WELCOME TO THE CRI

AT THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO

WORK AT THE FOREFRONT

The CRI is looking for systems administrators, a software engineer, and a web applications developer. Join our team!

11 YEARS OF CLINICAL DATA

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

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ACQUIRE DATA

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

Clinical Research Data Warehouse
Cohort Discovery

ANALYZE DATA

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

Bioinformatics Core
High Performance Computing
Computing Resources

STORE DATA

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

CRI Data Storage

MANAGE DATA

Manage studies, surveys, and databases for research.

REDCap
Clinical Trials Informatics

FIND A CUSTOM SOLUTION

Learn more about the CRI’s tailor-made research solutions.

Custom Applications

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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

Like what you see? We’re just getting started.   RESEARCH. POWERED BY THE CRI.

NEWS

REDCap Downtime and Upgrade

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REDCap will be unavailable on Tuesday, November 28th beginning at 5pm in order to upgrade to a new version of the software. The site will remain unavailable for approximately 2 hours. All users of REDCap, including external collaborators, will be affected.  REDCap surveys and the mobile app will be inaccessible as well. A communication will go out confirming the upgrade is complete and REDCap is once again available. Please contact REDCap Support with any questions.

 

Sam Volchenboum Receives Rally for Research Grant

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University of Chicago Medicine has been awarded a $50,000 grant from the Rally Foundation for Childhood Cancer Research to support CRI Director Sam Volchenboum’s work building a research data commons for rhabdomyosarcoma, a pediatric soft tissue cancer. This project, called INSTruCT, has the goal of bringing together clinical trials data from children with rhabdomyosarcoma around the world to enable data mining studies. Learn more about INSTruCT and the CRI’s other pediatric cancer research data commons work here.

Apply for Seed Funding for CRI Services!

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The Department of Pediatrics has released a Request for Applications for a new initiative to foster excellence in research scholarship. This initiative will provide seed funding for promising clinical and health outcomes research projects focused on the health of children and their families. In particular, the Department aims to promote the early career development of translational and clinical faculty researchers, with the goal of generating preliminary data for subsequent funding applications.

This seed funding will be available to support services from the Center for Research Informatics, such as data requests from the Clinical Research Data Warehouse, data analysis by the Bioinformatics Core, or application development.

The awards: four awards of up to $5000 each
Who is eligible: faculty, fellows, and residents with faculty mentors
How to apply: find the Request for Applications here and apply by October 15

EVENTS

CRI Seminar Series: Including Informatics in Grant Applications

December 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Getting ready for spring grant application deadlines? Strengthen your applications with this free session from Sam Volchenboum, MD, PhD.

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