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Oct 03, 2017, 09:55 ET MUSC named one of the first national telehealth centers of excellence with HRSA grant

The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has been awarded a $600,000 grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an...


Aug 29, 2016, 12:21 ET MUSC registers annual economic impact of $3.8 billion in Charleston metro area

 Each year, the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) has an economic impact of $3.8 billion in the Charleston metropolitan area and...


Oct 21, 2011, 13:56 ET MUSC Dedicates New Bioengineering and Drug Discovery Hubs

James E. Clyburn Research Center marks new era in biomedical research Federal, state and local dignitaries ushered in a new chapter in South...


Mar 28, 2011, 11:00 ET MUSC Spin-Off Receives Two Wound-Healing Patents

FirstString Research, Inc. exclusively licensed to move forward with Phase II trials FirstString Research, Inc., a biotechnology company sprung...


Feb 10, 2010, 11:21 ET Medical University of South Carolina First To Test New Heart Imaging Method To Detect Coronary Artery Disease

Researchers from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) are the first in the world to demonstrate the feasibility of a new method of...


Oct 13, 2009, 12:41 ET New Brain Stimulation Treatment May Offer Hope For Those With Treatment Resistant Depression

Researchers at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) pioneer bilateral epidural prefrontal cortical stimulation A new...


Sep 14, 2009, 17:00 ET MUSC Researchers Concerned About Online Drug Availability

Web availability of antibiotics furthers problems with antibiotic-resistant bacteria According to MUSC researchers, antibiotics are widely...


Jul 23, 2009, 11:32 ET National Science Foundation Announces $20M Research Award to South Carolina

The largest single competitive NSF award in SC history The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded South Carolina $20 million to...


Jul 14, 2009, 11:00 ET MUSC Earns $20 Million Award From National Institutes of Health

One of the most challenging aspects of today's health care system is the time it takes for a promising new treatment to become accessible to...


May 27, 2009, 00:01 ET The Age of Good Health? Healthy Lifestyles on Decline in U.S.

MUSC researchers urge people, especially the middle-aged, to adopt healthier lifestyles Despite the well-known benefits of physical activity,...


Mar 02, 2009, 11:00 ET Medical University of South Carolina Hollings Cancer Center Receives National Cancer Institute Designation

Hollings Cancer Center one of only 64 U.S. Cancer Centers with special status The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Hollings Cancer...


Mar 10, 2008, 01:00 ET Cell Receptor on Track for Painless Bladder Cancer Test

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Foundation for Research and Development announced a...


Mar 04, 2008, 00:00 ET Comprehensive Diagnosis of Heart Disease With a Single CT Scan

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- In the current issue of the journal Circulation, a research team from the Medical University of South...


Feb 07, 2008, 00:00 ET DNA Predicts Reaction to Drug That Fights Alcohol Dependence

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Inherited genetic makeup often plays a role in determining the risk level for certain diseases,...


Feb 04, 2008, 00:00 ET Medical University of South Carolina Opens State-of-the-Art Facility

CHARLESTON, S.C., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) opens the doors of Ashley River Tower, its new...


Feb 01, 2008, 00:00 ET MUSC Spin-Off Company to Test Regenerative Wound Healing Gel

CHARLESTOWN, S.C., Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First-String Research, Inc. (FSR), a spin-off biotechnology company from the Medical...


Jan 31, 2008, 00:00 ET MUSC's Hollings Cancer Center, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center Partner on New TomoTherapy Treatment for Cancer Patients

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center and the Medical University of South Carolina's Hollings Cancer...


Jan 23, 2008, 00:00 ET Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) and Halsey Institute Create Partnership Between Art and Science

CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- In February when MUSC opens the doors to Ashley River Tower, its new state-of-the-art hospital,...


Nov 06, 2007, 00:00 ET Study Discovers Gaps in Pediatricians' Professional Values

CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- A Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) study published in this month's issue of The Journal of...


Sep 26, 2007, 01:00 ET Medical University of South Carolina Leads Multicenter Study Evaluating Biliary Sphincter Disorder

CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 26 /PRNewswire/ -- The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) will lead a $6 million study to determine the best...


Aug 27, 2007, 01:00 ET MUSC Researchers Discover Garlic Kills Brain Cancer Cells

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, organo-sulfur compounds found in garlic have been identified as effective against...


Aug 20, 2007, 01:00 ET New Study Supports Efficacy of Vagus Nerve Stimulation for Treatment-Resistant Depression

CHARLESTON, S.C., Aug. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) today announced the results of a functional MRI (fMRI)...


Apr 18, 2007, 01:00 ET Sports Medicine Physician Discusses Tennis Injuries

CHARLESTON, S.C., April 18 /PRNewswire/ -- At the Family Circle Cup, several matches were shortened, and four of the world's top women...


Mar 23, 2007, 01:00 ET MUSC Research Offers Hope for Those Resistant to Depression Treatment

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Researchers at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) have announced the results of a...


Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET Research Suggests New Treatment for Spinal Cord Injuries

CHARLESTON, S.C., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- A multidisciplinary investigation led by Inderjit Singh, Ph.D, of the Medical University of South...