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Bar chart shows Omicron accounts for almost all cases sequenced at MUSC.

97% Omicron

January 14, 2022

Omicron variant now accounts for 97% of all cases sequenced by MUSC. Scientists are watching for signal that biggest surge of pandemic is at turning point.

closeup of a hand squeezing a ball while blood flows through a tube from the arm

Blood Shortage

January 14, 2022

Blood collection organizations have warned that blood supplies are alarmingly low and are urging donations.

cancer researcher piping samples in the lab

Research Grants

January 13, 2022

Four Hollings researchers received grants from the American Cancer Society to support their work on promising projects.

Friedrich Andreas stands outside

Prostate Screenings

January 12, 2022

After battling prostate cancer twice, Friedrich Andreas is sharing his story with others in hopes of raising awareness.

a little girl with beads and bows in her hair puts on a pair of glasses, looking at a smiling man who crouches down to be at eye level; behind them Sir Purr, the Carolina Panthers mascot, looms

Seeing the Future

January 11, 2022

Supporters of national nonprofit Vision To Learn were on hand to cheer on Stono Park students receiving eyeglasses.

Graph showing the number of COVID cases in the Tricounty area hit 380 per 100,000 people on January 9, 2022.

Explosion of Cases

January 11, 2022

“We’ve already gone higher than I thought we might,” says scientist tracking COVID at MUSC as Omicron causes case numbers to explode.

A boy with his hands on his face as he stares in frustration at a computer screen.

Vaccine Q&A17

January 11, 2022

Percentages are for the cool kids these days. We talk with Dr. Danielle Scheurer about all-things COVID.

a masked doctor stands in the hallway speaking to other care team members

MIS-C Vaccination

January 11, 2022

MUSC Children's Health contributes to study showing vaccination is effective against MIS-C.

Clinical Trials

January 10, 2022

Newly approved treatments and more cervical cancer clinical trials on the horizon have Hollings doctors optimistic.

Dr. Carol Feghali-Bostwick of the Medical University of South Carolina

Potent Peptide

January 10, 2022

MUSC research team has identified a pathway by which a known antifibrotic protein works, providing a possible clinical solution for patients with fibrosis.

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