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Supporting research today to meet Veterans' health needs tomorrow...

Mission Statement

© Charleston Research Institute. All Rights Reserved. Charleston Research Institute is a South Carolina 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Corporation.​

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Charleston Research Institute (CRI) supports the research-related activities of the VA (principally the Ralph H Johnson VA Medical Center) while enhancing its revenue and sustainability.


​The research program of Charleston Research Institute is highly diverse dedicated to finding new, better, and more cost-effective methods of providing healthcare to our nation’s Veterans.


​​This program hosts investigations in medical research, health services research, and clinical trials research. Our researchers are nationally and internationally recognized physicians and scientists devoted to developing a better understanding of the causes of disease and how disease can be treated.