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The South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Association seeks and distributes, to individuals with spinal cord injuries, research opportunities in South Carolina and around the world who are currently recruiting participation. Participation options range from in-person trials, online surveys, telephone interviews, and direct mail surveys.  To that end, we procure these research studies monthly, and provide the information to members who have requested it through email and direct mail.

If you are interested in receiving research opportunities monthly, please fill out the online form. Please note that not all research opportunities will fit each and every individual, and we do not guarantee that a research study will accept you into the study. 


If you would like to receive research opportunities, call (803) 252-2198, email brian [at], click the box above. or fill out the online form.


Research Outcomes from the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC)

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Newsletter from MUSC Research Team (Summer 2020)

Spring 2021 SCI Outcomes Newsletter


The updates for this webpage are made possible by the Cooperative Agreement #2020 SI-01 from the South Carolina Spinal Cord Injury Research Fund. However, contents do not necessarily represent the policy of SCIRF and do not imply endorsement by the funding agency.

On-site Studies

Random Noise Stimulation to Enhance Corticomotor Drive for Improved Hand Function - #297-GA (12/2021)

Motor-Evoked Potential (MEP) Conditioning in People with Spinal Cord Injury (Brain-Spinal Cord-Muscle Response Training Study) - #268-SC (12/2021)
(the link above downloads a Microsoft Word document)

Provide Insights to Guide SCI Research - #224-SC (12/2021)

Clinical Evaluation of the Connected Catheter / Intelliflow System- Wireless Urinary Prosthesis for Management of Chronic Urinary Retention (Freedom Study) - #269-GA (10/2021)
This study is currently on hold, but is expected to begin recruiting again in February 2022

Rehabilitation [email protected] Tech - #326-GA (2/2022)

Online Studies

telehealth psychotherapy (non-medication) treatment study for people with disabilities - #331 ON (5/2022)

Test a New Decision Aid - #330 ON (5/2022)

Perceptions of Friendship Study - #329 ON (4/2022)

The impact of prices and income on the purchase of goods and services - #328 (4/2022)

Study of Cognitions and Beliefs III - #327 (3/2022)

Beliefs & Behavior Study - #326 ON (3/2022)

Chronic Pain Research Study - #325 ON (1/2022) 

Emotion Perception and Empathy Training - #324 ON (12/2021)

For individuals with TBI

Pain Recall - #323 ON (12/2021)

Spinal Cord Injury and Chronic Pain online study - #322 ON (12/2021)

Identifying Disparities in Preventive Primary, Dental, and Vision Services after SCI - #321 (12/2021)

Through the lens of people with spinal cord injury: Using photovoice to prevent falls - #320 ON (12/2021)

Relationships between bladder symptoms and your lifestyle - #319 ON (12/2021)

COVID-19 Preparedness - #318 ON (12/2021)

The Mind and Body Awareness Survey - #317 ON (12/2021)

How We View Our Romantic Partners Study - #314 ON (12/2021)

A Person-Centered Approach to the Study of Psychological Well-Being in Emerging Adulthood - #313 ON (12/2021)

Online Memory Training Study - #295-ON (12/2021)

World Institute on Disability seeks user testing applicants -#294-ON (12/2021)

Physical Activity and COVID-19 Survey - #293-ON (12/2021)

Shopping Accessibility Solutions - #267-ON (12/2021)

Survey of Urinary Catheters - #266-ON (12/2021)

Web-based wheelchair maintenance training - #262-ON (12/2021)

 SPARc: Support and Participation through Adaptive Recreation Study - #260-ON (12/2021)

Tech Survey - # 258-ON (12/2021)

Bladder Management in SCI - #257-ON (12/2021)

Spinal Cord Injury, Urogenital Health and Pregnancy - #255-ON (12/2021)

Seeking People with Disabilities to Take a Survey on Wireless Device User Experiences - #251- ON (12/2021)

ADA Impact Survey - #250-ON (12/2021)

Quality of Life Survey - #249-ON (12/2021)

Health E-Heart Studies - #246-ON (12/2021)

Developing and Validating Caregiver Experience Scale - #243-ON (12/2021)

Making Healthy Eating and Active Living Opportunities More Inclusive of All People - #237-ON (12/2021)

Online Transfer Training Study - #232-ON (10/2021)

Ostomy and/or Urological Medical Supply Survey - #229-ON (12/2021)

Wheelchair Spot on Planes - #227-ON (12/2021)

Participation in Physical Recreational Activities; Motivators and Barriers for individuals with Disabilities - #223-ON (12/2021)

Role of Mentors for People with Spinal Cord Injury - #118-ON (12/2021)

Study of Interpersonal Memory Processes - #203-ON (12/2021)

Happily Ever After? The Relationships & Movies Study - #204-ON (12/2021)

Promoting Awareness & Improving Relationships Study - #205-ON (12/2021)

Telephone Studies

MSKTC Recruiting Individuals with SCI and Family Members to Test the Respiratory Health After SCI Infocomic - #320 ON (12/2021)
Call (202) 403-5600 or email msktc [at] to register
Participants will receive $25 for their time. 

MSKTC Recruiting Women with SCI to Test the Pregnancy for Women with SCI Infocomic - #319 ON (120/2021)
Call (202) 403-5600 or email msktc [at] to register 

Participants will receive $25 for their time. 

Caregiver Research Study in South Carolina - #312-T - (12/2021)

Telehealth Pain Self-Management for Employed Adults (E-TIPS) - #295-T (3/2021)

Community Wellness Study - #129-T (12/2021)

Non-drug Treatment for Chronic Pain in SCI - #128-T (12/2021)

Mail-in Studies

Measuring Outcomes after Spinal Cord Injury throughout South Carolina: A System of Tracking, Research, and Referral - #112-M (12/2021)