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University of Missouri Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Selects Prometheus Research to Build Integrated Autism Database

10/15/2012 10:53:37 AM

NEW HAVEN, Conn., Oct. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Prometheus Research, a leading provider of integrated data management services for behavioral and biomedical research, announced today that it has been selected by the University of Missouri to support the data management initiatives of their Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders. Prometheus Research will leverage the technology already in place from their mutual involvement in the Simons Simplex Collection (SSC) to create an integrated data management system. The new system will support research beyond the SSC in Missouri.

The Thompson Center currently supports over 30 studies pertaining to the identification and treatment of individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders. As a data management services client, the Thompson Center receives support from Prometheus in every major dimension of data management including data collection, data quality reporting, query definition, data integration, and data set generation. Prometheus provides the flexibility to ramp up or ramp down service levels on a quarterly basis.

"We're very excited to be working with yet another prestigious institution participating in multidisciplinary and collaborative research. We look forward to helping the Autism Research Core make new discoveries related to ASD and neurodevelopmental disorders," said COO David Voccola.

About Prometheus Research
Prometheus Research's mission is to help research institutions and funding organizations get more value from their data. Prometheus offers integrated data management services, expert consulting, and software customization to deliver sensible solutions powered by their adaptable, web-based RexDB® technology. Prometheus' unique combination of technical skill and deep domain knowledge make them an ideal partner for building centralized data repositories, supporting multidisciplinary collaborations, and securely sharing sensitive data. Several of Prometheus' inventions have made significant advances in the areas of data acquisition, integration, curation, and exploration including the open source query language, RexQL (formerly HTSQL), and the Open Source Research Exchange Database, OSRexDB®. Prometheus has received several awards in 2011-2012 including Best Places to Work in Connecticut, Marcum Tech Top 40, Inc's Top 500|5000, and CNN Money's top 100 fastest growing inner city companies.

Prometheus is proud to serve some of the most ambitious research endeavors in the world including the Simons Foundation Autism Research Initiative (SFARI), Autism Speaks, the Marcus Autism Center, and the Yale University Child Study Center.

To learn more about how integrated data management can be used to support research projects, visit

About the Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders
The Thompson Center for Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disorders at the University of Missouri is a national leader in confronting the challenges of autism and other developmental conditions through its collaborative research, training and service programs. For additional information, visit

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