“Rather than going to each of our campuses, we fashioned an agreement where we would share our database,” says Dr. Dan M. Cooper, associate vice chancellor for clinical and translational science at UCI, of integrating University of California patient information into a centralized national platform to help fight COVID-19.
Easily accessible, centralized records will facilitate further research into the disease
Vaccines are here, but as COVID-19 cases continue and variants spread, researchers need easy access to a wide variety of data to better understand the disease. Led by the University of California, Irvine, UC hospitals have received a $500,000 grant from the National Institutes of Health to make this possible.
This story was originally posted by UC Irvine.