSC Health help patients cope with the logistical, educational and emotional aspects of a cancer diagnosis.
    Mon, 26 Sep 2016 19:35:27 GMT
  65. Students collaborate, display talents with fashion show

    The Fun and Functional Fashion Show, introduced a collection of clothing for young women with physical disabilities. MUSC Occupational Therapy students worked with Charleston County students to present it.
    Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:12:06 GMT
  66. Medical students strive for balance amid stress of medical school

    MUSC College of Medicine's student wellness council fosters personal and academic well-being on campus.
    Thu, 22 Sep 2016 15:25:40 GMT
  67. Healing kids' burn wounds through family-friendly technology

    Parents whose kids have suffered burns are about to get some high-tech help from the MUSC Children’s Health Burn Center through a first-of-its-kind burn app.
    Wed, 21 Sep 2016 18:29:27 GMT
  68. Graduate Studies awarded career training grant

    The MUSC College of Graduate Studies is among only seven institutions in the United States that received the prestigious and highly-competitive Career Guidance for Trainees Award from the Burroughs Wellcome Fund.
    Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:27:21 GMT
  69. Olympic dreams: Mom, family support gold medal jumper in Rio

    Stephanie Taylor, director of Diversity and Inclusion for MUSC Health, flew 4,546 miles to watch her son, Christian Taylor, compete in the 2016 Olympics.
    Mon, 19 Sep 2016 13:25:49 GMT
  70. MUSC part of innovative national cancer trial

    MUSC part of innovative, national cancer trial called NCI MATCH or Molecular Analysis for Therapy Choice
    Fri, 16 Sep 2016 15:03:19 GMT
  71. MUSC leads state in biomedical research funding

    The Medical University of South Carolina continues to lead the state in biomedical research with more than $259 million in grant support from outside sources, including more than $109 million from the National Institutes of Health.
    Fri, 16 Sep 2016 14:54:17 GMT
  72. Researcher’s 'magic bullet' for spinal cord injuries: Estrogen

    Narendra Banik, Ph.D., has been awarded a special initiative basic research grant from the South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund. With the grant, he will train and support spinal cord injury researchers from across the state.
    Wed, 14 Sep 2016 19:31:14 GMT
  73. Noted liver cancer researcher joins Hollings Cancer Center

    Anand Mehta, a leader in the development of glycoproteomic technologies for the discovery of liver cancer biomarkers, joins MUSC and Hollings Cancer Center.
    Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:35:14 GMT
  74. Spinal cord injury researcher inspires at faculty convocation

    MUSC researcher, paralyzed as teen, highlights access & inclusion at faculty convocation.
    Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:17:29 GMT
  75. Group advances Hispanics, Native Americans in science

    MUSC researcher heads up SACNAS chapter to promote Hispanics and Native Americans in science. SACNAS is the Society for Advancement of Chicanos/Hispanics and Native Americans in Science.
    Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:10:20 GMT
  76. Former pulmonary chief, physician remembered for his compassion

    Renowned physician and beloved mentor, Dr. Steven Sahn, leaves legacy of compassion and innovation.
    Fri, 09 Sep 2016 15:06:30 GMT
  77. Game-changing procedures show spine center expertise

    The MUSC Health Spine Center helped a Myrtle Beach man go from needing a cane to playing ball again. This story describes cervical disc arthoplasty, SI fusion, endoscopic discectomy and stereotactic spinal radiosurgery.
    Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:19:23 GMT
  78. Student stories show power of med school diversity

    MUSC students John Robinson and Lance Braye describe their paths to medical school. MUSC is ranked fifth in the country for the number of African-American medical students.
    Fri, 09 Sep 2016 13:14:28 GMT
  79. MUSC students discuss the process of increasing diversity on campus

    Two black medical students discuss the process of getting in to MUSC and what it takes to make a medical school as diverse as theirs. They'd like to make sure other African-Americans know what's possible.
    Wed, 07 Sep 2016 19:55:15 GMT
  80. Neuroene Therapeutics awarded grant to advance epilepsy research

    Neuroene Therapeutics, a startup company rooted in the efforts of researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina to find new anti-seizure drugs, secured a Small Business Technology Transfer grant for $225,000.
    Tue, 30 Aug 2016 21:09:51 GMT
  81. Harper's first birthday marks celebration, chance to support research

    Harper's first birthday marks celebration, chance to support research and spina bifida awareness.
    Tue, 30 Aug 2016 15:12:14 GMT
  82. MUSC registers annual economic impact of $3.8 billion in Charleston metro area

