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The Biomedical Informatics Core offers services to help researchers obtain clinical data for research purposes.

REDCap is a secure, web-based application for securely building and managing online surveys and databases. REDCap’s easy design environment allows you to quickly create web-based databases and data capture forms with special features like ad-hoc reporting and scheduling.

Guided REDCap tutorials produced by Vanderbilt and the CCTS are available at any time.

The CCTS Research Navigator helps UIC clinical and translational research investigators and study coordinators find the information and resources needed to navigate research ideas through the university system. The Research Navigator will guide you through a complex research landscape to place you on the right path to the right resources at the right time.

The mission of the Chicago Biomedical Consortium is to stimulate collaboration among scientists at Northwestern University, the University of Chicago, and the University of Illinois at Chicago that will transform research at the frontiers of biomedicine.

Investigators often request language to describe the CCTS and/or a specific service or resource for inclusion in a grant application. The CCTS Overview and Service Core Description provides the necessary information for most applications.

The UICollaboratory Research Profiles is a professional networking tool which helps researchers identify faculty across a wide variety of scientific disciplines for potential collaboration at the University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign.

The CCTS's Biomedical Informatics Core manages the Clinical Research Data Warehouse. Campus investigators can work with Biomedical Informatics specialists to gain access to the warehouse and obtain both data counts and data extracts.

VIReC develops resources for and provides guidance to VA researchers using VA data. Their mission is to improve the quality of VA research that utilizes databases and information systems.