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Finding the clues for better autism treatments

Dr. Cowan zeros in on a particular gene linked to brain-related disorders.
Duke Foundation Nursing grant

Nursing researcher puts Latino children on the path to success

The Duke Endowment works to “nurture children, promote health, educate minds and enrich spirits” across the Carolinas.

Research Highlights

Researcher hunts for compounds to prevent cancer from developing

Dr. Patrick Woster is exploring new drug discoveries in his research lab.

Researchers probing the beneficial secrets in dolphins' proteins

A recent study found dolphins' ability to dive without injury may hold clues to improving treatment for humans.

From GED to MD: MUSC med student inspires others

Domnique Newallo reflects on her journey from homelessness to med school.

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Wu, cancer researcher

Cancer Immunotherapy researcher becoming a superstar

Cancer immunotherapy is perhaps the most exciting development in cancer research, as avant-garde researchers like Jennifer Wu, Ph.D. explore the possibility that it might very well be the solution to eradicating cancer.

Jennifer Wu, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology

Upcoming MUSC Research Event

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and techology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     October 18, 2016
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403

The recent Science Café explored the fascinating, tiny world of nanotechnology – a field that’s a mix of medicine, engineering, chemistry and biology.  MUSC researcher Ann-Marie Broome, Ph.D., who explored how this field is shaping the future of medicine with its ability to deliver powerful drugs in tiny, designer packages.


In the News


Help MUSC keep making progress in neuroscience (10/25)

Understanding lung disease mechanisms using effective cell analysis (10/14)

New study uses brain receptors to suppress cocaine addiction (10/13)

Study: Use of CDS tools can improve management of chronic kidney disease (10/12)

MUSC professor creates vaccine to fight breast cancer (10/12)

New technology could help addicts suppress memories and avoid relapsing (10/12)

Novel biomarkers increase power to predict therapeutic response in lupus (10/11)


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