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COVID-19 Resources

CRI resources for COVID-19 research and innovation include clinical data marts, REDCap, scientific computing, and consultation.

 

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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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Pediatric Cancer Data Commons

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NCI DI-Cubed Data Integration

collaboration with Leidos Biomedical Research

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ECHO

Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes

Monoclonal antibody drug protein

Elligo/FDA Data Harmonization

World-changing research. Powered by the CRI.   SEE MORE OF OUR WORK

NEWS

IT Matters event October 25

By News

The next IT Matters speaker series will feature a team of UChicago faculty studying the Sociome—the social, environmental, behavioral, and psychological factors play a critical role in human health. In contrast to genomic and clinical data, sociomic factors have not been comprehensively collected, codified, and quantified for the large-scale data mining and analysis techniques transforming modern healthcare. The researchers are working to leverage data-driven insights on these factors to better predict and treat health outcomes.

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Yoav Gilad, PhD, Appointed Dean for Biomedical and Health Informatics

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Yoav Gilad, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Vice Chair for Research and Chief of the Section of Genetic Medicine, has been appointed as Dean for Biomedical and Health Informatics in the Biological Science Division effective July 1, 2021.  The creation of this new position by Dean Kenneth Polonsky recognizes the essential contributions that data, information, and computer sciences make in the  understanding of biology, medicine and the enhanced delivery of health care services.

Working closely with group leaders in the Center for Research Informatics (CRI) and with faculty throughout the BSD and University, Dr. Gilad will focus initially on the development of a plan to update and repurpose (as necessary) the CRI as a state-of-the-art research-informatics support facility whose staff and resources are strategically focused to support our division’s highest priorities.

Read more about Dr. Gilad’s new role here.

New REDCap Features

By News, REDCap

REDCap has been successfully upgraded to version LTS 11.1.7. Details of the newest features and improvements can be found here. In addition to many new features and improvements, some highlights include:

  • Field Embedding
  • Project Dashboards
  • Smart Functions
  • Smart Tables
  • Smart Charts
  • DAG Switcher
  • Record Level Locking
  • Project Life Cycles
  • Special Functions
  • Field Bank
  • Edit Multiple Fields
  • Logic Editor
  • Text-to-Speech New Languages

Please contact REDCap Support with any questions.

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