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SelectExperiment IdExperiment NameExperiment Type
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475MB1-10 (CHOP)Omics06/07/2016
490Illumina Infinium PsychArray BeadChip AssayOmics07/07/2016
501PharmacoBOLD Resting StatefMRI07/27/2016
509ABC-CT Resting v2EEG08/18/2016
13Comparison of FI expression in Autistic and Neurotypical Homo SapiensOmics12/28/2010
18AGRE/Broad Affymetrix 5.0 Genotype ExperimentOmics01/06/2011
22Stitching PCR SequencingOmics02/14/2011
29Microarray family 03 (father, mother, sibling)Omics03/24/2011
37Standard paired-end sequencing of BCRsOmics04/19/2011
38Illumina Mate-Pair BCR sequencingOmics04/19/2011
39Custom Jumping LibrariesOmics04/19/2011
40Custom CapBPOmics04/19/2011
43Autism brain sample genotyping, IlluminaOmics05/16/2011
47ARRA Autism Sequencing Collaboration at Baylor. SOLiD 4 SystemOmics08/01/2011
53AGRE Omni1-quadOmics10/11/2011
59AGP genotypingOmics04/03/2012
60Ultradeep 454 sequencing of synaptic genes from postmortem cerebella of individuals with ASD and neurotypical controlsOmics06/23/2012
63Microemulsion PCR and Targeted Resequencing for Variant Detection in ASDOmics07/20/2012
76Whole Genome Sequencing in Autism FamiliesOmics01/03/2013
90Genotyped IAN SamplesOmics07/09/2013
91NJLAGS Axiom Genotyping ArrayOmics07/16/2013
93AGP genotyping (CNV)Omics09/06/2013
106Longitudinal Sleep Study. H20 200. Channel set 2EEG11/07/2013
107Longitudinal Sleep Study. H20 200. Channel set 3EEG11/07/2013
108Longitudinal Sleep Study. AURA 200EEG11/07/2013
105Longitudinal Sleep Study. H20 200. Channel set 1EEG11/07/2013
109Longitudinal Sleep Study. AURA 400EEG11/07/2013
116Gene Expression Analysis WG-6Omics01/07/2014
131Jeste Lab UCLA ACEii: Charlie Brown and Sesame Street - Project 1Eye Tracking02/27/2014
132Jeste Lab UCLA ACEii: Animacy - Project 1Eye Tracking02/27/2014
133Jeste Lab UCLA ACEii: Mom Stranger - Project 2Eye Tracking02/27/2014
134Jeste Lab UCLA ACEii: Face Emotion - Project 3Eye Tracking02/27/2014
151Candidate Gene Identification in familial AutismOmics06/09/2014
152NJLAGS Whole Genome SequencingOmics07/01/2014
154Math Autism Study - Vinod MenonfMRI07/15/2014
160syllable contrastEEG07/29/2014
167School-age naturalistic stimuliEye Tracking09/19/2014
44AGRE/Broad Affymetrix 5.0 Genotype ExperimentOmics06/27/2011
45Exome Sequencing of 20 Sporadic Cases of Autism Spectrum DisorderOmics07/15/2011
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In utero Assessment of the Human Neural Connectome and Later Child Behavior
Moriah Thomason 
The human fetal brain is complex, highly plastic, and extremely vulnerable. Mild variation in utero can drastically impair life-long learning and neurological health. Despite growing appreciation for the relevance of this period to numerous developmental, psychiatric and neurological disorders, macroscale functional organization of the fetal brain remains a black box for neuroscience research. While there are phenomenal technologies for examining fetal brain anatomy, only very recently have we possessed non-invasive means of studying coordinated function in the living human fetal brain. This project is focused on understanding the emergence of whole brain functional circuitry beginning in fetal life, and identifying relationships between prenatal brain connectivity and preschoolers attainment of key developmental milestones. Given that the womb is the first environment for the fetus, and is thus the place where biology and environment first interact, we will also examine the effects of prenatal stress exposure on human fetal brain functional connectivity. Sixty women will be recruited in weeks 25-32 of pregnancy and entered into a longitudinal functional magnetic resonance imaging MRI protocol. Brain resting-state functional connectivity RSFC MRI data will be obtained 3x longitudinally prior to and following birth, spanning ages 25 weeks gestational age to 12 weeks postnatal age. Discoveries about network emergence in this first step will provide a basis for subsequent evaluation of the relationship between brain maturation in utero and attainment of developmental milestones in childhood. To this end, self-regulatory behavior will then be measured in an existing sample of 110 preschoolers that underwent fetal brain RSFC imaging 4 years ago. In these participants, associations between maternal prenatal stress, fetal brain functional connectivity, and child neurobehavioral development will be examined. The primary aims of this project are to i break new ground in our understanding of the emergence of whole brain functional circuitry beginning in fetal life, ii identify variations in prenatal brain connectivity that may predispose 4-year-old children to delayed attainment of key developmental milestones that prognosticate lifelong health, and iii examine the influence of prenatal stress on emergent fetal brain functional connectivity. With its innovative focus on precursors, vulnerability, and consequences of fetal RSFC, this project is ideally suited to the NIMH BRAINS award aiming to support a productive early stage investigator in the implementation of high-impact, novel research. Initiation and achievement of these research aims will be the first step in a career focused on identifying neurobiological pathways through which early developmental risk may be conferred and also ultimately prevented.
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R01MH110793-01 In Utero Assessment of the Human Neural Connectome and Later Child Behavior 07/15/2016 04/30/2022 60 124 NEW YORK UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE $2,657,494.00


