Medical University of Charleston

ABCD Research Update

Oct 8, 2019
Dr. Lindsay Squeglia
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner alks with Dr. Lindsay Squeglia about the Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) study and early findings from this research related to screen time for children and teens. Dr. Squeglia is a Clinical Neuropsychologist and Associate Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at MUSC.

Children & Influenza

Oct 7, 2019
Dr. Elizabeth Mack
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Elizabeth Mack about preventing influenza in children and also tips for caring for children who do get the flu.  Dr. Mack is the Division Chief for Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at MUSC Children’s Health and she’s a spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatrics at MUSC.

Dr. Teresa Stephens
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Teresa Stephens about how individuals develop resilience when faced with stressful events and adversity.  Dr. Stephens is an Associate Professor in the College of Nursing at MUSC and she has been involved in research related to resilience for the past 11 years. 

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Shean Aujla about managing asthma in children and also new treatments for children with severe asthma.  Dr. Aujla is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics and she is the Director of Pediatric Pulmonology at MUSC Children’s Health.

Dr. Eric Meissner
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Eric Meissner about a collaborative program in North Carolina and South Carolina to reduce HIV infections in both states by ninety percent over the next decade.  Dr. Meissner is an Assistant Professor of Infectious Diseases and Director of HIV and Hepatitis Clinical Care and Research at MUSC.

Organ Transplantation

Sep 23, 2019
Dr. Satish Nadig
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Satish Nadig about recent advances and research underway related to organ transplantation.   Dr. Nadig is an Endowed Chair in Adult and Pediatric Multi-Organ Transplant Surgery and he’s the Scientific Director of the Transplant Research and Immuno-Biology Institute at MUSC. 

Dr. Richard Silver
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Richard Silver about a common form of inflammatory arthritis called gout.  Dr. Silver is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at MUSC.

Dr. Matthew Carpenter
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Matthew Carpenter about the dramatic increase in the number of teens who are using e-cigarettes, and risks for teens associated with vaping.  Dr. Carpenter is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences and he’s the co-leader of the Cancer Control Program at the Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Dr. Steven Carroll
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Steven Carroll about efforts underway to better understand and treat Alzheimer’s disease.  Dr. Carroll is the Chair of the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of the Carol A Campbell Jr. Neuropathology Lab at MUSC.

  

Dr. Russell Norris
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Russell Norris about research related to mitral valve prolapse (heart valve disease).  Dr. Norris is an Associate Professor of Regenerative Medicine and Cell Biology at MUSC.

Tick Borne Diseases

Sep 3, 2019
Dr. Terry Dixon
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Terry Dixon about the prevention and treatment of tick borne diseases. Dr. Dixon is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and a Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist at MUSC Children’s Health.

Dr. Graham Warren
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Graham Warren about how smoking impacts cancer treatment and also how smoking cessation can improve health outcomes for cancer patients.  Dr. Warren is a Professor of Radiation Oncology and he is the Vice Chair for Research in Radiation Oncology at Hollings Cancer Center at MUSC.

Dr. Andrea Summer
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Andrea Summer about the importance of comprehensive health evaluations (and vaccinations) for children adopted internationally.  Dr. Summer is a Professor of Pediatrics and Co-Director of the International Adoption Clinic at MUSC.

Scleroderma

Aug 26, 2019
Dr. Richard Silver
Bobbi Conner/MUSC

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Richard Silver about Scleroderma and ongoing research related to improving treatments for this disorder. Dr. Silver is a Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at MUSC.

This week Bobbi Conner talks with Dr. Amy Martin about the connection between oral health and general health.  Dr. Martin is an Associate Professor in the College of Dental Medicine and Director of the Division of Population Oral Health at MUSC.

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