From beaker to bedside, Medical University of South Carolina’s Department of Pediatrics focuses on generating knowledge from research that will alleviate pediatric suffering through the prevention and treatment of disease.

As a nationally ranked children's care program affiliated with a renowned medical school, MUSC’s Department of Pediatrics is dedicated to pursuing innovative pediatric research. We bring together basic medical science and clinical medicine for the advancement of all areas of pediatric health.

Our investment in research and commitment to the investigative process has led to a cornucopia of breakthroughs and innovative discoveries. We pursue research at all levels, knowing that even the smallest of discoveries can yield life-changing results – now, and for generations to come.

No matter how the research evolves, there are constants that we never deviate from at MUSC: a commitment to the ideals, processes and outcomes of research, and unwavering support for the investigators who conduct the long, often labor-intensive studies in the quest for cures. By working together, scientific breakthroughs can happen.