    MUSC registers annual economic impact of $3.8 billion in Charleston metro area. Institution responsible for nearly 28,000 jobs and more than $1.8 billion in income
    Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:20:21 GMT
  83. Illumination Project: Potential for harmony

    MUSC supports the Illumination Project, an initiative to strengthen the relationship between police officers and the community.
    Fri, 19 Aug 2016 17:30:02 GMT
  84. Researchers report important findings about African-American patients' hearts

    Researchers are getting closer to figuring out why African-Americans are more likely to suffer and die from congestive heart failure than their white counterparts. It’s part of MUSC’s commitment to ending health disparities.
    Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:09:34 GMT
  85. Gold medal performance: MUSC student a winner at 2016 Transplant Games

    MUSC College of Graduate Studies student Grace Bazzle has cystic fibrosis and received a double lung transplant in 2010. She said competing in the Transplant Games helped her feel whole again and reminded her she wasn’t alone.
    Wed, 17 Aug 2016 15:22:52 GMT
  86. E-Visits and Video Visits bring appointments to patients

    E-visits and video visits allow patients to be treated by MUSC providers without leaving home, work or vacation. They're for non-emergency issues such as sinus problems, urinary problems, allergies and STDs.
    Wed, 17 Aug 2016 13:59:03 GMT
  87. Groundbreaking for new children's hospital captures special moments

    Special moments and images captures at the Aug. 12 groundbreaking of the Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion.
    Tue, 16 Aug 2016 19:32:38 GMT
  88. No judgment, lots of support in group treatment for mood disorders

    No judgment, lots of support in group treatment for mood disorders. ReVisions program offers intensive outpatient treatment for people with bipolar disorders, OCD, major depression and a history of trauma.
    Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:42:16 GMT
  89. Women's pavilion to combine comfort with state-of-the-art care

    The Pearl Tourville Women's Pavilion is named in honor of a beloved Orangeburg woman. It will combine comfort with state-of-the-art care.
    Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:39:21 GMT
  90. Imagine MUSC 2020 gains new strategy chief

    Exciting new plans and a dedicated leader energize enterprise-wide strategy. Dr. Darlene Shaw, recently named chief institutional strategy officer, is responsible for implementing and moving important initiatives forward.
    Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:53:14 GMT
  91. Mom of twins brings personal perspective to hospital planning

    A mother of twins talks about families' roles in helping plan the Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion.
    Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:16:55 GMT
  92. Design of new children's hospital aims to bring healing

    The design of the MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital blends plenty of Lowcountry flavor with healing features.
    Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:16:00 GMT
  93. New children's hospital inspires, challenges builders

    Builders working on the new Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion discuss the challenges of working in a city that floods and is at risk of hurricanes and earthquakes.
    Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:15:28 GMT
  94. Architects work to ensure hospital will be a landmark

    Architects working on the new Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital and Pearl Tourville Women’s Pavilion discuss how it will look and what it's like to work with family input.
    Fri, 12 Aug 2016 12:14:47 GMT
  95. Trauma doc: Kids are not little adults

    Trauma doctor Keith Borg discusses the value of having a pediatric Level 1 Trauma Center at MUSC Children's Hospital.
    Thu, 11 Aug 2016 17:49:11 GMT
  96. Palliative care team sets national example in videos

    The MUSC Health Palliative Care Program is being featured in training videos for nursing schools across the country.
    Mon, 08 Aug 2016 15:55:21 GMT
  97. Girl survives brain surgery, issues special invitation

    Brittany Brooks surprised herself and her mother one night when she suffered ....
    Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:18:52 GMT
  98. MUSC researchers awarded $1.46M to find ways to prevent aortic aneurysms

    Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina received a $1.46 million grant to study how thoracic aortic aneurysms develop with an eye to preventing them.
    Fri, 05 Aug 2016 14:18:24 GMT
  99. Ovarian cancer risk linked to socioeconomic status in African-American women

    Higher socioeconomic status is associated with lower ovarian cancer risk in African-American women, according to a new study led by investigators at the Medical University of South Carolina.
    Fri, 05 Aug 2016 12:47:17 GMT
  100. MUSC ranked again as state's No. 1 hospital

    MUSC ranked again as state's No. 1 hospital. U.S. News and World Report releases its 2016 Best Hospital rankings
    Wed, 03 Aug 2016 14:41:12 GMT
  101. Oral health researcher excited about collaborative opportunities

    Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:20:52 GMT
  102. Scientific approach drives substance abuse conference

    Experts gathered to talk about the latest substance abuse research and treatments with an emphasis on opioid addiction and alcohol use disorders.
    Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:51:07 GMT
  103. African-American hospital remembered as new children's hospital rises

    The site of the new MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital is also the site of the last health care facility to bear the McClennan-Banks name, a name that brings back memories for some African-Americans in Charleston.
    Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:57:46 GMT
  104. Nurse anesthetist program shines, expands

    The MUSC Division of Anesthesia for Nurses program is phasing in a 3-year doctorate program to replace the current Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia.
    Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:04:01 GMT
  105. Eye-opening link between insomnia and substance abuse

    Alcohol and drug abuse can lead to insomnia that may last even after a person ends his or her substance abuse. Dr. Greg Sahlem discussed the issue at the Update on Psychiatry.
    Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:51:43 GMT
  106. Striking a balance for patients in pain

    Pain management doctor Ryan Nobles writes about opioid prescriptions and their potential for abuse in the wake of the musician Prince's death. Fentanyl, oxycontin. overdose.
    Fri, 22 Jul 2016 18:48:45 GMT
  107. Reality check on state of our weight

    More than four in ten women and three in ten men in the U.S. are obese, and a weight loss expert at the Medical University of South Carolina calls that frightening.
    Tue, 19 Jul 2016 18:32:44 GMT
  108. Immunotherapy causes paradigm shift in cancer treatment

    MUSC Hollings Cancer Center, which does more immunotherapy trials and treatments than any other institution in the state, is trying to take the brakes off the immune system to help it fight cancer.
    Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:12:56 GMT
  109. Skin pathologist fights own skin cancer with immunotherapy

    Skin pathologist Dr. Nicole Dominiak has undergone rounds of immunotherapy for the melanoma has spread to her lungs and brain.
    Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:09:14 GMT
  110. Pregnant women, new moms get mental health help at special clinic

    The Reproductive Behavioral Health Clinic at MUSC helps new mothers and mothers-to-be, expanding from a one-psychiatrist operation to a team. post-partum depression, baby blues, Dr. Constance Guille
    Tue, 19 Jul 2016 15:09:44 GMT
  111. Former model and husband share Alzheimer's story at MUSC

    Former model and entrepreneur B. Smith and her husband are touring the country raising awareness about Alzheimer's disease. They recently visited the brain bank at the Medical University of South Carolina.
    Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:45:26 GMT
  112. Employee Wellness: First Step It Up MUSC winners announced

    Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:56:41 GMT
  113. Meet Leticia M. Abraham, DHA

    Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:55:27 GMT
  114. Making IT Great: Change your MUSC Net ID password

    Wed, 13 Jul 2016 19:54:14 GMT
  115. University provost steps down, returns as faculty

    Wed, 13 Jul 2016 17:08:32 GMT
  116. Predicting language deficits after stroke with connectome-based imaging

    Investigators report that imaging all of the brain’s connections after stroke in addition to imaging only the areas of cortical tissue damage could better predict who will have language deficits and how severe those deficits will be.
    Wed, 13 Jul 2016 13:42:44 GMT
  117. Researchers harness power of viruses to fight cancer

    A brain cancer treatment involving a virus being tested at the Medical University of South Carolina’s Hollings Cancer Center is very similar to a poliovirus treatment recently featured on the CBS show “60 Minutes.” Glioblastoma, anaplastic astrocytoma
    Tue, 12 Jul 2016 17:41:15 GMT
  118. Doctors reach out to patients behind bars with telehealth

    A partnership between MUSC Health, the SC Department of Corrections and the Charleston county jail is bringing telehealth to inmates. Edward O'Bryan, Edward Jauch, Al Cannon Detention Center, state prisons
    Tue, 12 Jul 2016 14:07:35 GMT
  119. MUSC Children's Hospital ranks in unprecedented six categories

    Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:33:40 GMT
  120. Busy nurse loses 50 pounds through telehealth

    Kendra Nangle says the MUSC Health Weight Management Center's Focus program worked so well for her that she has referred more than 35 people to the program.
    Mon, 11 Jul 2016 18:15:58 GMT
  121. Charleston a good fit for packed Zika symposium

    A Zika symposium sponsored by MUSC, Johns Hopkins and the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) drew an overflow crowd to discuss the virus' threat, its effect on some people and how to fight it.
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 18:02:17 GMT
  122. MUSC eating disorders clinic provides a welcome, safe haven

