Eight Clemson University faculty members have received grant funding from the newly formed South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health (SC-TRIMH). Led by bioengineers at Clemson, SC-TRIMH combines orthopedics and other clinical expertise from Prisma Health–Upstate (formerly Greenville Health System) and the Medical University of South Carolina with computer scientists, computational engineers, biophysicists […]
This school year, the Clemson University School of Nursing is celebrating its 50th anniversary with an alumni gathering on Saturday. In 50 years, the program has grown from a traditional baccalaureate program and an associate degree to several undergraduate and graduate degrees. We had the chance to talk with School of Nursing Director Kathleen Valentine […]
Emil Alexov, Ph.D., a professor in the Clemson University Department of Physics and Astronomy, is Clemson University School of Health Research’s newest faculty fellow. During his fellowship, he will focus on researching the genetic origin of drug addiction. “I’m honored to be chosen as a faculty fellow because it will open a new opportunity for […]
Clemson University School of Nursing professor Veronica Parker has recently started working to help positively impact the national health care landscape as a new member of the Advisory Committee on Minority Health for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The Advisory Committee on Minority Health advises the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health […]
A Clemson University researcher is using state-of-the-art facilities at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center (REC) to help develop a new wheat variety that’s safe for people who suffer from celiac disease to eat.
Miriam Konkel has helped unravel the genomes of many animals, including the platypus, the rhesus macaque, the gibbon, the orangutan, the zebra finch and the marmoset. But a recent study of the baboon genome had a particularly exciting finding for the Clemson University researcher’s specific interest: Alu elements, a type of transposable element also known as jumping genes because they send copies of themselves to other locations in the genome.
With an $11 million grant from the National Institutes of Health Center for Biomedical Research Excellence, Clemson University has launched the South Carolina Center for Translational Research Improving Musculoskeletal Health, or SC-TRIMH, a new research center that will bring together scientists from across South Carolina to change the way musculoskeletal disorders are diagnosed, treated and even studied.
Malnutrition and obesity are health burdens the public needs to be aware of. By changing their food behaviors they can have a great impact on their communities beyond just themselves. Clemson associate professor Dil Thavarajah is responding to this crisis through scientific research and educational programs, working to find a solution.
Clemson University faculty members Thomas Britt, Ph.D., and Dev Arya, Ph.D., are the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members embedded in a Greenville Health System department for the spring semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through this program, Faculty Fellows shift their focus from […]
The Clemson University Nursing building, a $31.5 million education and research facility housing an expansion of Clemson’s baccalaureate nursing program at Greenville Health System (GHS), is open. A collaborative effort between GHS and Clemson, the program will help the two entities meet a growing need for nurses.
A National Institutes of Health (NIH) T35 (medical) training grant will allow medical school students to do research in the Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center labs at Clemson while strengthening partnerships between academic partners in the Greenville Health System (GHS) Health Sciences Center. Kerry Smith, the director of EPIC, an interdisciplinary research cooperative with a focus on […]
Clemson University faculty members in the nursing, public health sciences, industrial engineering and genetics and biochemistry departments have been awarded seed grant funding from Greenville Health System and university partners of the GHS Health Sciences Center for projects relating to cancer, diabetes and pain management. These seed grant awardees are also affiliated with Clemson University […]
Clemson University professors Kristin Scott, Jeff Anker and Goutam Koley have been accepted as the newest Clemson University School of Health Research (CUSHR) and Greenville Health System Faculty Fellows. Faculty Fellows are tenured faculty members who are embedded in a Greenville Health System (GHS) department for a semester and summer to produce health-related research. Through […]
Clemson researchers Feng Ding and Weiguo Cao recently received a collaborative $1.8 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to attain a deeper understanding of the intricate inner workings of Type 2 diabetes.
Faculty-led teams in partnership with Greenville Health System are tackling some of the greatest health challenges facing the state and nation, such as childhood obesity, prenatal care, vascular care, treatment of orthopaedic injuries, helping soldiers transition to civilian life, infirmities related to aging and health disparities.