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MUSC part of national ABCD study

Dr. Lindsay Squeglia and Dr. Kevin Gray are co-principal investigators at MUSC for a national study on brain development and child health.

MUSC researchers cited for excellence in science

South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, center, honors Dr. Dean Kilpatrick, left, and Dr. Michael Schmidt for their excellent work in the field of science.

Research Highlights

Dr. Chrystal Paulos

Researcher explores T cell immunotherapies for cancer

Dr. Chrystal Paulos focuses on developing novel T cell immunotherapies for patients with advanced cancer.
Dr. Gustavo Leone

Worm genetic screen maps cell-to-cell communication in human cancer

Dr. Gustavo Leone calls the Caenorhabditis elegans worm a very useful genetic tool for exploring the basis of human cancer.

Implant offers new treatment for opioid dependence

Dr. Sarah Book likes the fact that the implant means patients don't have to remember to take a pill.

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Peter Kalivas

Restoring Choice

Addiction robs its victims of free will, leaving compulsion in its place. Dr. Peter W. Kalivas has spent two decades elucidating the biological mechanisms underlying that compulsion and identifying a means to restore choice. 

Peter W. Kalivas, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Neuroscience (Research), Medical University of South Carolina


Research Events Calendar

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:    June 20, 2017
Time:    5:30 p.m.
             480 King Street
             Charleston, SC 29403

Dr. Mark Hamann
Dr. Mark T. Hamann, Ph.D., discusses finding new treatments for cancer, infectious disease and neurological disorders with the help of Mother Nature.

Join us at the Science Café  as researcher Dr. Mark Hamann talks about the uses for natural products, some of which are found in the oddest of places.

In the News

Recurrent acute pancreatitis significantly impairs both mental and physical quality of life (5/22/17)
Researchers identify gene associated with lupus (5/22/17)

An Elegans Solution: Worm Genetic Screen Maps Cell-to-cell Communication in Human Cancer (5/22/17)

FDA Triples Uses for Cystic Fibrosis Drug (5/17/17)

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