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Rare Disorder

February 08, 2024

Can their older son’s rare, debilitating disorder be treated? British family turns to MUSC scientist whose expertise in MEF2C looks promising.

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Rare Disease Symposium

January 31, 2024

Symposium will bring together researchers and patient advocates to inform policy and chart the way forward for patients with rare diseases.

Dr. Jacqueline Kraveka

New Drug Approval

December 20, 2023

A newly approved drug to prevent neuroblastoma relapse is a huge win for patients and their families, says Jacqueline Kraveka, D.O.

Two women wearing purple t-shirts with the words crush sickle cell on them.

Sickle Cell Breakthroughs

December 11, 2023

As FDA approves new treatments for sickle cell, patient prepares for trial testing another one. “This has been something that I've been hoping for.”

Hand holding box that says respiratory syncytial virus vaccine ABRYSVO.

RSV Vaccine

September 25, 2023

New RSV vaccine for pregnant women and people aged 60 and up arrives at MUSC Health. “No-brainer” for people who qualify, says expert.

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Vaccine Availability

July 25, 2023

Bare minimum reimbursement rates could be a factor in why some clinics may be struggling to offer HPV vaccination in the U.S.

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hEDS Interns

July 13, 2023

A new summer intern program empowers young researchers by getting them in the lab to actually help fight their own disease.

From left to right: Chief Innovation Officer Jesse Goodwin, Ph.D.; Vice President of Research Lori McMahon, Ph.D.; Blue Sky Award recipient Steven Kautz, Ph.D.; hEDS researcher Cortney Gensemer, Ph.D.; Blue Sky Award winner Bashar Badran, Ph.D.

Blue Sky Award

June 06, 2023

Interdisciplinary MUSC team wins Blue Sky Award to study the impact of vagus nerve stimulation on hypermobile Ehlers-Danlos syndrome.

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Neurodevelopmental Research

April 18, 2023

MUSC to launch Center of Biomedical Research Excellence focusing on autism, other neurodevelopmental conditions, through $11.3 million NIH grant.

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Autism Awareness

April 11, 2023

As new ways to diagnose and support people with autism emerge, MUSC gets creative – and gets great results.

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