Status of Data Sources


Large-scale data sharing and integration made possible with federated databases and novel mediation software.

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SchizConnect. Effortless Data Collection.

SchizConnect is a search-and-download virtual database for schizophrenia neuroimaging data. The mediation software underlying SchizConnect integrates schizophrenia neuroimaging and related data from disparate, heterogeneous databases. This gives you access to multi-site, multi-dimensional, multi-modal data all in one place.

To get started, click on the Data link at the top of this page to proceed to the query interface. From there, you can build a query, run it, and review the results. If you find datasets you'd like to use, simply sign-up or sign-in, and you will be able to download from any or all of the sources. SchizConnect currently contains data from fBIRNPhaseII__0010 (UCI_HID), COBRE (COINS), MCICShare (COINS), and NUSDAST (XNAT_CENTRAL, NU_REDCAP).

Subjects in SchizConnect

Statistic/DX No Known Disorder Schizophrenia Broad Schizophrenia Strict Schizoaffective Bipolar Disorder Sibling of Schizophrenia Strict Sibling of No Known Disorder
Number of Current Subjects 311 117 161 38 10 0 0
Gender (m/f) 209/102 87/30 127/34 22/16 5/5 0/0 0/0
Age (years)
(mean ± s.d.)
35.8 ± 12.1 34.4 ± 11.0 37.1 ± 13.2 39.5 ± 10.0 46.6 ± 14.4 NaN ± 0.0 NaN ± 0.0
Age range (years)
(min - max)
18 - 65 18 - 61 18 - 66 19 - 59 21 - 64 - -

SchizConnect Analytics



Note: Prior to February 13, 2015, queries by unregistered users and deleted queries were not tracked.


Note: Prior to November 5, 2014, downloads were not tracked.

Participating Sites

SchizConnect integrates data from the University of California Irvine (fBIRN), the Mind Research Network for Neurodiagnostic Discovery (COINS), and the Northwestern Universtity Feinberg School of Medicine (NUSDAST). The mediator software was developed at the Information Sciences Institute of the University of Southern California (ISI).

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