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Join us on October 3 for a bioinformatics training seminar.

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10 YEARS OF CLINICAL DATA

Labs, diagnoses, demographics, and more are available for your research in the CRDW.

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Explore clinical data available for research and make a data request.

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We offer high-performance computing and advanced bioinformatics analysis for the most complex datasets.

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STORE DATA

Our storage is secure, standards-compliant, and backed up daily.

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MANAGE DATA

Manage studies, surveys, and databases for research.

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GAIN Consortium

Genomic Assessment Improves Novel Therapy

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NCI Genomic Data Commons

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1001 Genomes

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SIMPL

Molecular Pathology Sample Tracking System

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NEWS

CTMS kickoff meeting presentation now available

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The source code development phase of the CRI’s Clinical Trials Management System project officially began last week with a meeting including numerous UCM/BSD leaders and stakeholders. The meeting presentation includes details about the background, scope, and timeline of the project, as well as our vision for the future of clinical trials at UChicago. It also introduces our team and lays out the process by which the system will be developed and how we’ll be engaging with our partners along the way. Download and view the presentation here.

CRI to play role in new pediatric data resource center

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As part of a newly announced five-year, $14.8 million NIH grant, the CRI will play a key role in building the Gabriella Miller Kids First pediatric data resource center. The center, a multi-institutional project headquartered at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, will provide pediatric researchers with a much-needed way to work with large sets of genomic and clinical data related to childhood cancer in order to better predict and treat it.

Two UChicago data science groups, the CRI and the Center for Data Intensive Science (CDIS), will take part in the project under the leadership of CDIS Director Robert Grossman, PhD, and CRI Director Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD. A team combining both groups’ expertise in building data commons will be responsible for designing and operating the technical foundations of the project: the software that will be used to process and share data within the center, including the integration of disparate data sources, coordination with third-party applications, and support for data analysis.

By leveraging our years of experience working with multi-institutional data networks and large biomedical datasets, through this project the CRI has the opportunity to make a major contribution toward ending childhood cancer. Read more about the Kids First center and UChicago’s role here.

 

EVENTS

CRI Seminar Series: Using NLP in Clinical Data Analytics

September 27 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn how natural language processing (NLP) can harness previously untapped textual data sources to help drive research projects.

CRI Seminar Series: Biological Interpretation of Gene, Transcript, and Protein Expression Data with IPA

October 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for a free bioinformatics training session with Jeffrey Knight, PhD, of QIAGEN Advanced Genomics.

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