    The Friedman Center for Eating Disorders emphasized Family Based Treatment, which has been shown to be 90 percent effective. The center treats anorexia, bulimia and other eating disorders in people ages 8 to 24.
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:59:35 GMT
  123. Hearing the call to head to the national spelling bee

    Eleven-year-old Neil Maes was born with profound hearing loss. His family got him to the audiology experts at MUSC, who gave him cochlear implants that allow him to hear so well that he just competed in the national spelling bee.
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:57:19 GMT
  124. Center uses expertise after tragedy strikes

    Dr. Dean Kilpatrick leads the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at MUSC. He discusses how he and other community leaders will use a $3.6M DOJ grant to help people affected by the Emanuel Nine shootings.
    Fri, 01 Jul 2016 17:55:43 GMT
  125. Charleston a good fit for packed Zika symposium

    A Zika symposium sponsored by MUSC, Johns Hopkins and the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) drew an overflow crowd to discuss the virus' threat, its effect on some people and how to fight it.
    Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:47:11 GMT
  126. MUSC-based startup wins National TechConnect Innovation award

    The MUSC-based startup company ToleRaM has won a prestigious National TechConnect Innovation award. Founders Satish Nadig, Ann-Marie Broome and Carl Atkinson say they're honored.
    Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:33:24 GMT
  127. Hearing the call to head to the national spelling bee

    Eleven-year-old Neil Maes was born with profound hearing loss. His family got him to the audiology experts at MUSC, who gave him cochlear implants that allow him to hear so well that he just competed in the national spelling bee.
    Mon, 20 Jun 2016 17:32:20 GMT
  128. Federal grant to help heal wounds of Emanuel Nine shootings

    A $3.6 million grant from the Department of Justice will fund treatment for people impacted by the Emanuel AME Church shootings. The National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at MUSC is leading the efforts.
    Fri, 10 Jun 2016 18:16:10 GMT
  129. Six girls get ready for 120-mile run to raise money for new children's hospital

    Six girls from North Myrtle Beach High School are set to run about 120 miles for a good cause: to raise money for the new Shawn Jenkins Children's Hospital. Earl Main, MUSC Children's Hospital
    Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:15:47 GMT
  130. Hollings Cancer Center leads $15M studies on tobacco policies, e-cig use

    Hollings Cancer Center has been awarded a five year grant by the NCI to lead research into effects of government policies on tobacco use behaviors and the evolving nicotine delivery market. E-cigarettes, Michael Cummings, Anthony Alberg
    Thu, 02 Jun 2016 21:02:23 GMT
  131. Patients flock to cause, advance brain tumor research

    Mark Siwick, diagnosed with an incurable brain tumor, has become a tireless fundraiser for research. He and his wife are using grey flamingos to get friends to flock to support their cause.
    Tue, 31 May 2016 20:32:21 GMT
  132. Researcher explores mysteries of neuronal communication

    Dr. Prakash Kara discusses what fascinates him about brain research, how his findings on fMRI may affect patients and what he hopes to learn about neuron transmission and other complex but fascinating aspects of how the brain works.
    Wed, 25 May 2016 17:52:25 GMT
  133. Tiny packages may pack powerful treatment for brain tumors

    A study involving nanotechnology at MUSC suggests a tiny lipid nanocarrier could be targeted to deliver a chemotherapeutic drug more efficiently to tumor cells in the brain. Glial cells, Ann-Marie Broome, Amy Lee Bredlau
    Thu, 19 May 2016 20:35:26 GMT
  134. Doctors try to protect babies from the opioid epidemic

    Women taking opioids who become pregnant are cutting back or quitting with the help of doctors at MUSC who carefully decide what's right for each case. Constance Guille, reproductive behavioral health, oxycodone, hydrocodone, benzodiazepine
    Tue, 17 May 2016 12:58:50 GMT
  135. Trauma programs make sure survivors don't feel alone

    MUSC is celebrating trauma survivors during Trauma Awareness Month. Doctors recognize trauma's scars are more than physical - it can leave patients devastated emotionally. So MUSC is offering resources to ensure those needs are met.
    Thu, 12 May 2016 13:45:53 GMT
  136. Guard survived 'hit,' now helps other trauma survivors

    Robert Johnson and Dr. Stephen Fann met under terrible circumstances - Johnson had been shot 6 times and was close to death. They've become friends, and Johnson has become part of the Trauma Survivors Network at MUSC, where Fann works.
    Mon, 09 May 2016 20:20:26 GMT
  137. $8.9M grant funds research on treatment for one of deadliest cancers

