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Research at MUSC

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) is the premier biomedical research institution in South Carolina. Our success in receiving research funding reflects an enterprise of basic and clinical scientists internationally recognized for biomedical work in diseases such as cancer, stroke, health disparities, addiction sciences, inflammation and fibrosis, and digestive disease - just to name a few! All a direct result of recruiting top scientists with a strategic focus to serve the needs of the people of South Carolina.

From bench lab to patient bedside, we are committed to leading health innovation for the lives we touch. We invite you to explore these stories, engage with us, and get to know the scientists who are the heart of our research community dedicated to changing what's possible in healthcare through state of the art research and discovery!

Introducing: In Our DNA SC

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MUSC is excited to launch In Our DNA SC, a large-scale, first-of-its-kind community health research project in South Carolina investigating how DNA impacts health, with a broader goal of learning how to offer more personalized health care to our community.

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Research Highlights

In the News

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Cancer care for children at MUSC received top marks in a recent U.S. News and World Report ranking of children’s hospitals across the nation.

Pediatric Cancer

Featured Researcher

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Dr. Jezabel R. Blanco recently learned that she was awarded a grant by the V Foundation for Cancer Research, only the second Hollings researcher to receive a grant from this organization. The V Foundation invites select cancer research institutions to apply for its annual grants, and each institution may nominate only one of its researchers each year.

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