The Human Research Subjects Core maintains a database of volunteers for auditory research
comprising of normal-hearing and hearing-imparied children and adults. It provides a centralized
pool of research subjects.
is a powerful tool in the recruitment of human subjects. The program provides access to a large
pool of volunteers in CORE database. Eligible volunteers are found using a wide variety of search
parameters including age, gender, hearing status as well as a number of audiological test results
obtained in routine evaluations.
In addition to helping researchers recruit human subjects, it can also be used to determine
the number of potential volunteers for future projects.
is for administrative use of CORE database. It provides interface to enter various subject data including
hearing status, cochlear implant type. It also helps generate reports based on demographics, participation and
feedback among other parameters. As an administrator of CORE database, it helps make new logins to Query and grant
users different privilege levels to the database.
GrantDB is an administrative tool used mainly to create new projects and new grants in CORE database.
It presents a single interface to create and catalog projects at BTNRH. It displays all research projects (Active, Clinical,Pending,Closed, Not Funded and Completed) and presents their details in one comprehensive window.
ConsentDB is used to track unique subject enrollment for principal investigators with NIH grants and IRB protocols.