Clinical Trials and Innovative Medicines

Shaun A. Nguyen, M.D., FAPCR, Director of Clinical Research, is a Certified Physician Investigator (CPI) through the Academy of Clinical Research Professionals. Dr. Nguyen, the first CPI at MUSC, advances the research of pharmaceutical, biological, and medical device products by developing collaborations between the Department and the pharmaceutical industry. He collaborates with the Department faculty to obtain the latest clinical trials so patients can gain access to new research treatments before they are widely available. Dr. Nguyen has served as PI, Co-PI, and Co-Investigator on more than 300 pharmaceutical clinical trials involving Phases II, III, and IV. In addition, he is an expert on outcomes research, meta-analysis, and cost-effective analysis. Dr. Nguyen has authored over 500 abstracts and over 380 peer-reviewed articles in otolaryngology.

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