    A $8.9M grant from the National Cancer Institute will fund research on the signaling of sphingolipids at the Hollings Cancer Center. hepatocellular carcinoma, Besim Ogretmen, lipids, solid tumors
    Mon, 09 May 2016 19:46:41 GMT
  138. Girl born with one pumping heart chamber lives remarkable life

    When KC Jackson was born with serious heart defects, she wasn't expected to survive her first weekend. She and her mother credit the cardiology team at MUSC for helping her go on to live a remarkable life.
    Fri, 06 May 2016 19:31:25 GMT
  139. MUSC scientists' invention aids football head injury report

    An MRI method invented by scientists now working at the Medical University of South Carolina played a key role in a study that found head impacts, even those that did not not rise to the level of a concussion, caused changes in football players' brains.
    Fri, 06 May 2016 18:44:42 GMT
  140. New 3-D mammograms give women peace of mind

    3-D mammograms, now available at the Medical University of South Carolina, allow radiologists to see cancers they might have otherwise missed. They're done in addition to 2-D mammograms. MUSC Health East Cooper, breast cancer, Rebecca Leddy
    Fri, 06 May 2016 18:37:53 GMT
  141. High tech help for sick kids without leaving school

    The MUSC Center for Telehealth is bringing expert care to school children, allowing them to see specialists via telehealth. The program treats everything from asthma to mental health issues.
    Fri, 29 Apr 2016 18:21:06 GMT
  142. Outwitting 'smart' cancers with Genomics Tumor Board

    Cancer treatment is getting a lot more individualized at the Medical University of South Carolina with the help of a new Genomics Tumor Board. lung cancer, colorectal cancer, melanoma, metastatic, DNA
    Tue, 26 Apr 2016 14:33:14 GMT
  143. Child Life brings play, wonder to hospitalized kids

    The only Child Life specialists in the Charleston area help MUSC Children's Hospital patients and their families through therapeutic play - and sometimes with the help of new friends normally found in the wild.
    Mon, 25 Apr 2016 13:34:43 GMT
  144. Preacher finds new, life-saving calling

    A charismatic AME preacher connects with MUSC to share her passion for organ donation advocacy. Mary Holmes Singleton, kidney, Life Point, African Methodist Episcopal, Transplant Center
    Fri, 22 Apr 2016 20:43:13 GMT
  145. Doctors discuss new information about Zika risks

    Infectious disease experts at the Medical University of South Carolina offer perspective and advice as new information at risks related to Zika virus emerges. Microcephaly, pregnancy, Guillain-Barre, paralysis
    Tue, 19 Apr 2016 15:59:09 GMT
  146. Rural community joins forces with researchers in search of better care for diabetics

    Preliminary results of the Bamberg Diabetes Transitional Care study show rural residents with diabetes do significantly better with increased outreach support.
    Mon, 18 Apr 2016 15:16:24 GMT .html
  147. Scottish 'fighter' hosts next Science Cafe

    Dr. Stephen Duncan hosts a Science Cafe called "Stem Cells: The Great Pretenders." He'll discuss his fight to treat and cure rare children's liver diseases with the help of versatile stem cells. Regenerative medicine, cell biology, Scottish
    Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:46:31 GMT
  148. It's time: MUSC leaders push for autism-friendly health care

    A new autism-friendly room in the adult emergency department is part of a push to make this growing group of patients as comfortable as possible. ASD, Asperger Syndrome, sensory, Autism Aware Healthcare, Rita Ryan, Edward Jauch
    Fri, 15 Apr 2016 19:44:46 GMT
  149. MUSC awarded Joint Commission certification as comprehensive stroke center

    MUSC awarded Joint Commission certification as comprehensive stroke center
    Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:34:42 GMT
  150. Local family saved by knowing their medical history

    Local family saved by knowing their family history of aneurysms.
    Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:28:10 GMT
  151. Studies give a clearer picture of preventing stroke and stroke recovery

    A series of studies, including some out of MUSC, are giving a clearer picture of how to prevent strokes and help stroke victims recover.
    Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:27:39 GMT
  152. MUSC part of $11.1M NIH aphasia study to help stroke patients

    Doctors at MUSC are about to take part in a large study designed to help determining the best treatment options and figuring out which stroke patients are most likely to recover from communication problems.
    Mon, 04 Apr 2016 18:27:11 GMT .html
  153. Grad programs land 'top 30' spots in U.S. News & World Report rankings

