Pilot Projects

Program Overview

1. Support the conduct of scientifically meritorious, new and innovative pilot projects through a competitive cross-SCTR grant program with open solicitation, peer review and funding in grant categories such as Discovery, Early Career Investigator, Novel Methodology and Technology

2. Facilitate 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.

3. Provide high quality consultation services for study conceptualization, project design and proposal improvement (STAR Consultation).

4. Facilitate the establishment of new cores that emanate from a critical mass of successful novel methodology and translational technology pilot projects.


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MUSC COBRE in Lipidomics and Pathobiology

Request for Pilot Project Applications

Pre-Proposal Deadline (Required): April 9, 2014
Full Proposal Deadline (Upon Invitation): May 28, 2014

Questions: Besim Ogretmen, PhD at ogretmen@musc.edu



2013-2014 SCTR Funded Pilot Projects

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COHR Pilot and Feasibility Project Program

Statistical Consultation Request Priority Date: April 9
Letters of Intent Due:
Wednesday, April 9
Applications Due: Wednesday, April 23

The Center for Oral Health Research (COHR) Pilot and Feasibility Project Program aims to facilitate innovative basic, translational and clinical research specifically in the area of oral and craniofacial biology.

RFA Apply




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Program Director:
Perry V Halushka, PhD, MD


Associate Program Director:
Anthony Alberg, PhD, MPH

Science Program Manager:
Dayan Ranwala, PhD