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Science Cafe

Stories & Impact

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Dr. Brady and her team will give a brief overview of the causes and magnitude of the opioid problem in the state of South Carolina on May 21 at the next Science Cafe.

Discover the fascinating science happening all around us at the MUSC Science Café Series. Science Cafés bring the community together with MUSC scientists in a casual setting. You’ll learn about the latest research being conducted, get to know the faces behind the science, and have opportunities to ask questions and deepen your understanding. Come join the conversation! 

The upcoming series will be held at 5:30 p.m. at Charleston Beer Works. To sign up to receive emails about upcoming Cafés, please subscribe to the list.


2019 Series 

Date     Speaker

May 21:   Kathleen T. Brady, M.D., Ph.D., Vice President for Research and         Distinguished University Professor
        The Opioid Crisis in South Carolina: Problems and Solutions

Jun 18:    Teresa “Tese” Stephens, R.N, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Nursing
        Topic: Resilience

Jul 9:     Gary Gilkeson, M.D., Professor, Medicine

Aug 20:    Patrick Woster, Ph.D., Professor, Pharmacy 
        Topic: Therapeutics

Sep TBD:   Christopher Cowan, Ph.D., Professor, Neuroscience
        Topic: Autism

Oct TBD:    Federica Del Monte, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Medicine
        Topic: Heart Failure


Past Science Cafe

2019 Series

Apr 23:    Heather Boger, Ph.D, Associate Professor, Neuroscience
        Got AGING on the brain? Learn more to keep yours healthy!

Apr  9:     Besim Ogretmen, Ph.D, Professor, Professor, Biochemistry and            Molecular Biology
        Size Matters! What Your Telomeres Might Tell You About Aging and         Cancer

Mar 19:    Don Rockey, M.D., Professor, Medicine
        Fatty Liver Disease - a powder keg ready to blow!

Feb 12:    Steven Carroll, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Pathology
         NEUROFIBROMATOSIS: Cracking the Code of these Genetic
         Diseases for Children

Feb 13:    Robert Adams, M.D., Professor, Neurology
        STROKE: What You Don't Know Could Kill You