The Support Center for Clinical & Translational Science (SUCCESS) is the consolidated entry point for access to research expertise, information, and navigation spanning the entire research spectrum, from inception through technology transfer and dissemination of best practice models.

The SUCCESS Center offers free consultative services related to regulatory, recruitment, patient outreach recruitment, special populations navigation, REDCap, drug management planning, grant and budget development, and research navigation.



  • eIRB submissions
  • Responding to reviewer comments
  • Study document development


  • Strategic planning and budgeting

Patient Outreach Recruitment

  • Patient access to study opportunities
  • Researcher workflow training

Special Populations Navigation

  • Integration of special populations planning
  • Participation engagement groups (PEGs)


  • Expert research database and survey design support
  • Data collection best practices

Drug Management Planning 

  • Best practices for study medication storage, accountability and dispensing

Grant and Budget Development

  • Grant application forms and budget development guidance
  • Navigating pre & post-award processes

Research Navigation 

  • Front door to all SCTR services
  • Linkages to research resources and offices

By the Numbers 2011-2024

 15,250 Requests received; 2,835 Investigators Supported; 27,305 Services Provided; >96% Service Satisfaction
Updated May 2024

Informed by Collaboration

The SUCCESS Center collaborates with all MUSC research offices to address institutional needs and contribute to the development of policies, workflows, services, and tools in alignment with federal, state, and local regulations and policies.

Request a Consultation

SUCCESS’ highly trained subject matter experts provide free consultation, individualized training, and mentoring to investigators, research professionals, and trainees, regardless of study funding source.

Visit SPARCRequest to browse SCTR’s comprehensive online catalog of services.

SUCCESS Center infographic (PDF)

Leadership and Contact

Stephanie Gentilin 

Stephanie Gentilin, MA, CCRA

Program Director

Mauney Toni 

Toni Mauney, BA, CCRP

Lead Research Navigator