Clinical Resources Tools

Autoimmune Disease Institute Data System 

This is an integrated system consisting of the following:

  • Laboratory information management system
  • Electronic lab notebook
  • Biospecimen management system
  • Patient registry
  • Role-based security model for the protection of confidential information 


OSCTR Research Navigator Service

  • Provides a single point of access to trainees, residents, new faculty members, and established scientists interested in developing clinical and translational research activities
  • Identifies and provides access to well-qualified, federally-funded research mentors and advisors
  • Creates multidisciplinary research support teams to assist novice as well as experienced researchers in conceptualizing and transforming promising research ideas into fundable research projects
  • Assists participants in identifying and gaining access to the appropriate OSCTR core resources, facilities, and technologies


Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)

  • Secure application that enables the development and management of online surveys and research databases
  • An intuitive web-based interface for validated data entry
  • Creates audit trails for tracking data manipulation and export procedures
  • Provides automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages
  • Includes procedures for importing data from external sources
  • Includes project calendar, a scheduling module, ad hoc reporting tools, and other advanced features
  • Allows for multi-site access to project files

Click here for more information about REDCap