Data Office for Clinical & Translational Research

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The Data Office for Clinical & Translational Research, a unit of the University of Michigan Medical School Office of Research, aims to accelerate research by enabling secure access to patient data through investigator-friendly, self-serve tools, and custom data extracts. 

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UPDATE: In alignment with the University of Michigan’s policy encouraging telecommuting, the Data Office team is currently working from home. We will continue to be available by phone and email, individually and as a unit (CLICK HERE) so you should continue to experience the service you have come to expect across all our service areas. Please watch return emails in the event a specific member of the team is out, and if needed, redirect your inquiry here to be assisted.  

Updates regarding the latest news and developments on the COVID-19 situation will continue to be posted on the Medical School Office of Research website.



How We Serve Your Data Needs


Data Security, Privacy & Sharing

Where can you safely store research data that still allows your team to use it? Read more about privacy guidelines and the latest on the campus-wide sharing policy.


Data Access

Get clinical, genetic or radiology data by using DataDirect or one of our other self-serve tools. Too complicated? Also request a custom data extract from our experienced programmers. 


Training & Consultations

Pull the right data for your project with individual or group training on our tools, DataDirect and EMERSE. Trainings are offered throughout the year! 

Data Office Spotlight

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O'Rourke case study


DataDirect Lab Results
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Contact us or call (734) 615-2100 

North Campus Research Complex, Building 400, 1600 Huron Parkway, Ann Arbor, MI 48105

A list of Data Office contacts is available in the Personnel Directory