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Study supports removing race from estimate of kidney function

Nov. 17, 2022—An in-depth analysis by Vanderbilt investigators of published research studies supports removing race from the calculation of estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) — an assessment of kidney function.

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Conference highlights REDCap’s global reach

Sep. 29, 2022—REDCap administrators from around the world recently attended the 14th edition of REDCapCon in Boston, hosted this year by Harvard Catalyst, Harvard University’s center for clinical and translational science.

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Researchers add sign language videos to electronic surveys

Jun. 16, 2022—A new external module in Vanderbilt's REDCap improves electronic survey accessibility for respondents who are deaf. The module makes it easy to embed individual sign language videos for each survey question and answer.

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AAMC launches Health Equity Inventory at VUMC

Apr. 21, 2022—The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has launched a pilot project with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to develop a cloud-based tool to inventory community-based activities to address health inequities.

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Major grant renewal to provide five more years of support for VICTR

Apr. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has competed successfully for a third renewal of its Clinical and Translational Science Award by the National Institutes of Health.

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Innovation draws researchers to REDCap Day

Feb. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt's virtual REDCap Day featuring presentations and workshops drew 412 participants this year.

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Mobile app from VUMC supports field research around the world

Feb. 10, 2022—In 2015 a team at Vanderbilt launched the Research Electronic Data Capture (REDCap) Mobile Application. As of a year ago, the app had been enabled by 802 organizations around the world and had been used for 9,871 projects involving 19,636 end-users.

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Virtual REDCap event to be Feb. 16-18

Jan. 31, 2022—The second virtual REDCap Day event, which will be held via Zoom on Feb. 16-18. The event will be held from 8 a.m.- noon CST on Feb. 16, and 8-11a.m. CST on Feb. 17 and 18. You may attend as many or as few sessions as your schedule allows. All VU, VUMC and Meharry REDCap...

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VUMC team screens high school for SARS-CoV-2 asymptomatic infections

Apr. 29, 2021—Under the SARS CoV-2 Return to School Saliva Opt-in Screening Study, which began last November at University School of Nashville, a research team from Vanderbilt University Medical Center is testing a solution for efficient asymptomatic disease surveillance and control.

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REDCap Day highlights new features, innovative use cases

Mar. 3, 2021—Each year at VUMC, REDCap Day brings together local users from VUMC, Vanderbilt University and Meharry Medical College for a morning of brief presentations on innovative use cases and new and upcoming features.

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Data mart speeds recruitment for COVID research

Feb. 11, 2021—The arrival last March of the COVID-19 pandemic in Tennessee presented challenges for the clinical research enterprise at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Prompt recruitment of patients newly diagnosed with COVID-19 into clinical trials was, and remains, a public health imperative with top-level backing from the federal government.

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REDCap helps state of Washington scale up its testing capacity

Sep. 24, 2020—Until it was eclipsed by New York in mid-April, the state of Washington had the highest absolute number of COVID-19 cases in the United States.

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