Patient Centered Research enables South Carolinians to participate in research opportunities and novel treatment options available across HSSC member universities and hospitals.

Background is a collaborative effort between HSSC and the South Carolina Clinical and Translational Research Institute (SCTR) as part of the National Institute of Health’s National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences Clinical and Translational Science Award program. It serves as a directory for South Carolina clinical research, enabling South Carolinians to participate in research opportunities and novel treatment options that are available across HSSC member universities and hospitals. Participation in these treatment options (clinical trials) allows individuals to play an active role in their own health care and to access new treatments before they become widely available. It also allows individuals to help others who may benefit from their participation in clinical trials in the future. Choosing to participate in a clinical trial or new treatment option is an important decision. is available as a valuable clinical collaboration tool for researchers and clinicians from HSSC member organizations and is also available to the public.

How To Use

If you are a patient and interested in participating in a clinical trial, you can search for studies using keywords. You may also search by browsing by university or health system using a keyword such as a disease type or researcher.

Researchers that want to publish to the directory should follow these instructions.

Question What topics are addressed on offers you the opportunity to participate in a wide array of clinical trials from ADHD to Women's health.

For a full list of topic with currently available clinical trials, please click here

Question How can I stay updated about studies based on my conditions or interests?

You can create an account on and select the topics in which you have an interest to receive email notifications from You can change this option, as well as your topics of interest, at any time by logging into your account.

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