Data Management

MyResearch@UCSF

A professionally managed, secure, web based, collaborative environment in which to store files containing sensitive data.

  • Investigators view, manipulate, and save their data entirely in a protected environment without storing files on their own computers
  • Includes research software applications, such as SAS, Stata, SPSS, R, TreeAge, Atlas.ti, MS Office, and Matlab free of charge
  • Offers collaborative tools, such as SharePoint and the UC ReX Data Explorer, to facilitate the conduct of multi-site research studies
Access: 
Free for UCSF community
Academic Research Systems (ARS)
ARS Support
its-arssupport@ucsf.edu

Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap)

Web-based HIPAA-compliant and secure electronic data capture and storage for research studies. Includes a mobile application for off-network data collection in areas with limited connectivity.

  • Develop data entry forms and surveys
  • Produce reports
  • Consultation available
Access: 
Free for UCSF community
Academic Research Systems (ARS)
ARS Support
its-arssupport@ucsf.edu

Data Management Consultation

Expert help with:

  • Data extraction services - first step for access to patient data sets from UCSF Medical Center (APeX) and Zuckerberg San Francisco General (ZSFG)
  • Data cleaning & formatting
  • General management advice
  • Choosing platform
  • Querying existing database
  • REDCap database development
  • Grant preparation
  • Merging datasets
  • Using large public databases
  • Other data management issues
Hourly Recharge, first hour free per project
Clinical & Translational Science Institute (CTSI)
CTSI Consulting
ctsi.consulting@ucsf.edu
415-514-8086

OnCore, the Online Collaborative Research Environment

Comprehensive web-based system for clinical research operations & data management.

  • UCSF preferred Clinical Trials Management System (CTMS)
  • Biospecimen Management (BSM)
  • Unified Registry Management (USM) for population identification & recruitment
  • Coverage analysis, budgeting & billing
  • Clinical tracking
Access: 

New users must contact oncore@ucsf.edu or call 415-502-2962, and complete a required UC Learning training.

San Francisco Coordinating Center

Combines scientific expertise with broad experience in managing multi-center studies, and offers access to a network of high quality, experienced clinical centers.

  • Study design, coordination and implementation
  • Measurement selection
  • Protocol development
  • Database design
  • Research study data collection via fax
  • Data quality control
Access: 

Email contact

See website
CPMC Research Institute and UCSF Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Chantelle Thomas
cthomas@sfcc-cpmc.net
415-600-7432

Cancer Center Translational Informatics Core

Data systems and applications to directly support all clinical, biomedical and translational research goals.

  • Access & training for clinical & biomedical software tools
  • Research data management solutions such as design of data collection models
  • Biospecimen data management

 

Access: 

Contact for more information

Request information
Cancer Center
Thomas Cunningham
thomas.cunningham@ucsf.edu