Research & Collaboration

The following headings provide links to different areas of research and collaboration conducted by the Biomedical Statistics and Data Science Lab.

To learn more about each of these, click on the tabs below.

CRISP Project

The Consortium for Radiologic Imaging Studies of Polycystic Kidney Disease (CRISP) study’s goal is to determine if changes in kidney, kidney cyst, liver and liver cyst volumes, and renal blood flow measured by MR imaging correlate with clinical measures in autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.

Starzl Transplant Institute

The Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute (STI) was established in 1985 as the University of Pittsburgh Transplantation Institute. The mission of the STI is to improve the clinical, scientific, and social aspects of transplantation.

Comparative Effectiveness Research Center

The Comparative Effectiveness Research Center (CERC) leads and participates in high-quality clinical and methodological research, collaborates on educational activities, and fosters interactions between researchers and stakeholders interested in patient-centered comparative effectiveness research.

The Pittsburgh Study

The Pittsburgh Study was created to find out what works to help children thrive. The study will focus on children in Allegheny County from birth through high school and will focus on identifying strengths in children, families, schools and neighborhoods, by partnering with communities and community organizations. The goal is to find the best ways to give children support they need to graduate from high school on time, healthy, and thriving. 

Society of Critical Care Medicine

The Society of Critical Care Medicine was formed to help foster collaborative research to promote advancement of science in the field to improve outcomes for critically ill and injured patients. 

UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care

The UPMC Center for High-Value Health Care provides health care quality and efficiency as one of the nation’s largest health care delivery and financing systems. 

Biomedical and Clinical Research Data Coordinating Center

The Biomedical and Clinical Research Data Coordinating Center (BCR-DCC), is a newly formed Data Coordinating Center (DCC) within the Department of Biomedical Informatics, that provides analytical support and leadership as a DCC for both single and multi-site randomized controlled trials and large pragmatic trials.