Skip Navigation
MUSC mobile menu


Skin pathologist fights own skin cancer with immunotherapy

Dr. Nicole Dominiak is among a growing number of patients benefiting from new immunotherapy treatments.

Ovarian cancer risk linked to socioeconomic status

Dr. Anthony Alberg's study shows ovarian cancer may be linked to lower socioeconomic status among African-American women.

MUSC Trauma doc: Kids are not little adults

Dr. Keith Borg says that while serious injuries in children are relatively rare, trauma is the leading cuase of death for kids.

MUSC Research Highlights

  • MUSC has an economic impact of $3.8 billion in the Charleston metropolitan area and supports nearly 28,000 jobs.
  • MUSC partners with Bristol-Myers Squibb to create a translational research collaboration focused on fibrotic diseases.

Featured Researcher: MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Philip Howe



New Insights into Mechanisms of Chemo-Resistance and Metastasis

Dr. Philip Howe’s article in Nature Cell Biology provides important insights for maximizing the efficacy of existing chemotherapeutic agents. Learn more.


Philip H. Howe, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and
  Hans and Helen Koebig Endowed Chair in Oncology, MUSC


Upcoming MUSC Research Event

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and techology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     September 20, 2016
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403

Tired of the same old conversations? Want to be blown away by the latest in medical and scientific advances? Join us for this month’s Science Café that features Julie Kanter, M.D., a leading sickle cell disease expert at MUSC, who wants to improve the quality of life for these patients. She’ll explain how prevalent it is and what is in the works, in the clinic and through research, to help them.


In the News


MUSC registers annual economic impact of $3.8 billion in Charleston metro area (8/29)

SCRA considers opening facility closer to MUSC as WestEdge development plans advance (8/23)

Omega-3 study aims to give lieutenants a cognitive advantage (8/19)

Antibiotic-pumped livestock identified as major cause of deadly antibiotic resistance (8/16)

MUSC investigators awarded grant for research to predict and prevent aortic aneurysms (8/5)

NIH precision medicine effort to address health disparities (7/28)

Krüppel-Like Factor 12 Promotes Colorectal Cancer via Early Growth Response Protein 1 (7/29)

MUSC, Harbor Entrepreneur Center to launch life-science tech accelerator in Charleston (6/22)

Patient Non-Adherence Predicts Worse Kidney Transplant Outcomes (6/13)

New research shows stem cells found in baby teeth could be key to good health later (5/24)

 Contact Us:  Office of the Vice President for Research | 179 Ashley Avenue, MSC 001 | Charleston, SC  29425 | 843-792-4333 | research-comm@musc.edu