Biomedical Data Science Services and Fees

The Biomedical Data Science Shared Resource (BDS) currently provides the following services to investigators:

  • Data Requests: The BDS provides a series of services to meet data requests from investigators, including:
    • Triaging and tracking data requests related to non-interventional studies
    • Providing initial data requirements and availability consultation to investigators
    • Creating a data service budget for protocol and grant submission
    • Serving as a liaison between the Investigator and the biobanks for research that requires clinical data and biospecimens
    • Assuring compliance with regulatory guidelines related to the use of data
    • Validating data quality for data provided to investigators
    • Identifying cohorts of patients and corresponding biospecimens
    • Serving as the Honest Broker of a Project to provide HIPAA compliant de-identified data
  • Protocol Development Support: BDS staff assist researchers in study design and development, and coordination with regulatory and biobank services
  • Consulting Services: BDS staff members provide consulting services for database development.
  • Training and continuous education of database managers
  • Data governance support
  • Technology development in collaboration with research IT

Project pricing will vary based on nature of request. Please contact the BDS office at 716-845-2270 or for a project specific cost estimate.