    MUSC has 5 programs ranked in “top 30” spots for the U.S. News Media Group's 2017 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. Health Care Management, 17th Nursing Anesthesia, 29th Occupational Therapy, 17th Physical Therapy, 28th Nursing-DNP- 14th
    Wed, 30 Mar 2016 19:44:18 GMT
  154. Validating new ways to help troubled veterans

    Research involving MUSC and the Johnson VA Medical Center is exploring new ways to help veterans deal with military sexual trauma and subclinical post-traumatic stress disorder. Ron Acierno, Department of Defense, home-based telepsychology, PTSD
    Wed, 30 Mar 2016 16:45:51 GMT
  155. Researchers Publish Position Statement on Pairing Smoking-Cessation Services with Lung Cancer Screening

    Cancer Publishes Review Co-Led by Hollings Cancer Center Researcher Highlighting Benefits of Pairing Smoking-Cessation with Lung Screening
    Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:59:18 GMT .html
  156. MUSC students learn the healing power of food

    A new alliance between MUSC and the Culinary Institute of Charleston gives students the chance to take an elective course where they learn how to blend culinary lessons with nutritional science.
    Wed, 30 Mar 2016 15:57:17 GMT
  157. MUSC recognized as part of "Best of Charleston" list

    The Charleston City Paper named MUSC best hospital, best place to work, best weight loss center and best fitness center in its "Best of Charleston" rankings.
    Mon, 28 Mar 2016 20:32:14 GMT
  158. MUSC named a leader in LGBT health care equality

    MUSC Health has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.
    Thu, 24 Mar 2016 18:33:23 GMT
  159. Study offers new treatment for veterans with chronic pain

    Military veterans who have been struggling with chronic back pain are invited to participate in a study testing a new therapy for increased pain relief. tDCS, cognitive behavioral therapy, Jeffrey Borckardt, opioid, brain stimulation
    Tue, 22 Mar 2016 16:44:03 GMT
  160. Tele-ICU helps 'sickest of the sick' across state

    A doctor at the Medical University of South Carolina is treating critically ill patients in other hospitals without leaving Charleston through tele-ICU. AICU, Dee Ford, telehealth, Palmetto Health Tuomey, AnMed Health
    Fri, 18 Mar 2016 19:28:51 GMT
  161. Doctor returns to MUSC to talk about 'Superwoman complex'

    Medical University of South Carolina graduate Dr. Nicole Swiner has written a book, "How to Avoid the Superwoman Complex" and is coming to campus to discuss it.
    Wed, 16 Mar 2016 17:58:26 GMT
  162. $3.8M grant awarded to surgeon to test transplant drug

    A grant from Gilead Sciences, Inc. will fund a multi-center drug trial involving people with hepatitis C who have had liver transplants. MUSC's Kenneth Chavin will be principal investigator. Harvoni, HVC, retroviral
    Tue, 15 Mar 2016 20:34:05 GMT
  163. Next Science Cafe: Not your mother's mammogram

    Surgeon-researcher Nancy DeMore leads a Science Cafe discussing her research designed to improve breast cancer screening. She'll also talk about risk factors and what to do if you discover a breast mass. Halo, SmartState, SFRP2, antibody
    Tue, 15 Mar 2016 19:12:10 GMT
  164. Breathing new life into fight against lung disease

    Its early symptoms look a lot like those of the common cold, but pulmonary fibrosis can take a deadly toll. MUSC is part of a growing network of centers searching for better treatments and a cure. Idiopathic, lung disease, Timothy Whelan, Lynn Schnapp
    Tue, 08 Mar 2016 14:58:43 GMT
  165. Young transplant surgeon wins prestigious NIH award

    MUSC researcher Dr. Satish Nadig has received a prestigious award from the National Institutes of Health.
    Mon, 07 Mar 2016 17:04:11 GMT
  166. Grand Canyon helps cancer survivor heal

    When Sandi Woods was diagnosed with breast cancer for a second time, she knew she needed to get up and get moving. She set her sights on a Grand Canyon hike that pushed her and helped her heal.
    Fri, 04 Mar 2016 20:50:49 GMT
  167. Girl with new heart stars in TV spot

    Morgan Porter looks just like any other happy, healthy second grader, but this 7-year-old girl’s story is anything but ordinary. Berlin Heart, transplant, virus, Medical University of South Carolina, Imagine 2020, Shawn Jenkins
    Thu, 03 Mar 2016 20:25:42 GMT
  168. MUSC leads nation with first use of new MRI-safe defibrillator

