The Data Collaboration Center (DCC) of the Critical Path Institute (C-Path) was founded to provide large-scale data solutions for scientific research. The DCC’s work takes place in a neutral, noncompetitive environment, utilizing appropriate data standards (such as those of the Clinical Data Interchange Standards Consortium [CDISC]). The DCC possesses the top-tier technical, scientific, and project management expertise necessary to support advanced research efforts. DCC solutions include:
- Development of customized data-sharing platforms
- Planning and execution of multisource data aggregation and standardization
- Sustainable curation and administration of data and its storage
- Ability for teams to work together to analyze and interpret data
- Robust security policies and framework
- Application of current regulations to ensure compliance
Mission of the Data Collaboration Center
To enable multiple organizations to work together in a neutral setting and share medical data in order to optimize its value in creating new insights and tools that accelerate drug development in areas with unmet healthcare needs.
A Legacy of Collaboration
Since 2005, C-Path has been a trusted and independent entity specializing in biomedical research collaboration and regulatory science. We have become a go-to provider of data sharing and analysis solutions for stakeholders from industry, global regulatory agencies, government agencies, non-governmental organizations, patient advocacy groups and academia. C-Path has over a decade of experience in data science, data standards, data management, data security, and patient privacy data platform development. Today, C-Path’s DCC-managed data platforms securely host data from over 165 clinical trials, over 160 nonclinical studies, as well as genomic data, imaging data, real-world data, and other data types, representing over 150,000 data subjects, over 215 million data points, and a multitude of different therapeutic areas, diseases, and conditions.
The DCC is grateful to the many partner organizations that have contributed to our success over the years and who share and support the vision of accelerating the drug development process through collaboration and data sharing. We’re proud to showcase the partners who have contributed to the advancement of our mission.
A Commitment to Safe, Secure Data
The DCC’s policies around individual patient-level data meet or exceed data privacy and human subject research protection requirements. Every contribution of clinical data to a DCC project is governed by a data contribution agreement, which specifies the scope of data sharing permitted by the contributor. Data contributors must also certify that they have met all applicable requirements to enable secondary research on contributed data. Through the support of our sponsors, members, and collaborators, data is currently made freely available to qualified researchers. All users must agree to terms and conditions for accessing project data.