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Man in a plaid shirt gestures as he stands beside a poster that says CORES Day.

MUSC Research Cores Day

June 30, 2022

When MUSC researchers collaborate and combine their expertise, technologies and passion, they tap into a special kind of energy.

An older man and woman lean into each other affectionately in a garden

'Like Science Fiction'

June 22, 2022

Patient Marty Perlmutter says the CAR-T-cell therapy he received for cancer is like science fiction has become reality.

Binder saying clinical trials along with stethoscope, vials and pills.

Clinical Trial Management

June 17, 2022

Integrated tool will allow clinical trial enrollment and cost effectiveness to be tracked across the health system

a seated man and woman smile at the camera along with their large white fluffy dog, who sits next to the woman and appears to smile

Cancer Survivorship

June 15, 2022

A new initiative at MUSC Hollings Cancer Center aims to improve survivorship care for cancer patients.

Closeup of an elderly woman's blue eyes. iStock

Restoring Vision

June 07, 2022

Blue Sky Award winners endeavor to restore vision in patients with age-related macular degeneration by recharging cells’ batteries.

Alexander Alekseyenko, Ph.D., left, and Marvella Ford, Ph.D., right

Data Dive

May 25, 2022

A new joint program at MUSC and Clemson University will offer training in how to harness big data to identify and address health inequities.

a photo of a man sitting on a dais with an inset photo of him with the large melanoma on his face

Immunotherapy Trial

May 24, 2022

A clinical trial gave one melanoma patient access to cutting-edge treatment before the medication came to market.

Immunofluorescence microscopy showing mitochondria (red) undergoing mitophagy (green) in ethanol treated liver cells (right).

Problems in the Powerhouse

May 24, 2022

Alcohol exposure leads to damage, degradation and loss of mitochondria; however, constant loss of mitochondria causes additional damage to liver tissue.

Pregnant woman holding her stomach with wording "COVID-19."

COVID-19 and Pregnancy

May 17, 2022

Two MUSC epidemiologists will explore how the disruptions caused by the pandemic or infection with the SARS-Co2 virus affected pregnancy outcomes.

Dr. Paula Traktman (left) and graduate student Conor Templeton in the laboratory.

A Virus’s Achilles’ Heel?

May 16, 2022

The vaccinia virus uses the same tool to copy and repair DNA and blocking that tool dramatically reduces the virus’s ability to multiply, MUSC study finds.

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