SCTR’s Pilot Translational & Clinical Studies (PTC) program facilitates new and innovative, interdisciplinary, high-impact translational research with emphasis on diseases demonstrating significant prevalence in South Carolina. The PTC program has a number of mechanisms that support ongoing research innovation and foster the development of new research collaborations including, statewide scientific retreats, a portfolio of pilot grant opportunities, research vouchers and internal and external scientific grant reviews.
Retreats & Special Events
SCTR facilitates collaboration across traditional disciplinary and institutional lines by sponsoring thematic-based retreats for basic, clinical and population scientists, and community practitioners at all levels of career development.
Pilot Grants Program
SCTR supports a number of different mechanisms that represent the translational spectrum - from basic science to population health - including patient-centered and community-engaged research.
Scientific Grant Reviews
SCTR offers assistance to MUSC investigators who are submitting extramural grant applications with the goal to increase the quality of the application and funding success.