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Dr. Narendra Banik receives Spinal Cord Injury Research Funds

Pioneering spinal cord researcher gets grant to train next generation.

College of Graduate Studies awarded career training grant

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund provides career guidance for scientists.

Noted liver cancer researcher joins Hollings Cancer Center

Dr. Mehta's research yields promising data for early detection of liver cancer.

MUSC Research Highlights


  • MUSC has an economic impact of $3.8 billion in the Charleston metropolitan area and supports nearly 28,000 jobs.




Funding Facts

Featured Researcher: MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Chanita Hughes Halbert



Hollings Cancer Center researcher lands $8 million grant to improve cancer outcome for minority men

Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert to launch a new Transdisciplinary Collaborative Center to integrate existing strategies and determine new approaches for improving health outcomes among minority men through precision medicine.

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

Upcoming MUSC Research Event

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and techology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     September 20, 2016
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403

The Science Café featured Julie Kanter, M.D., a leading sickle cell disease expert at MUSC, who wants to improve the quality of life for these patients. She’ll explained how prevalent it is and what is in the works, in the clinic and through research, to help them.


In the News


Purest yet liver-like cells generated from induced pluripotent stem cells (8/29)

MUSC registers annual economic impact of $3.8 billion in Charleston metro area (8/29)

SCRA considers opening facility closer to MUSC as WestEdge development plans advance (8/23)

Omega-3 study aims to give lieutenants a cognitive advantage (8/19)

Antibiotic-pumped livestock identified as major cause of deadly antibiotic resistance (8/16)

MUSC investigators awarded grant for research to predict and prevent aortic aneurysms (8/5)

NIH precision medicine effort to address health disparities (7/28)

Krüppel-Like Factor 12 Promotes Colorectal Cancer via Early Growth Response Protein 1 (7/29)

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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