Department of Regenerative Medicine and Cell biology


The number-one cause of disability and death in the United States is cardiovascular disease.  Donations collected will contribute funds to support both basic and clinical cardiovascular research aimed at curing disease in children and adults.   

Select "Cardiovascular Research Endowment"
to support the fund.

MISSION: The MUSC Cardiovascular Research Fund was established to support research programs extending from basic science studies including molecular mechanisms of heart disease to patient-and disease-based translational research and clinical trials that will shape treatment of heart disease.
Examples of Cardiovascular Research Conducted by the Multidisciplinary MUSC CRF Team:
  • Animal Models of Atherosclerosis
  • Cytokines and Inflammation
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Regulation of Vascular Extracellular Matrix
  • Lipoproteins and Lipid Metabolism
  • Regulation of Thrombosis and Platelet Function
  • Endothelial and Smooth Muscle Cell Biology
  • Identify Genes that Predict Long-term Vascular Risk
  • New Prospects for Both Personalized and Regenerative Cardiovascular Medicine
  • The Interface of Developmental Biology and Cardiovascular Disease Research
  • Training Tomorrow's Scientists to Overcome the World's Most Devastating Diseases

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