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New immunotherapy for lung cancer shows promise of success

Novel combination of drugs is a huge step forward in cancer treatment

Researchers see if a simple blood test can rule out lung cancer

Lung cancer specialist Gerard Silvestri, M.D., reviews a scan of a patient’s lungs.

Research Highlights

MUSC recruits cancer researcher for dual appointment

Dr. Denis Guttridge brings "extraordinary academic abilities and long history of independent funding."
Yongxia Wu, Ph.D. (left), and Steven Schutt (far right) with Dr. Xue-Zhong Yu are among seven researchers to receive the first round of Fellowship Program awards.

HCC announces seven Fellowship Program awards

Fellowships support promising trainees who are working on a spectrum of cancer focused projects.

Study seeks way to treat potentially deadly heart condition

MUSC trial testing treatment for heart failure with preserved ejection fraction attracts people desperate for relief.

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

Judy R. Dubno, Ph.D. wins Governor's Award for Excellence in Science

Dr. Judy Dubno is considered one of the premier scientists in the country who studies hearing loss and aging.

Judy R. Dubno, Ph.D.
Professor, Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery

Research Events Calendar

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:    April 3, 2018
Time:    5:30 p.m.
             480 King Street
             Charleston, SC 29403

Join us at the Science Café to hear Dr. David P. Turner talk about how AGEs accumulate in the body as we grow older, which damage our tissues and organs and contributes to chronic diseases such as diabetes, Alzheimer’s, cardiovascular disease, arthritis, cancer and others.

David P. Turner, P.h.D
Assistant Professor, Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
College of Medicine

In the News

Can a simple blood test rule out lung cancer? (Eurek Alert 4/17/18)

Blocking a MicroRNA Improves Symptoms of Chronic Graft-versus-Host Disease in Mouse Model (Lymphoma News Today 4/17/2018)

'It seemed like a bomb had dropped.' MUSC experts confront destruction and PTSD in Puerto Rico (Charleston Post Courier 4/11/18)


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