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Limiting Psychedelic Research

June 12, 2024

Repeating past mistakes of the War on Drugs could limit neuroscience research on potential therapeutics, leaving patients without hope.

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Brain Positive Economics

May 13, 2024

Harris Eyre, M.D., Ph.D. gave the keynote address at the Lab to Leaders event where he discussed his most recent findings on brain capital.

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Gut Feelings

April 15, 2024

The gut-brain axis is an historic topic of research that explains the connection between mental and gastrointestinal disorders.

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Personalized Cancer Treatments

April 09, 2024

Advances in immunotherapy are increasing the quality of life and changing the prognoses for terminal cancer patients.

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Shrinking Contributions

March 28, 2024

Facts in textbooks are often omit important contributors; therefore, it is imperative to uncover the stories of the often erased women in STEM.

Problem of gender inequality causes discomfort in woman looking at man career success. Concept of feminism and struggle of girls against gender discrimination in employment and promotion

Attacks From Within

March 26, 2024

Autoimmune diseases disproportionately affect women and scientists are still working to determine why.

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A Role Model for Women

March 14, 2024

Being a young woman in science has its challenges. Rosalind Franklin, “the unsung heroine of DNA”, and her story has a lasting impact on female scientists.

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The Woman I Am

March 05, 2024

Women's History Month offers a chance to reflect on the challenges of navigating societal expectations while embracing a multifaceted identity.

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Mini Heart Attacks

February 29, 2024

New microchip technology allows researchers to simulate heart attacks and study how the heart repairs itself afterwards.

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Effective Communication

February 21, 2024

MUSC trainees are developing skills to effectively communicate science to the general public in the 4th annual “Lab to Leaders” campus event.

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