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  • NDA Collection
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IDNameCreated DateStatusType
1208Fetal Resting State fMRI Connectome - 197 Nodes02/11/2019ApprovedfMRI
1437Fetal Resting State fMRI Connectome – 66 Nodes12/02/2019ApprovedfMRI
1825Fetal Resting-state fMRI Brain Masks07/23/2021ApprovedfMRI

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Collection - Experiments

The number of Experiments included is displayed in parentheses next to the tab name. You may download all experiments associated with the Collection via the Download button. You may view individual experiments by clicking the Experiment Name and add them to the Filter Cart via the Add to Cart button.

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    Yes -see the “Copy” button in the bottom left when viewing an experiment. There are two actions that can be performed via this button:

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Collection - Shared Data

This tab provides a quick overview of the Data Structure title, Data Type, and Number of Subjects that are currently Shared for the Collection. The information presented in this tab is automatically generated by NDA and cannot be edited. If no information is visible on this tab, this would indicate the Collection does not have shared data or the data is private.

The shared data is available to other researchers who have permission to access data in the Collection's designated Permission Group(s). Use the Download button to get all shared data from the Collection to the Filter Cart.

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  • How will I know if another researcher uses data that I shared through the NIMH Data Archive (NDA)?
    To see what data your project have submitted are being used by a study, simply go the Associated Studies tab of your collection. Alternatively, you may review an NDA Study Attribution Report available on the General tab.
  • Can I get a supplement to share data from a completed research project?
    Often it becomes more difficult to organize and format data electronically after the project has been completed and the information needed to create a GUID may not be available; however, you may still contact a program staff member at the appropriate funding institution for more information.
  • Can I get a supplement to share data from a research project that is still ongoing?
    Unlike completed projects where researchers may not have the information needed to create a GUID and/or where the effort needed to organize and format data becomes prohibitive, ongoing projects have more of an opportunity to overcome these challenges. Please contact a program staff member at the appropriate funding institution for more information.


  • Data Structure
    A defined organization and group of Data Elements to represent an electronic definition of a measure, assessment, questionnaire, or collection of data points. Data structures that have been defined in the NDA Data Dictionary are available at https://nda.nih.gov/general-query.html?q=query=data-structure
  • Data Type
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  • Shared
    The term 'Shared' generally means available to others; however, there are some slightly different meanings based on what is Shared. A Shared NDA Study is viewable and searchable publicly regardless of the user's role or whether the user has an NDA account. A Shared NDA Study does not necessarily mean that data used in the NDA Study have been shared as this is independently determined. Data are shared according the schedule defined in a Collection's Data Expected Tab and/or in accordance with data sharing expectations in the NDA Data Sharing Terms and Conditions. Additionally, Supporting Documentation uploaded to a Collection may be shared independent of whether data are shared.

