Winship Research Informatics

The Winship Research Informatics shared resource provides Winship members the latest in data management resources to support scientific research.

The goal of the Winship Research Informatics shared resource is to provide comprehensive and cutting edge informatics support to multidisciplinary Winship investigators.

We work in collaboration with the Winship Cancer Institute research programs, other Winship shared resources, the Department of Biomedical Informatics and Emory University School of Medicine core facilities. Our core's multi-pronged approach to addressing the data management needs of investigators is critical for the scientific mission of the Winship Cancer Institute.

Services Available

Core services include:

  • Database design, development and management
  • Data abstraction/collection
  • Matching existing clinical and biological information resources to research needs
  • Designing case report forms
  • Clinical annotation for disease specific biospecimen banks
  • Systematic reviews and meta analysis (search strategies, data extraction, literature review, analysis)
  • Cohort discovery
  • Access to National Cancer Database files for solid and hematologic malignancies 
  • Support for grants/manuscripts/meeting abstracts
  • Support for training programs

In addition, we now provide access to National Cancer Database files for solid and hematologic malignancies for the years 2004-2014. This service is available to Winship members for research purposes and is provided in collaboration with the Biostatistics and Bioinformatics Shared Resource. Project requests are now being accepted.

Contact Information

Contact Madhusmita Behera, PhD at (404) 778-2923 or mbehera@emory.edu for more information.

Publication Acknowledgement Policy

The National Cancer Institute requires that publications acknowledge the Winship Cancer Institute Cancer Center Support Grant (CCSG), and it is tracking compliance. If a Winship Cancer Institute CCSG-supported Shared Resource provided data, designed the study, performed analyses, provided results used in your publication, and/or provided any systems or services that were used for the work that resulted in your publication, please include the following statement in the acknowledgment section of your publication(s):

Research reported in this publication was supported in part by the Winship Research Informatics shared resource of Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University and NIH/NCI under award number P30CA138292. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.

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Madhusmita Behera, PhD

Madhusmita Behera, PhD

Director, Winship Research Informatics
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Dr. Behera leads the Winship Research Informatics shared resource which provides data management support for investigators.

Photo of  Christopher R. Flowers , MD, FASCO
Christopher R. Flowers , MD, FASCO

Christopher R. Flowers , MD, FASCO

Director of the Emory Lymphoma Program
Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University

Dr. Flowers specializes in the treatment of lymphoid malignancies, and is an internationally-recognized expert in lymphoma epidemiology and outcomes research.

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