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Drug Discovery

Alcohol treatment at MUSC takes scientific approach

Alcoholics often feel guilt about their drinking, but researchers at MUSC say it's a biologically-based disease. They're using brain imaging, genetics, medicine and more to help people deal with alcohol issues.



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Innovative model aims to accelerate cures
Two new industry alliances show Karen Lackey's innovative way of changing drug discovery at MUSC is working. That offers new hope to patients with limited or no treatment options.


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Scientists create robust drug discovery pipeline
Recent industry alliances have MUSC scientists excited by the prospect that the shortfalls of the current drug discovery process can be treated in a novel way.
This Q & A with Dr. Yuri Peterson, explores why this is a game changer.



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Mother's Milk Bank of SC is first in state
The first human donor milk bank in South Carolina will help feed the sickest and smallest babies in the state, allowing them to grow into healthy little ones like the boy above.


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RX warning: Possible side effects for antibiotics

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Two of five Governor's Science Award winners from MUSC

Survivor of 'flesh-eating' disease thanks doctor

Man dreamed of beach trip, MUSC made it happen

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FRD and CIE launch MUSC initiative with Innovative Device Challenge

Relay for Life to be held at Emmanuel Christian

SC doctor on Mount Everest survives avalanche

US Surgeon General to address MUSC graduates

MUSC nurse, doctor cross paths with help of a frozen marathon

Senate panel advances $7B budget plan, including funding for MUSC

Project Diabetes aims to educate

Charleston bio-engineering firm picked for SCRA tech-help program

Crowdfunding site Donors Cure seeks to connect researchers with public

It's a fact that you can easily convince a thousand people to give you a dollar each...

Dr. Joseph Helpern, discussing the crowdfunding site Donors Cure


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