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MUSC 2nd in country to offer new high-tech heart mapping

High-density mapping technology for heart patients may mean safer, more effective treatments.
Dr. Alain Lekoubou

MUSC study could help extend lives of stroke survivors

Researchers mined more than a decade's worth of data with a focus on blood pressure.

Research Highlights

read about liver disease research

Researchers try to find treatment options for a difficult disease

MUSC is running multiple studies designed to fight chronic liver disease.
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Two celebrity suicides this week show importance of getting help

There is hope and good treatment available, psychiatrist says
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Panel to discuss elder abuse prevention and other aging issues

Partners, children and even grandchildren may mistreat or otherwise take advantage of older people

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

read about Dr. Ozlem Yilmaz

Dr. Özlem Yilmaz laboratory's special recognition

Dr. Özlem Yilmaz lab’s recent publication in the high-profile journal Cellular Microbiology has been highlighted under the special section “Science Advances” in the NIDCR Director’s report to council and public.  This is a rare honor and achievement. Additionally, the journal Nature appointed Dr. Yilmaz as an editorial board member to act as an editor for the Oral Science section of Scientific Reports.  She also has received a special invitation from renowned oral biology/periodontology scientist Professor Ingar Olsen in Norway to join the prestigious international Journal of Oral Microbiology as a board member.  Frontiers in Cellular Infection and Microbiology appointed Dr. Yilmaz as an Associate Editor for the two specialty sections, Host Cell & Bacteria and Molecular Bacterial Pathogenesis.

Özlem Yilmaz D.D.S., Ph.D.
Professor, College of Dental Medicine

Research Events Calendar

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:    July 24, 2018
Time:    5:30 p.m.
             480 King Street
             Charleston, SC 29403

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Dr. Leone to talk about exciting developments in fighting cancer.
The Race against Cancer

Join us at the Science Café to hear Dr. Gustavo Leone, director of Hollings Cancer Center, as he explores exciting developments in the fight against cancer. Can it be cured and why hasn't it happened before now? As an aging population threatens to increase the number of new cancer cases to 23.6 million worldwide by 2030, find out about new advances that cancer researchers hope will help stem the tide.

Gustavo Leone, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, College of Medicine and Director, Hollings Cancer Center

In the News


The Operating Room of the Future (The WallStreet Journal 5/28/18)

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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