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Is e-meditation wave of the future?

Neuroscience doctoral student Bashar Badran's research study looks at ways to enhance meditation.

College of Medicine increases NIH research funding by 22%

Dr. Chanita Hughes-Halbert recently landed an $8M grant to improve cancer outcomes for minority men.



Research Highlights

Innovators at MUSC

MUSC chapter celebrates top innovators

MUSC’s local chapter of the National Academy of Inventors inducted 12 new members. The nonprofit group advocates for inventors and encourages them to commercialize their ideas.
5 Siblings

Inherited disease inspires siblings to help others in their mother's name

Of these five siblings, only one has not been diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease.
Dr. Patrick J. Mulholland

Researcher identifies novel genetic targets for treating alcohol addiction

Research from the lab of Dr. Patrick J. Mulholland shows early promise in developing treatments that can reduce heavy alcohol drinking.

Featured Researcher:  MUSC College of Medicine

Dr. Kraveka

Health Care Hero raising awareness about neuroblastoma

Pediatric oncologist Jacqueline Kraveka, D.O., is honored as a Health Care Hero for her research efforts developing novel treatments for neuroblastoma, a pediatric tumor.  Dr. Kraveka says she "wants to bring awareness to childhood cancer” and feels fortunate to work at MUSC Children’s Hospital.

Jacqueline Kraveka D.O., Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics

Upcoming MUSC Research Events

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and technology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     February 21, 2017
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403

Dr. Kalivas and Sue King
Dr. Peter Kalivas and Sue King join forces to explore the neurobiology of addiction talk.

Join us at the Science Café, where this dynamic husband-and-wife duo will explore the neurobiology of addiction and what the community can do with this understanding to better protect our children.


In the News

Blood test that detects changes in tumor DNA predicts survival of women with advanced breast cancer (2/1/17)

Offering a ‘stop smoking’ taster session and personalized disease risk doubles likelihood smokers will seek help to quit (2/17)

Opioids a growing problem among population, pregnant women (1/24/17)

Researchers say cholesterol meds could help Alzheimer's patients (1/16)

Kidney transplant patient survival rates improve with big data (1/12)

Is mental health declining in the US? (1/17)

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