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.
My project is complete but I may need the files later. Will you give me a copy of the files? How long will they be retained on your server?
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.