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Even after opening an occluded vessel after stroke, this figure shows that the immune cells in the brain (Green) continue to attack synapses (red) and neurons (Magenta) in the memory center of the brain, the hippocampus, at least for 30 days after stroke. Image courtesy of Dr. Stephen Tomlinson.

Improving Stroke Recovery

June 01, 2020

Adding a compound to reduce inflammation to standard stroke treatment could improve cognitive recovery and extend treatment window, preclinical study suggests.

looking over the shoulders of two women, one of whom is holding a blood vial, the other is using an instrument to draw blood from it

Antibody Testing

May 26, 2020

As MUSC begins coronavirus antibody testing for more groups, Dr. Satish Nadig explains how the test works.

an aerial shot showing the tents set up in the mall parking lot for the drive through specimen collection site.

Sharing Experience

May 19, 2020

A team that had never before collaborated came together to document and share how MUSC Health built a drive-thru specimen collection site for COVID-19 testing.

A woman takes a tray of food from a stainless steel cart to bring to a patient's room

Food for Thought

May 18, 2020

Food service staff have continued to work through the pandemic, showing up at the hospital to ensure patients and staff are fed.

Synchronicity cooking class, taken before the COVID-19 pandemic. Photograph by Brennan Wesley.

WellPass: Wellness Simplified

May 15, 2020

MUSC Health announces a new wellness subscription service that focuses on keeping patients out of the hospital in the first place.

Marcelaine Reneau and her family posing for a portrait inside on Mother's Day in 2015.

Triumph Over Tragedy

May 14, 2020

β€œIt’s that call you dread as a parent. But you never think it will actually happen to you.” – Marcelaine Reneau, Ph.D.

Man standing outside in a garden

Changing Fields

May 13, 2020

Brazilian-born Victor Araujo graduate gave up soccer for medicine, and he never looked back.

Boeing Dreamlifters that delivered eye goggles and masks.

Boeing Delivery

May 12, 2020

Boeing delivers more than 150,000 eye goggles and face shields to help COVID-19 community testing and outreach.

a masked, gloved and gowned woman preps the arm of a masked young man outside a brick building

Drive On Up

May 07, 2020

To ease patients' minds about entering medical facilities, MUSC Health is offering drive-up locations for routine bloodwork and blood pressure checks.

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