Research Funding

Guidelines for Acknowledgement & Publications

LA CaTS Center standard acknowledgment statement for faculty and investigators use when submitting manuscripts, abstracts, etc.

Use this descriptive statement as part of a submission: 

“Supported in part by 1 U54 GM104940 from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health, which funds the Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health.”    

Note: The NIH grant number is 1 U54 GM104940, and is entitled “Louisiana Clinical and Translational Science Center”.

Citing REDCap

Please cite the publication below in study manuscripts using REDCap for data collection and management. We recommend the following boilerplate language:

Study data were collected and managed using REDCap electronic data capture tools hosted at [YOUR INSTITUTION].1 REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure, web-based application designed to support data capture for research studies, providing: 1) an intuitive interface for validated data entry; 2) audit trails for tracking data manipulation and export procedures; 3) automated export procedures for seamless data downloads to common statistical packages; and 4) procedures for importing data from external sources.

1Paul A. Harris, Robert Taylor, Robert Thielke, Jonathon Payne, Nathaniel Gonzalez, Jose G. Conde, Research electronic data capture (REDCap) - A metadata-driven methodology and workflow process for providing translational research informatics support, J Biomed Inform. 2009 Apr;42(2):377-81.

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