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Study predicts which teens may abuse alcohol later in life

Researcher hopes to better pinpoint which of these teens would be likelier to abuse alcohol so targeted interventions can be done.

Maintaining immune cells in head and neck cancer

Dr. Rita Young says head and neck cancer is notorious for its ability to protect itself from the body's immune defenses.

Research Highlights

Dr. Jacqueline Barker in lab

Researcher makes strides in alchohol addiction research

Dr. Jacqueline Barker works on her addiction-related research funded by NIH.

Can we keep our teens from growing up to abuse alcohol?

Dr. Lindsay Squeglia explores what factors may make it likelier for teens to grow up to abuse alcohol.

A novel cancer immunotherapy shows promise in preclinical studies

Dr. Zihai Li and Alessandra Metelli say GARP suppression adds to established cancer immunotherapies that also use antibodies.

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 Event

Science Café

MUSC Science Café invites you to learn about science and techology in a fun, comfortable environment.
Date:     January 24, 2017
Time:     5:30 p.m.
Place:    Charleston Beer Works (upstairs)
               480 King Street
               Charleston, SC 29403

Dr. Contance Guille
Dr. Constance Guille offers a preview of her Science Cafe talk.

Please join us at the Science Café with Dr. Constance Guille, whose talk will cover the magnitude and impact of the prescription opioid epidemic in our country, and how we can support women and the impact on maternal, fetal, and newborn health.


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