MiCARD is the UMass implementation of the i2b2 informatics platform for clinical research. MiCARD helps researchers rapidly compile large groups of well-characterized patients.
The UMass Center for Clinical and Translational Science is part of a national Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) consortium created to accelerate laboratory discoveries into treatments for patients. The CTSA program is led by the National Institutes of Health's National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS).
Informatics for Integrating Biology and the Bedside (i2b2) is an NIH-funded National Center for Biomedical Computing (NCBC) based at Partners HealthCare System in Boston, Mass.