Loyola University Chicago

Specialized Research Support Services

Informatics and Clinical Research (ICR)

The Informatics and Clinical Research (ICR) team provides several specialized research support services including “honest broker” data services, preparatory-to-research analyses for research cohorts, large-scale natural language processing (NLP) of clinical records, and acquisition of medical imaging and physiological data (e.g., ECG) from intermediate platforms.  The ICR team constructs and manages the institution’s clinical data repositories and provides support for development of advanced informatics analytics.  For more information or to request services, contact the Informatics and Clinical Research team.

Clinical Research Office (CRO)

The Clinical Research Office (CRO) offers support for sponsored and non-sponsored clinical research throughout the lifecycle of a study.  Located on the Health Science Campus, they provide services from help with the initial study design and regulatory needs to providing study coordinators and research nurses to specimen storage in the biorepository to the final data analysis.  Some services may require funding.  To find more information on the CRO services and how to request them, please visit the CRO website.

Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR)

The Center for Health Outcomes and Informatics Research (CHOIR) is an initiative that promotes health outcomes research and data-driven health care.  It encourages collaboration between Loyola University Chicago faculty and clinical partners at the Loyola University Health System (LUHS) and Trinity Health.  CHOIR offers joint faculty appointments, grant funding, and a Health Informatics Seminar Series.  More information can be found on the CHOIR webpage under the Parkinson School of Health Sciences and Public Health.

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