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Outwitting 'smart' cancers with genomics

Clues to fighting cancer are being revealed through analyzing genomics.

$8.9M funds research on treatment of deadliest cancer

Dr. Besim Ogretmen will oversee research focusing on signaling in sphingolipids, a class of lipids involved in the growth of solid tumor cancers.
brain imaging

Brain study points way to possible imaging improvements

Changes in blood flow may not be as tightly tied to neuronal activity as previously thought.

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




Researcher explores mysteries of neuronal communication

MUSC researcher Prakash Kara, Ph.D. and colleagues at the Medical University of South Carolina have published an article in the journal "Nature", describing the results of a study that focused on finding out what drives the signals recorded during hemodynamic imaging, including fMRI, or functional magnetic resonance imaging. Learn more.

Prakash Kara, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neuroscience, COM

Upcoming MUSC Research Event

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     June 22, 2016
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403

Tired of the same old conversations? Want to be blown away by the latest in medical and science advances? We have the perfect evening planned for you. This month's Science Café explores a fascinating world, unraveling the mysteries in our genome and how that can impact our health.  Dr. Stephen P. Ethier, Director of Genomic Medicine, will enlightened you.

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