The DataSTAGE (Storage, Toolspace, Access and analytics for biG data Empowerment) project aims to create a community of practice that is motivated to collaboratively solve technical challenges to enable NHLBI investigators to find, access, share, store, cross-link, and compute on large-scale data sets. Though the primary goal of the DataSTAGE Consortium is to build a data science platform, at its core this is a people-centric endeavor.
For NHLBI research investigators who need to find, access, share, store, cross-link, and compute on large scale data sets, NHLBI DataSTAGE will serve as a cloud-based platform providing tools, applications, and workflows to enable these capabilities in secure workspaces. DataSTAGE is a rationally organized digital environment that will accelerate efficient biomedical research and maximize community engagement and productivity through increased access to NHLBI data sets and innovative data analysis capabilities. By making these data sets accessible and usable to varied users, DataSTAGE will drive discovery and scientific advancement, leading to novel diagnostic tools, therapeutic options, and prevention strategies for heart, lung, blood, and sleep disorders.
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