Data Coordinating Centers

RTI is a highly experienced leader in the implementation and management of data coordinating centers for collaborative research networks.


  • Study Design
    Hypothesis development; selection of study outcome measures; statistical design, power calculation, and randomization; protocol development; analysis planning
  • Data Capture and Management
    Electronic data capture; patient-reported outcomes; ancillary systems; data security
  • Site Training and Coordination
    Manual of operations; site training; oversight of study implementation; enrollment and retention monitoring and support
  • Statistical Analysis and Reporting
    Analysis methods; data and safety monitoring board safety and efficacy reporting; publications and presentations; statistical consultation
  • Regulatory Affairs
    Human subjects protection; institutional review board coordination; regulatory filings and submissions; monitoring adverse events and patient safety; site monitoring
  • Study Logistics
    Meeting coordination; travel planning; communications; study reports; site or investigator payments


  • Chronic Effects of Neurotrauma Consortium (2013-2018)
  • Recipient Epidemiology and Donor Evaluation Study-(REDS-III) (2011-2018)
  • Pregnancy as a Window to Future Cardiovascular Health: Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes (2013-2017)
  • Transfusion of Preemies (TOP) (2012-2017)
  • Neonatal Research Network (1998-2016)
  • Pelvic Floor Disorders Network (2011-2016)
  • Global Network for Women's and Children's Health Research (2001-2017)
  • National Registry of Genetically Triggered Thoracic Aortic Aneurysms and Other Cardiovascular Conditions (2006-2016)
  • Ultrasound Use to Improve Pregnancy Outcomes in Low-Income Country Settings (2012-2015)
  • Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great Risk (2010-2015)
  • Obstetrical Pharmacology Research Network (2008-2014)
  • Randomized Controlled Trial of Male Circumcision to Reduce HIV Incidence in Kisumu, Kenya (2002-2010)
  • Collaborative HIV/STD Prevention Trial (1999-2008)



Study: If treated, premature babies may survive at 22 weeks

Some premature babies may survive as early as 22 weeks if given active treatment according to a study by RTI International and investigators from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network.

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