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Dr Ramsay Camp discusses a case with colleagues

Pancreatic Trial

June 03, 2020

HCC researchers are launching a clinical trial to study a new treatment combination for pancreatic cancer.

Maria Washington and her daughter Khai

Fire Challenge

June 02, 2020

A 9-year-old girl is recovering from hand sanitizer "fire challenge" that went dangerously wrong.

a group of people wearing masks poses in front of a staircase

New Heart

June 02, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn't slowed the heart transplant team at MUSC Health.

Even after opening an occluded vessel after stroke, this figure shows that the immune cells in the brain (Green) continue to attack synapses (red) and neurons (Magenta) in the memory center of the brain, the hippocampus, at least for 30 days after stroke. Image courtesy of Dr. Stephen Tomlinson.

Improving Stroke Recovery

June 01, 2020

Adding a compound to reduce inflammation to standard stroke treatment could improve cognitive recovery and extend treatment window, preclinical study suggests.

Sarah Mushtaq sits in front of a computer showing the Covid-19 and Cancer Consortium homepage

COVID-19 & Cancer Consortium

May 29, 2020

The latest data from a multinational research consortium shows that cancer patients face greater negative impacts from COVID-19.

Kaneisha Jones wipes her eyes

Environmental Excellence

May 28, 2020

An environmental services worker gets a big surprise for her exemplary work during the coronavirus pandemic.

looking over the shoulders of two women, one of whom is holding a blood vial, the other is using an instrument to draw blood from it

Antibody Testing

May 26, 2020

As MUSC begins coronavirus antibody testing for more groups, Dr. Satish Nadig explains how the test works.

Dr. Christopher Davies and Dr. Avinash Singh of the Medical University of South Carolina

Antibiotic-Resistant Gonorrhea

May 22, 2020

MUSC team examined an antibiotic-resistant strain of Neisseria gonorrhoeae and found a surprisingly new resistance mechanism that inhibits protein dynamics.

Nurse Caroline Wright wears a face shield during her 12-hour shifts taking care of COVID-19 patients in New York.

Crisis Care

May 20, 2020

Heroic nurses are showing they can rise to the occasion during pandemic. New program at MUSC will ensure even more will be ready.

an aerial shot showing the tents set up in the mall parking lot for the drive through specimen collection site.

Sharing Experience

May 19, 2020

A team that had never before collaborated came together to document and share how MUSC Health built a drive-thru specimen collection site for COVID-19 testing.

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