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Thinking outside the pillbox

Part of the prescription for improving health after a stroke: a specific dose of exercise.

Implant offers new treatment for opioid dependence

Dr. Sarah Book likes the fact that the implant means patients don't have to remember to take a pill.

Research Highlights

Dr. Chrystal Paulos

Researcher explores T cell immunotherapies for cancer

Dr. Chrystal Paulos focuses on developing novel T cell immunotherapies for patients with advanced cancer.
Clemson univeristy students

MUSC surgeon, Clemson students join forces in innovation

Clemson University students Joey Wilson, left, and Scott Slaney use a specialized metal detector to find a titanium marker used in breast cancer treatments.

Little girl's exam brings importance of telehealth to life

Allie Martin's parents say telehealth has been a good way to connect with specialists at MUSC Children's Health without driving all the way to Charleston.

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Peter Kalivas

Restoring Choice

Addiction robs its victims of free will, leaving compulsion in its place. Dr. Peter W. Kalivas has spent two decades elucidating the biological mechanisms underlying that compulsion and identifying a means to restore choice. 

Peter W. Kalivas, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Neuroscience (Research), Medical University of South Carolina


Research Events Calendar

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:    May 23, 2017
Time:    5:30 p.m.
             480 King Street
             Charleston, SC 29403

Dr. Michael Schmidt
Dr. Michael G. Schmidt, discusses microbes and how we exist together.

Join us at the Science Café  as Dr. Michael Schmidt explores how our microbiome affects our lives, whether it be making us sick, keeping us well or even making us crave that piece of chocolate.

In the News

Recurrent acute pancreatitis significantly impairs both mental and physical quality of life (5/22/17)
Researchers identify gene associated with lupus (5/22/17)

An Elegans Solution: Worm Genetic Screen Maps Cell-to-cell Communication in Human Cancer (5/22/17)

FDA Triples Uses for Cystic Fibrosis Drug (5/17/17)

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