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Partial Team for portable MRI-equipped ambulance Blue Sky Award winning project

Setting Care in Motion

May 16, 2022

Ambulances equipped with cutting-edge scanners could lessen the time it takes to get stroke patients the treatment they need.

Dr. Michelle Nichols (left) and Dr. Gayenell Magwood (right) of the College of Nursing at MUSC

Restoring Trust

April 26, 2022

Stroke research improves when survivors and caregivers feel comfortable telling their stories and researchers learn to listen.

a man sits at a table facing a rolling floor mirror while a therapist guides his arm

Neuro Rehab

February 15, 2022

MUSC Health and the College of Health Professions partner on a comprehensive outpatient rehab facility for neurological conditions.

a man in khakis and blue button down shirt poses with the MRI inside the ambulance

MRI On the Go

January 04, 2022

Performing an MRI en route to the hospital could cut treatment time for stroke patients. But is it even possible?

Dr. Gayenell Magwood, professor in the MUSC College of Nursing

COVID-19 and Chronic Disease

December 03, 2021

MUSC researcher will explore how chronic disease affected COVID-19 outcomes and how COVID-19 affected chronic disease management in underserved communities.

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Jordan J. Elm, PhD, of Public Health Sciences; Tanya Turan, M.D, .Neurology, Stroke; Marc Chimowitz, M.D.Neurology, Stroke; Renee Martin, Ph.D,  Public Health Sciences, Design, conduct and analysis of clinical trials and statistical methods accounting for missing dataStroke clinical trials

Preventing Stroke

September 01, 2021

MUSC neurologist will co-lead the CAPTIVA trial, which will enroll 1,683 participants with a narrowed brain artery across 115 U.S. sites.

Illustration showing an ambulance surrounded by images of strokes.

Stroke Recovery

April 27, 2021

Physicians at MUSC Health partner with Georgetown Hospital to significantly shorten time between a patient’s stroke and treatment using telehealth.

group photo of people from a variety of disciplines

Stroke Response

December 03, 2020

MUSC Health Florence is adding capabilities to treat stroke patients with advanced treatments closer to home.

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.

This image from the American Stroke Association shows blood flow blocked in the brain.

Silent Suffering?

April 15, 2020

Dramatic drop in number of stroke patients worries doctors. Are people too afraid of coronavirus to get help they need?

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