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Battling the opioid epidemic

MUSC experts pull together to help stem the tide.

Mysterious molecule could trigger fatty liver disease

Finding has implications for other diseases as well.

Research Highlights

New program will help wean people off opioids

Figuring out an 'exit plan' for patients stuck on opioids to manage pain.

Common chemicals investigated for possible impact on babies

Researchers: Mothers' exposure to phthalates may affect babies' reproductive organs.

Scottish-born researcher seeks cures for rare children's diseases

Team targets devastating conditions that "weren't on anybody else's radar".

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Chanita Hughes Halbert

Bringing Research to the Community to Reduce Disparities

Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert and the MUSC NCORP grant is supporting enhanced access to clinical trials with a focus on minority and underserved communities with the goal of reducing cancer disparities.

Chanita Hughes-Halbert, Ph.D.
SmartState Center of Economic Excellence AT&T Distinguised Endowed Chair in Cancer Equity, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, and Associate Dean for Assessment and Evaluation

Research Events Calendar

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:    September 26, 2017
Time:    5:30 p.m.
             480 King Street
             Charleston, SC 29403

When the lungs are damaged by infection, trauma or other illnesses, even taking a single step becomes a challenge.

Join us at the Science Café when Dr. Lynn Schnapp explores what her 25 years of research and clinical experience have revealed about lung inflammation and fibrosis, and what new discoveries and treatments are on the horizon.

In the News

Assisted Partner Notification Leads to an Increase in HIV Testing Services (08/17/17)

Statin Cessation after Stroke Raises Recurrence Risk (08/17/17)

Discovery of Green Deep-Sea Sponge Shows Promise for Cancer Research (08/17/17)

Telemedicine as effective as in-person care for Parkinson's disease (08/16/17)

Genomic medicine has entered the building (08/15/17)

RIA fall seminars explore neuroscience of addiction, PTSD, addiction treatment and adolescent alcohol use (08/15/17)

This summer, a College of Charleston student is studying the type of brain tumor that John McCain has (08/12/17)

CofC and MUSC graduate John Tisdale appearing tonight in documentary with 'Big Bang Theory' star Jim Parsons (08/10/17)

‘Powerful’: Raising vitamin D levels may slash preterm birth risk (08/07/17)

VIPS Device Shows Promise for Early ID of Stroke Intensity, Per VITAL Study (08/03/17)

Lifelike 3-D Cinematic Imaging Promises Numerous Medical Uses (08/02/17)


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