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Dr. Joshua Lipschutz, director of the Division of Nephrology at MUSC

Aortic Valve Disease

September 17, 2019

MUSC researchers identify mutations in ciliary genes causing bicuspid aortic valve – the most common heart valve birth defect.

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Opioid Treatment

September 12, 2019

Infections due to illegal opioid use often land people in the hospital. Researchers say this could be a chance to help people with long-term treatment.

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Life with Lupus

September 11, 2019

A new grant will allow MUSC researchers to test ideas for improving care and outreach to people with lupus or at risk of developing the autoimmune disease.

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Alcohol Addiction

September 10, 2019

Chronic alcohol use can alter brain circuitry, sending users into a pattern of relapse drinking. The ARC tests drugs that could help people break that pattern.

Dr. Harold May at Brittlebank Park

Chemical Cleanup

September 10, 2019

To find the organisms that would lead to one of the most rewarding inventions he’s ever been involved with, microbiologist Hal May had to get down and dirty.

Preeclampsia Risk

August 29, 2019

By studying lipoproteins in pregnant women with type 1 diabetes, MUSC researchers aim to understand and potentially predict preeclampsia.

Dr. Patrick Woster of the Medical University of South Carolina

Top Honor

August 28, 2019

Dr. Patrick Woster is one of only four researchers worldwide to be inducted this year into the Medicinal Chemistry Hall of Fame.

Dr. Michelle Nichols (left) and Dr. Carolyn Jenkins (right)

Powerful Partnerships

August 27, 2019

The Community-Engaged Scholars Program fosters academic/community partnerships to ensure that health care research is meaningful for the region's residents.

Vaping Q&A

August 27, 2019

One death and dozens of hospitalizations have been linked to vaping. But wait, isn't vaping better than smoking?

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Growing Resistance

August 23, 2019

As public health officials worry about antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea starting to appear, an MUSC researcher is tracking down the source of the resistance.

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