Study planning and design

Our research process has a robust planning and design phase. We help:

  • Formulate and prioritize study objectives according to study needs
  • Select an appropriate and efficient study design
  • Conduct calculations of study size and power
  • Determine measurements required to address the study aims
  • Identify optimal data sources, choosing from:
    • Danish population-based registries, and other sources of real-world routinely collected health data
    • Laboratory information systems
    • Biobanks
    • Primary data collection
  • Identify collaborators in other countries and at other institutions, as needed.

A core team of each study includes a senior-level epidemiologist, an experienced statistician, and a clinical expert. Depending on the study needs, our in-house administrator and nurse, or an external laboratory technician will support the core team.