    A woman whose heart was so weak that she couldn’t walk and kept fainting is the first in the country to get a CRT defibrillator that’s MRI safe. CRT-D, Michael Gold, cardiac, Amplia, resynchronization
    Wed, 02 Mar 2016 15:07:55 GMT
  169. Weight loss procedure for 'super obese' debuts at MUSC

    A complicated but highly effective weight loss procedure has been performed for the first time in South Carolina, with “spectacular” results. Duodenal switch, gastric bypass, Dr. Rana Pullatt, Nina Crowley
    Wed, 02 Mar 2016 14:29:44 GMT
  170. Free whooping cough vaccines at MUSC

    Doctors say anybody who’s around babies should have the whooping cough vaccine, and for a limited time, an MUSC pharmacy is offering it for free. Pertussis, Tdap, Rutledge Tower Outpatient Pharmacy
    Mon, 29 Feb 2016 20:29:48 GMT
  171. Black MUSC grads see changes and challenges

    As the Medical University of South Carolina works to ensure the health care workforce is as diverse as the patients it serves, four prominent MUSC graduates talk about their time in school and at work during Black History Month.
    Thu, 25 Feb 2016 20:37:36 GMT
  172. Aging Research Day features novelist and movie

    Neuroscientist and novelist Nicolas Bazan is a keynote speaker at Aging Research Day at the Medical University of South Carolina. Of Mind and Music, Una Vida, Alzheimer's disease, dementia, vision, hippocampus
    Tue, 23 Feb 2016 19:22:04 GMT
  173. New approach to reaching sickle cell patients across state

    With the help of a grant from the Duke Endowment, Dr. Julie Kanter hopes to build a statewide network of clinics specializing in the treatment of sickle cell disease.
    Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:47:34 GMT
  174. Musical surgeon beats odds, heads to top cancer center

    Vivian Jolley Bea, a surgical resident at the Medical University of South Carolina, is headed to the No. 1 cancer in the country. She's also a home-schooled, talented flutist who sees helping the underserved as her calling.
    Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:24:03 GMT
  175. Science Cafe to show ugly side of collagen

    Collagen is famous as a facial filler. But as the next Science Café will show, there’s a very ugly side to this protein. Carol Feghali-Bostwick, fibrosis, scleroderma, Halo, heart attack
    Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:36:43 GMT
  176. The Charleston Alcohol Research Center receives $7M NIH grant

    MUSC's Charleston Alcohol Research Center receives a $7 million grant from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA) at the National Institutes of Health to fund innovative treatments.
    Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:15:46 GMT
  177. Nurse scientist offers hope to vulnerable population

    MUSC nurse scientist Teresa Kelechi, Ph.D., targets venous leg ulcer prevention in her research. She's doing two innovative studies, MUSTCOOL and FOOTFIT. She wants to reach rural populations and vulnerable patients at risk.
    Tue, 16 Feb 2016 18:05:05 GMT
  178. Boy turns tables on mother with special dietitian's help

    The state's first dietitian to be certified a lipid specialist works at the Medical University of South Carolina, helping children lose weight safely. Heart Health program, Janet Carter.
    Wed, 10 Feb 2016 19:30:10 GMT
  179. Fighting the Superbug with the Sycamore

    Natural Products Researcher Discovers Potential Disease Treatments in Unusual Places Fighting the Superbug with the Sycamore
    Wed, 10 Feb 2016 18:44:22 GMT
  180. MUSC doctors urge caution in face of Zika reports

    Doctors at the Medical University of South Carolina are closely following information about Zika virus, suspected of causing microcephaly. Here, they discuss the possible risk and the precautions people can take.
    Tue, 09 Feb 2016 20:33:16 GMT
  181. MUSC athletic trainer keeps pro players in top shape

    MUSC athletic trainer Bobby Weisenberger is part of the behind-the-scenes work that the Charleston Battery couldn’t play without. United Soccer League, Kevin Corby, Navion Boyd, Heviel Cordovés
    Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:37:35 GMT
  182. 'Concussion crisis' leads to MUSC invention

    As the NFL deals with a "concussion crisis," a team at MUSC is working on one possible way to detect concussions right on the sidelines of games. The Blink Reflexometer measures eye movement, which may signal whether a person has suffered a concussion.
    Fri, 05 Feb 2016 14:36:13 GMT
  183. New source of liver disease in obesity caused by saturated fat, but not unsaturated fat