Collection Owners and those with Collection Administrator permission, may edit a collection. The following is currently available for Edit on this page:


Publications relevant to NDA data are listed below. Most displayed publications have been associated with the grant within Pubmed. Use the "+ New Publication" button to add new publications. Publications relevant/not relevant to data expected are categorized. Relevant publications are then linked to the underlying data by selecting the Create Study link. Study provides the ability to define cohorts, assign subjects, define outcome measures and lists the study type, data analysis and results. Analyzed data and results are expected in this way.

PubMed IDStudyTitleJournalAuthorsDateStatus
37979299Create StudyDevelopmental coupling of brain iron and intrinsic activity in infants during the first 150 days.Developmental cognitive neuroscienceJi, Lanxin; Yoon, Youngwoo Bryan; Hendrix, Cassandra L; Kennelly, Ellyn C; Majbri, Amyn; Bhatia, Tanya; Taylor, Alexis; Thomason, Moriah EDecember 1, 2023Not Determined
37881555Create StudyFetal Frontolimbic Connectivity Prospectively Associates With Aggression in Toddlers.Biological psychiatry global open scienceHendrix, Cassandra L; Ji, Lanxin; Werchan, Denise M; Majbri, Amyn; Trentacosta, Christopher J; Burt, S Alexandra; Thomason, Moriah EOctober 1, 2023Not Determined
37245707Create StudyIntergenerational Transmission of Maternal Childhood Maltreatment Prior to Birth: Effects on Human Fetal Amygdala Functional Connectivity.Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatryvan den Heuvel, Marion I; Monk, Catherine; Hendrix, Cassandra L; Hect, Jasmine; Lee, Seonjoo; Feng, Tianshu; Thomason, Moriah EOctober 1, 2023Not Determined
36564934Create StudyFetal behavior during MRI changes with age and relates to network dynamics.Human brain mappingJi, Lanxin; Majbri, Amyn; Hendrix, Cassandra L; Thomason, Moriah EMarch 1, 2023Not Determined
36336497Create StudyThe Art, Science, and Secrets of Scanning Young Children.Biological psychiatrySpann, Marisa N; Wisnowski, Jessica L; HBCD Phase I Scanning Young Populations Working Group; Smyser, Christopher D; Fetal, Infant, and Toddler Neuroimaging Group (FIT'NG); Howell, Brittany; Dean 3rd, Douglas CMay 15, 2023Not Determined
36335807Create StudyIncreasing diversity in developmental cognitive neuroscience: A roadmap for increasing representation in pediatric neuroimaging research.Developmental cognitive neuroscienceGarcini, Luz M; Arredondo, Maria M; Berry, Obianuju; Church, Jessica A; Fryberg, Stephanie; Thomason, Moriah E; McLaughlin, Katie ADecember 1, 2022Not Determined
36204420Create StudyEmpirical evaluation of human fetal fMRI preprocessing steps.Network neuroscience (Cambridge, Mass.)Ji, Lanxin; Hendrix, Cassandra L; Thomason, Moriah EJuly 1, 2022Not Determined
35962730Create StudyMaternal-fetal attachment, parenting stress during infancy, and child outcomes at age 3 years.Infant mental health journalHruschak, Jessica L; Palopoli, Ava C; Thomason, Moriah E; Trentacosta, Christopher JSeptember 1, 2022Not Determined
35888033Create StudyFetal Hippocampal Connectivity Shows Dissociable Associations with Maternal Cortisol and Self-Reported Distress during Pregnancy.Life (Basel, Switzerland)Hendrix, Cassandra L; Srinivasan, Harini; Feliciano, Integra; Carré, Justin M; Thomason, Moriah EJune 23, 2022Not Determined
