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Researchers probing the beneficial secrets in dolphins' proteins

A recent study found dolphins' ability to dive without injury may hold clues to improving treatment for humans.
Duke Foundation Nursing grant

Nursing researcher puts Latino children on the path to success

The Duke Endowment works to “nurture children, promote health, educate minds and enrich spirits” across the Carolinas.

Research Highlights

Researcher hunts for compounds to prevent cancer from developing

Dr. Patrick Woster is exploring new drug discoveries in his research lab.

Researcher changing the future for people with valve disease

Dr. Chip Norris was awarded $1.495 million from NIH to study the disease.

From GED to MD: MUSC med student inspires others

Domnique Newallo reflects on her journey from homelessness to med school.

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Chanita Hughes Halbert

Hollings Cancer Center researcher lands $8 million grant to improve cancer outcome for minority men

Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert to launch a new Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center to integrate existing strategies and determine new approaches for improving health outcomes among minority men through precision medicine.

Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D.
SmartState Center of Economic Excellence AT&T Distinguised Endowed Chair in Cancer Equity, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation

Upcoming MUSC Research Event

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and techology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     October 18, 2016
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403

This month’s Science Café explores the fascinating, tiny world of nanotechnology – a field that’s a mix of medicine, engineering, chemistry and biology. Join MUSC researcher Ann-Marie Broome, Ph.D., who explores how this field is shaping the future of medicine with its ability to deliver powerful drugs in tiny, designer packages.


In the News


Understanding lung disease mechanisms using effective cell analysis (10/14)

New study uses brain receptors to suppress cocaine addiction (10/13)

Study: Use of CDS tools can improve management of chronic kidney disease (10/12)

MUSC professor creates vaccine to fight breast cancer (10/12)

New technology could help addicts suppress memories and avoid relapsing (10/12)

Novel biomarkers increase power to predict therapeutic response in lupus (10/11)


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