    A team of translational scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) report a new reason why non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) worsens in people who are obese.
    Fri, 29 Jan 2016 21:33:18 GMT
  184. Telenutrition grows as waistlines shrink

    The telenutrition program at MUSC's Center for Telehealth is growing quickly, more than doubling its number of patients between 2014 and 2015. A Eutawville woman's experience shows why it's so successful.
    Thu, 28 Jan 2016 19:55:23 GMT
  185. 'Instagram for doctors' focus of live event at MUSC

    Figure 1, the medical app known as "Instagram for doctors," hosts a live event featuring the Medical University of South Carolina's Dr. Satish Nadig discussing organ transplantation.
    Wed, 27 Jan 2016 19:00:03 GMT
  186. Researcher looks at possible effect of antidepressant use during pregnancy

    New research sheds more light on a possible link between an antidepressant and a rare birth defect, but experts urge caution in interpreting the results. Citalopram, Celexa, depression, craniosynostosis
    Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:40:56 GMT
  187. Inside the world of 3-D printing with a man on a personal mission

    MUSC's two 3-D printing labs, Zucker Institute for Applied Neurosciences (ZIAN) and the Advanced Tissue Biofabrication Center (ATBC), created skulls to help a child born with craniosynostosis for MUSC's Department of Neurosurgery.
    Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:31:48 GMT
  188. 3-D skull technology a no-brainer in neurosurgical cases

    Rhett Bausmith was born with the birth defect craniosynostosis, where the bones in a baby’s skull join together too early. MUSC surgeons Jason Ulm and Ramin Eskandari use 3D printing technology to replicate his skull to plan case and help the family.
    Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:30:32 GMT
  189. Researcher has an eye for translating innovation into practice

    Medical doctors and researchers gathered to celebrate innovators at an event featuring an inventor whose multiple patents and personal examples inspired the audience.
    Fri, 22 Jan 2016 20:29:31 GMT
  190. Doctor wants to increase diversity in medicine

    Dr. Cynthia Grady and best friend Dr. Ja'Pel Sumpter have created The Paved Path website to help minority and financially-disadvantaged undergraduates who want to go to medical school.
    Thu, 21 Jan 2016 20:20:50 GMT
  191. MUSC med school grad paving path for others to follow

    Doctors and best friends Ja'Pel Sumpter and Cynthia Grady have started a website, the Paved Path, to help other minority students find their way to medical school. MUSC has put its full support behind them.
    Thu, 21 Jan 2016 13:27:39 GMT
  192. MUSC children's program receives three star ranking

    The Society of Thoracic Surgeons' Congenital Heart Surgery Database has elevated the MUSC Children’s Heart Program to a three-star rating, the highest possible, among the 117 participating pediatric cardiac care centers.
    Fri, 15 Jan 2016 20:35:39 GMT
  193. MUSC launches 1st clinical trial involving two powerful lung cancer drugs

    A clinical trial at MUSC will test whether combining two newly available drugs can help people with lung cancer fight off the disease by boosting their immune systems.
    Thu, 14 Jan 2016 13:53:41 GMT
  194. Science on tap at Charleston brewery

    Physicist Joseph Helpern hosts Charleston's second Science Cafe at Southend Brewery, focusing on MRI, ADHD and Alzheimer's disease.
    Fri, 08 Jan 2016 17:18:03 GMT
  195. Aging advice from an expert: Happy, healthy 90-year-old

    Jeanne Nelson is 90 and nowhere near finished with life. “I hope God will take me while I’m still dancing.” Aging well, fitness, faith, Oldie Goldies, shag, Pee Dee, wisdom
    Thu, 07 Jan 2016 19:40:54 GMT
  196. Diva Delores Sanders shares secrets to happiness/health for the New Year

    Delores Sanders, a cancer patient at the Hollings Cancer Center, shares her New Year's secrets to happiness & health Sas part of our Oldie Goldies series about people age 60 and over who embrace aging with vim and vigor.
    Thu, 07 Jan 2016 14:32:58 GMT
  197. Cutting-edge PET-CT scanner at MUSC first of its kind in US

    A 128-slice PET-CT scanner, the first of its kind in the US, is making its debut at MUSC. It’s not only more comfortable for patients; it also gives doctors more detailed information about everything from the early signs of heart disease to cancer.
    Wed, 06 Jan 2016 13:41:56 GMT

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