Research Data Core FAQ

  • A checklist of the approvals required to use the RDC for any research is here: RDCaccess.pdf

  • Yes, RDCestimate.pdf is an estimate of the annual costs to use the RDC.

  • No, unfortunately the RDC is only available for use within the Vanderbilt Medical Center community.

  • No, all protected data is stored on a secure server. No files containing any protected health information will be available to download.

  • We cannot give you copies of any research files if they contain any protected health information. They will remain on our server for one year after the funding ends for your projects. At that point they will be deleted and we will keep backup copies for seven years.