Services

REDCap Trainings

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) is a mature, secure, HIPAA compliant, web-based application for building and managing online surveys and databases. It is the database platform of choice in all CTSA awarded institutions and for other institutions across the globe. There is no charge for current Children’s National and George Washington University (GW) faculty, staff, sponsored students, and sponsored affiliates conducting clinical and translational research.

We provide free monthly training sessions, take a look at our Events page for the next dates.

Check out our Extended REDCap Consultations in our Services page for your ongoing REDCap Project.

Click here to register for a Training!

For more information: https://ctsicn.org/redcap


ResearchMatch / i2b2 Training

We offer free training sessions on the basics of these cohort discovery and recruitment tools:

ResearchMatch, which is an NIH-funded national registry that brings together researchers and 130,000+ volunteers who are interested in learning more about research studies. Used nationally by over 6,000 researchers this novel platform has been helpful in recruiting research participants across many research areas, and has been particularly useful for research involving rare disease, surveys, and healthy volunteers.

i2b2 (Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside) a scalable informatics framework that facilitates self-service exploration and query of the clinical data at Children's National Health System that has been de-identified and aggregated. i2b2 helps with study feasibility and cohort discovery by allowing a researcher to query various inclusion/exclusion criteria, as well as ascertain the potential for recruitment.

Take a look at our Events page for the next dates.


Informatics Seminar Series

Every first Tuesday of the month*, the Informatics Core brings an expert over to share his/her expertise on new Informatics developments, applied research Informatics projects, and new areas of potential cross-fertilization with Informatics and other areas in health-related research. You can find us at the Science & Engineering Hall, Conference room 2000*. 

Take a look at our Events page to find out more.

If you missed one, you can find the recording on our Archives page.

*Please see details on our Events page, as dates/location may vary

One-on-one Consultations

Bioinformatics

The Bioinformatics Consultation can be requested for support in study design, sample size and power calculation, data analysis and planning, manuscript section writing, data management, grant writing support, data quality control, and support with software tools.


Genomics

The Genomics Consultation can be requested in order to better identify your genomics needs (Extraction, Quality Control, Library Preparation, Next Generation Sequencing). Please visit our Genomics Core webpage to place this request! 


Research Design and Data Management

The Research Design and Data Management Consultation can be requested for support in general data management, storage and sharing (this would eventually include FABRIC related issues), and for support with tools such as Protocol Builder

Cohort Discovery Tools

The Cohort Discovery Tools Consultation service includes an introductory discussion about the tools the Informatics Core has available for this purpose (i2b2TriNetX) and support in utilizing those tools. 


Recruitment & Retention Tools

The Recruitment and Retention Tools Consultation service includes an introductory discussion about the tools the Informatics Core has available for this purpose (PowerTrials, ResearchMatch) and support in utilizing those tools.


Data Query Tools

The Data Query Tools Consultation service includes an introductory discussion about the tools the Informatics Core has available for this purpose (VOOGO, Tableau, VTT, V3NLP, Emma, Quote, CATFISH) and support in utilizing those tools.

Extended REDCap

The Extended REDCap Consultation service is offered to provide support for complex tasks using REDCap, such as REDCap project redesign, setting up REDCap surveys and longitudinal projects, using complex calculating fields, and data import from other programs.

Need a specific One-on-one Consultation? Let us know!
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