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Skin pathologist fights own skin cancer with immunotherapy

Dr. Nicole Dominiak is among a growing number of patients benefiting from new immunotherapy treatments.

Predicting language deficits after stroke with brain imaging

Loss or impairment of the ability to speak is one of the most feared complication of stroke.

Former model and husband share Alzheimer's story at MUSC

Half of South Carolinians 65 and older will have the disease by 2025 according to the Alzheimer’s Association.

MUSC Research Highlights

  • MUSC partners with Bristol-Myers Squibb to create a translational research collaboration focused on fibrotic diseases.

Featured Researcher: MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Philip Howe



New Insights into Mechanisms of Chemo-Resistance and Metastasis

Dr. Philip Howe’s article in Nature Cell Biology provides important insights for maximizing the efficacy of existing chemotherapeutic agents. Learn more.


Philip H. Howe, Ph.D.
Professor, Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and
  Hans and Helen Koebig Endowed Chair in Oncology, MUSC


Upcoming MUSC Research Event

Science Café

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

Tired of the same old converations? Want to be blown away by the latest in medical and science advances?  We have the perfect evening planned for you.  At this month's Science Café, Dr. Ron Acierno will explore the beneficial role our social connections make on out mental and physical health. 


In the News


MUSC investigators awarded grant for research to predict and prevent aortic aneurysms (7/28)

MUSC, Harbor Entrepreneur Center to launch life-science tech accelerator in Charleston (6/22)

Patient Non-Adherence Predicts Worse Kidney Transplant Outcomes (6/13)

New research shows stem cells found in baby teeth could be key to good health later (5/24)

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