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Researcher Resources

SCTR - South Carolina Translational Research (SCTR) - Clinical and Translational Science Award funded through the NIH.  Funding opportunities, research education and training, proposal development, mentoring, events and networking

ARROWS - Women Scholars Initiative for the Advancement, Recruitment and Retention of Women (ARROW) 

Palmetto Profiles - Palmetto Profiles Research Networking Software is a research networking and expertise mining software tool that shows traditional directory information and illustrates how each person is connected to others in the broad research community. 

Research Cores - MUSC has a large number of research cores that are open to student and faculty investigators.  These provide expertise and state-of-the-art instrumentation, training, and consultation to support innovative biomedical research, ranging from basic to translational.

Telehealth - The Center for Telehealth's Research and Outcomes team can assist in developing telehealth outcomes and program evaluation plans to include access to care, financial impact, study design and conceptualization and more.

Grant Writing Help

  • Instructional technology, interprofessional initiatives, digital accessibility, curriculum design, evaluation and methods of instruction, and more at the Writing Center 
  • Funding opportunities, research education, proposal development, grant writing and review. Office of Research Development

B&BS/SOCRATES

Informal forum to present research ideas, grant proposals, etc. SOCRATES was created to enhance mentoring of junior investigators across the MUSC campus. The members of this society consist of graduates of the MSCR program who are on faculty at MUSC, faculty currently enrolled in the MSCR program, current and previous K awardees, and current and previous VA career development grant awardees. The B&BS Club has traditionally offered the same opportunity for junior faculty, but has geared itself towards basic scientists.

Institutional K Awards/BIRCWH - Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health (BIRCWH) program provides intensive mentored research experiences designed to prepare outstanding junior faculty to become independent investigators in women’s health research.

Bridge Funding - The Bridge Funding program is to support investigators with established research programs during a period of competitive renewal or when next stage application is not funded. 

COMETS College of Medicine Enhanced Team Science (COMETS) program is to restore federally funded research for active mid-career and senior investigators who have not been successful in the past 18-24 months. 

MSCR - Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) program, in collaboration with the College of Graduate Studies, trains individuals to become principal investigators on grants, faculty in medical schools and team leaders who are seeking careers in clinical research. 

MPH Master of Public Health Degree with a concentration in Biostatistics, Epidemiology, or Health Behavior and Health Promotion.