Industry Sponsored Research

Collaboration Information for Clinical Research Sponsors & Contract Research Organizations (CROs) 

The Office of Clinical Research seeks to establish and foster strategic relationships with research sponsors to attract high-impact trials to the Medical University of South Carolina to offer potential solutions and hope to MUSC patients and their families. The OCR Research Opportunities & Collaborations program is designed to partner with industry sponsors, contract research organizations (CROs), and other potential research collaborators to pair clinical research opportunities with MUSC Investigators.

Why choose MUSC as a research site?

Why contact MUSC Research Opportunities & Collaborations?

I am a Clinical Research Monitor. What do I need to know?

Why Choose MUSC as a Research Site?

As one of the top research universities in the United States, MUSC and its Investigators are dedicated to:

  • Advancing basic and clinical research through innovation and knowledge sharing
  • Meeting the requirements of industry partners in an efficient manner

MUSC offers a comprehensive array of clinical (Phase I-IV) and translational research services in virtually every major therapeutic focus:

Why Contact MUSC Research Opportunities & Collaborations? 

  • Central point of contact for sponsors and CROs wishing to identify a qualified Investigator
  • Feasibility requests
  • Dissemination of new sponsored research opportunities
  • Facilitate successful initiation and execution of research protocols
  • Long-term relationships with Sponsors and CROs

Clinical Research Monitors

MUSC has developed a Welcome Packet of information (PDF) for clinical research monitors that contains information helpful in preparing to monitor clinical research data at MUSC..


Signe Denmark, MS, CCRP
Associate Director, Research Opportunities & Collaborations

Heather Hopmeier, BS
Research Opportunities and Collaborations Program Coordinator