Skip navigation
Skip navigation

Is rigorous retrospective harmonization possible? Application of the DataSHaPER approach across 53 Large Studies

Fortier, Isabel; Doiron, Dany; Little, Julian; Ferretti, Vincent; L'Heureux, Francois; Stolk, Ronald P; Knoppers, Bartha M; Hudson, Thomas J; Burton, Paul R; International Harmonization Initiative, -; Banks, Emily

Description

Background: Proper understanding of the roles of, and interactions between genetic, lifestyle, environmental and psycho-social factors in determining the risk of development and/or progression of chronic diseases requires access to very large high-quality databases. Because of the financial, technical and time burdens related to developing and maintaining very large studies, the scientific community is increasingly synthesizing data from multiple studies to construct large databases. However,...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2011
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/54385
Source: International Journal of Epidemiology
DOI: 10.1093/ije/dyr106

Download

File Description SizeFormat Image
01_Fortier_Is_rigorous_retrospective_2011.pdf211.48 kBAdobe PDF    Request a copy


Items in Open Research are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.

Updated:  12 November 2018/ Responsible Officer:  University Librarian/ Page Contact:  Library Systems & Web Coordinator