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speech pathologist and stroke patient

$11 NIH aphasia study to help stroke patients

MUSC is part of a large study to determine the best treatment options for stroke survivors whose abilitie to speak, write and read have been damaged.
Dr. Lopez

Nursing psychologist has a heart for the community

Dr. Cristina López has made it her mission to empower local communities, serving vulnerable popluations and tearing down the barriers they face when when seeking access to care.
PTSD women soldier

Validating new ways to help troubled veterans

MUSC and the Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center are conducting research using telemedicine to help military veterans cope with the effects of sub-clinical PTSD and military sexual trauma.

MUSC Research Highlights

  • MUSC partners with Bristol-Myers Squibb to create translational research collaboration focused on fibrotic diseases.
  • MUSC is home to one of only 62 CTSA Hubs in the nation. The Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) Program aims to advance clinical and translational science through regional and national collaborations in order to catalyze innovation and increase the speed at which new treatments become available to patients.
  • MUSC’s NIH funded CTSA Hub (SCTR Institute) released SPARCRequest, an open source research management system. The system supports the collaborations and communications between research teams and service providers to facilitate efficient & quality research. SPARCRequest has a rapidly growing open source community featuring 19 institutions in various stages of implementation.


Featured Researcher: MUSC College of Medicine




Innovative approaches to help people with successful outcomes

MUSC researcher and entrepreneur Satish Nadig, M.D., Ph.D, receives a prestigious award from the National Institutes of Health.

This award will give the transplant surgeon more time in the lab to pursue an innovative approach that could minimize the harmful effects of immunosuppressant therapy. Learn more about his innovative approach.

Satish N. Nadig, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, College of Medicine

Upcoming MUSC Research Event

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and techology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     April 27, 2016
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403
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Stem Cells: The Great Pretenders

Dr. Stephen Duncan, Professor and Chair of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology, will be at the April MUSC Science Cafe to explain how stem cells can mimic complex human diseases in the laboratory and offer a new way to identify drugs that can be used to treat disease in patients.




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