Enrolling 50,000 people nationwide, this innovative genetic study will take autism research to a new level.
MUSC researchers study evidence of a relationship between antibiotic use in agricultural animals and drug-resistant foodborne salmonella infections in humans.
Dr. Diane Kamen, Dr. Faye Hant and Dr. Rick Silver (standing, from left to right) say thanks to the Rheumatology Research Foundation for funds to support rheumatology training for students, residents and faculty.
Research specialists Bingyu Zou, from left, and Emmaline Bendell join Dr. Meng Liu at his lab bench. Liu is hard at work on a cure for narcolepsy, a sleep disorder that affects more than 200,000 Americans.
A novel drug screen in liver-like cells shows that cardiac glycosides, which are found in the leaves of the digitalis or foxglove plant, could reduce low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol differently than statins, potentially providing a new treatment for patients. Dr. Stephen A. Duncan specializes in finding new tricks for old drugs “The nice thing about finding new uses for drugs already on the market is that they can be used relatively quickly in patients because most of the needed safety trials have already been completed.”
Stephen A. Duncan, D.Phil.
SmartState Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Professor and Chair, Department of Regenerative Medicine, MUSC