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;.

National Institute of Health (NIH)
Specialized Center (P50)
Project #
Application #
Study Section
Special Emphasis Panel (ZAI1)
Project Start
Project End
Budget Start
Budget End
Support Year
Fiscal Year
Total Cost
Indirect Cost
Fundacao Faculdade de Medicina
Sao Paulo
Zip Code
Abel, LĂșcia Cristina Jamli; Ferreira, Ludmila Rodrigues Pinto; Cunha Navarro, Isabela et al. (2014) Induction of IL-12 production in human peripheral monocytes by Trypanosoma cruzi Is mediated by glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored mucin-like glycoproteins and potentiated by IFN- ? and CD40-CD40L interactions. Mediators Inflamm 2014:345659
Capuani, Ligia; Bierrenbach, Ana Luiza; Abreu, Fatima et al. (2014) Accuracy of a probabilistic record-linkage methodology used to track blood donors in the Mortality Information System database. Cad Saude Publica 30:1623-32