Properly developed and managed electronic databases are key requirements for research and web-based data warehouses and tools are particularly important for multidisciplinary groups to keep track of study data from different sources. Analytical expertise underpins the ability of this project to provide new insights into Chagas disease biomarkers. The Database and Biostatistics Core will develop and maintain a Research Database (RD) that will compile the clinical and laboratory data collected by the SAMI-Trop project and monitor data quality. The RD will have a modular architecture to allow for data entry and access for each project and sub-projects, as well as intregation of findings from all projects. A secure access study website will allow for data sharing process, will support epidemiological synthesis and statistical analysis of the information collected, and will faciliate dissemination of the findings of the program;

Public Health Relevance

The Database and Biostatistics Core will be critical to support the development of comprehensive research databases that will be generated by the SAMI-Trop projects. The Core will also develop a secure access study website for data sharing, support epidemiological synthesis and statistical analyses, and faciliate dissemination of the findings of the program;.

Agency
National Institute of Health (NIH)
Institute
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
Type
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
4P50AI098461-02
Application #
8516924
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAI1-AWA-M)
Project Start
2013-08-01
Project End
2017-07-31
Budget Start
2013-08-01
Budget End
2014-07-31
Support Year
2
Fiscal Year
2013
Total Cost
$48,933
Indirect Cost
$3,625
Name
Fundacao Faculdade de Medicina
Department
Type
DUNS #
902096528
City
Sao Paulo
State
Country
Brazil
Zip Code
05401--000
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