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Using new therapies to teach critical skills

Researchers test vagus nerve stimulation to teach premature babies to take a bottle


Lindsay McDonald, Ph.D., left, explains the banana DNA extraction experiment

Research Highlights

Brace yourself. Orthodontics, jaw surgery go high tech.

A girl’s success story shows how 3-D printing and other technology are transforming dentistry for the iGeneration.

MUSC student gains research experience through LGBTQ survey

Survey seeks to quantify LGBTQ community in Tri-county.

Cancer biologist leads team in unraveling cellular activity

Research details functional breakdowns that lead to cancer, point to therapeutic possibilities.

Featured Researchers:  MUSC College of Medicine

Lupus expert explains beneficial effect of cells with potential life-changing implications

There are times when life is overshadowed by elements outside our control. For Wiggins, that included a devastating diagnosis of lupus. But thanks to a clinical trial led by MUSC’s Gary Gilkeson, M.D., and Diane Kamen, M.D., there is hope on the horizon — not just for Wiggins but perhaps lupus patients everywhere. 

Diane Kamen, M.D.,
Associate Professor, Departments of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Gary Gilkeson, M.D.,
Professor, Departments of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology

Research Events Calendar

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:    September 18, 2018
Time:    5:30 p.m.
             480 King Street
             Charleston, SC 29403

Come learn from Dr. Teresa Kelechi and her colleagues the latest methods and innovations in managing pain and fatigue.

Join us at the Science Café to hear about the latest methods and innovations in managing pain and fatigue, from applications for sickle cell disease to a cooling pack to reduce lower leg and vein pain, to internet based programs for fatigue associated with HIV…and much more!

In the News

Doctors Have Found a Big Problem With Using Ketamine to Treat Depression (08/30/18)

Leukogene Therapeutics receives funding to develop compound for resistant multiple myeloma (8/30/18)

MUSC, Siemens Healthineers join to use tech to improve care (8/30/18)

MUSC Plans a Statewide Telehealth Network for Palliative Care (8/29/18)

MUSC announces new partnership to improve patient care (08/27/18)

Why were MUSC researchers giving rats cocaine? For science, of course (08/09/18)

Cocaine relapse is reversed with BDNF microinjections in the brain (08/04/18)

Breast tissue tumor suppressor PTEN: A potential Achilles heel for breast cancer cells (08/01/18)

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