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Little girl wearing a tiara plays with a necklace that is attached to a blue toy castle.

New Hearts

June 22, 2024

In a feat of coordination built on years of growth and success, MUSC Shawn Jenkins Children’s Hospital gives two children new hearts on same day.

All three boys wearing blue superhero costumes, with yellow stars on front and a red cape.

Three MUSCeteers

June 15, 2023

Jackson, Lino and Bennett got their nickname because they are inseparable. And it's that bond that might just be the edge they need to beat the odds.

Boy in a red sweater wearing a Christmas light necklace smiles in front of the Angel Tree.

Angel Tree Lighting

November 15, 2022

A little boy waiting for a heart transplant left onlookers’ hearts full as he helped launch MUSC’s Angel Tree effort.

Three test tubes are pictured, the first with plasma, the second with plasma and chemotherapy, and the third with the filtered plasma. Modified from Figure 4d of the Motamarry et al article in Cancers under an open access Creative Common CC BY license.

Blood Cleanse

April 06, 2022

MUSC researchers have developed a way to remove toxic chemotherapeutic drugs from the blood after cancer treatment to prevent them from reaching the heart.

in a bright airy living room with a colorful rug of a farm a little boy grins at the camera while his mother sits a foot or so behind and smiles at him

From the Heart

December 15, 2021

A pediatric heart surgeon didn't like any of the typical options for helping a young patient. Instead, he decided to try something different.

National Leader

June 18, 2019

The cardiology and heart surgery team at MUSC Children’s Health ranks No. 7 in the U.S., continuing trend toward top.

Dr. Russell Norris of the Medical University of South Carolina

Breakthrough Finding

May 22, 2019

MUSC investigators report in Science Translational Medicine that defects in the primary cilia of the developing fetus cause mitral valve prolapse.

Dr. Minoo Kavarana

Heart Help

April 12, 2019

MUSC Health becomes one of first centers in Southeast to offer new procedure to help kids with congestive heart failure.

MUSC researcher Dr. Kyu-Ho Lee in his laboratory

Understanding Heart Defects

April 10, 2019

Heart abnormalities are at once the most common and most deadly type of birth defect in the U.S.

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