Positions available to study neuroinflammatory mechanisms following stroke and traumatic brain injury, with an emphasis on the role of complement. Projects involve the study of acute and chronic inflammation and repair processes following brain injury, including in the context of comorbidities (age, smoking, stress). Studies also involve the development and characterization of brain-targeted anti-inflammatory agents. Projects will involve the use of in vivo and in vitro (co-culture) models, super resolution immuno-microscopy, mass cytometry, unbiased high throughput analysis, behavioral testing, biochemical analysis etc.
MUSC is located in the beautiful historic district of Charleston, bounded by the Atlantic Ocean and beautiful beaches to the east, and national forests and wildlife refuges to the north and south. MUSC isthe state’s top-ranked medical center.
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About Medical University of South Carolina
MUSC Health annually records more than one million patient encounters, and is highly regarded in many disease areas including neurosciences, cancer care, rheumatology, digestive disorders, heart and vascular care, transplant, women’s health, pediatric medicine, musculoskeletal disorders, psychiatry, eye care, otolaryngology, and respiratory medicine.
Faculty in the College of Medicine are engaged in a variety of basic, clinical, and translational research activities. Total extramural funding for the College of Medicine for the past fiscal year was approximately $204 million.