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Researcher Resources

Obtaining Counts Preparatory for Research

We have a variety of informatics tools to assess the feasibility of your research idea or complete NIH planned enrollment tables.



UC Research eXchange (UC ReX)

UC ReX currently contains data from over 15 million patients seen across the 5 UC medical centers. More information on UC ReX can be found here.

Sites What You Can Search On:
  • UCLA
  • UCSF
  • UCD
  • UCI
  • UCSD

  • Demographics
  • Pediatric Age Ranges
  • Laboratory Tests
  • ICD-9 and ICD-10 Codes
  • CPT Codes
  • Visit Details
  • Medications
  • Vital Signs
  • Vital Status

Los Angeles Data Resource (LADR)

LADR is a collaborative effort of major Los Angeles healthcare organizations. More information on LADR can be found here.

Sites What You Can Search On:
  • UCLA
  • Cedars Sinai
  • University of Southern California
forthcoming:
  • Children’s Hospital Los Angeles
  • City of Hope
  • Community clinics affiliated with
    Charles R. Drew University
  • Demographics
  • ICD-9 Codes
  • Laboratory Tests
  • Medications
  • Vital Signs
  • Vital Status

Informatics for Integrating Biology & the Bedside (i2b2)

i2b2 is a cohort discovery tool that contains data only from UCLA. More information on i2b2 can be found here.

Sites What You Can Search On:
  • UCLA

  • Demographics
  • Pediatric Age Ranges
  • Laboratory Tests
  • ICD-9 and ICD-10 Codes
  • CPT Codes
  • Visit Details (including visit location)
  • Medications
  • Vital Signs
  • Vital Status


Getting Access to UC ReX/LADR/i2b2


Requirements:

  1. Be affiliated with a participating institution*
  2. Be a Principal Investigator or have a Principal Investigator sponsor your access**
  3. Complete a training session

*For UC ReX, you must be affiliated with UCLA. If you are affiliated with another UC, please contact the appropriate site.

*For LADR, you must be affiliated with one of the sites currently contributing data (UCLA, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center or USC).

*For i2b2, you must be affiliated with UCLA.

**If you are not a Principal Investigator, you must have a Principal Investigator sponsor your access and email their approval to the appropriate system's email address listed in the contact information below.

NOTE: If estimating your population size requires data not available in either tool, it may be possible for the BIP team to run the query for you. If this is the case, please note we will need at least a 2 weeks notice prior to the desired deadline.


Contact Information

ucrex@ctsi.ucla.edu, ladr@ctsi.ucla.edu or i2b2@ctsi.ucla.edu