35864992Create StudyFrontal Alpha Asymmetry in Response to Stressor Moderates the Relation Between Parenting Hassles and Child Externalizing Problems.Frontiers in neuroscienceMulligan, Daniel J; Palopoli, Ava C; van den Heuvel, Marion I; Thomason, Moriah E; Trentacosta, Christopher JJanuary 1, 2022Not Determined
35840584Create StudyPerceived discrimination as a modifier of health, disease, and medicine: empirical data from the COVID-19 pandemic.Translational psychiatryThomason, Moriah E; Hendrix, Cassandra L; Werchan, Denise; Brito, Natalie HJuly 15, 2022Not Determined
35262622Create StudyImproving Perinatal Maternal Mental Health Starts With Addressing Structural Inequities.JAMA psychiatryShuffrey, Lauren C; Thomason, Moriah E; Brito, Natalie HMay 1, 2022Not Determined
35151035Create StudySex-specific effects of prenatal undernutrition on resting-state functional connectivity in the human brain at age 68.Neurobiology of agingBoots, Amber; Thomason, Moriah E; Espinoza-Heredia, Claudia; Pruitt, Patrick J; Damoiseaux, Jessica S; Roseboom, Tessa J; de Rooij, Susanne RApril 1, 2022Not Determined
35075202Create StudyBehavioral coping phenotypes and associated psychosocial outcomes of pregnant and postpartum women during the COVID-19 pandemic.Scientific reportsWerchan, Denise M; Hendrix, Cassandra L; Ablow, Jennifer C; Amstadter, Ananda B; Austin, Autumn C; Babineau, Vanessa; Anne Bogat, G; Cioffredi, Leigh-Anne; Conradt, Elisabeth; Crowell, Sheila E; Dumitriu, Dani; Fifer, William; Firestein, Morgan R; Gao, Wei; Gotlib, Ian H; Graham, Alice M; Gregory, Kimberly D; Gustafsson, Hanna C; Havens, Kathryn L; Howell, Brittany R; Humphreys, Kathryn L; King, Lucy S; Kinser, Patricia A; Krans, Elizabeth E; Lenniger, Carly; Levendosky, Alytia A; Lonstein, Joseph S; Marcus, Rachel; Monk, Catherine; Moyer, Sara; Muzik, Maria; Nuttall, Amy K; Potter, Alexandra S; Salisbury, Amy; Shuffrey, Lauren C; Smith, Beth A; Smith, Lynne; Sullivan, Elinor L; Zhou, Judy; Thomason, Moriah E; Brito, Natalie HJanuary 24, 2022Not Determined
35033971Create StudyA survey of protocols from 54 infant and toddler neuroimaging research labs.Developmental cognitive neuroscienceHendrix, Cassandra L; Thomason, Moriah EApril 1, 2022Not Determined
35013355Create StudyCOVID-19 patient accounts of illness severity, treatments and lasting symptoms.Scientific dataThomason, Moriah E; Werchan, Denise; Hendrix, Cassandra LJanuary 10, 2022Not Determined
34924663Create StudyHousehold Chaos and Early Childhood Behavior Problems: The Moderating Role of Mother-Child Reciprocity in Lower-Income Families.Family relationsWilhoit, Sarah A; Trentacosta, Christopher J; Beeghly, Marjorie; Boeve, Jordan L; Lewis, Toni L; Thomason, Moriah EOctober 1, 2021Not Determined
34901996Create StudyStandards for Objectivity and Reproducibility in High-Impact Developmental Studies-The COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond.JAMA pediatricsThomason, Moriah EMarch 1, 2022Not Determined
34879170Create StudyMaternal caregiving representations of the infant in the first year of life: Associations with prenatal and concurrent reflective functioning.Infant mental health journalAlismail, Fatimah; Stacks, Ann M; Wong, Kristyn; Brown, Suzanne; Beeghly, Marjorie; Thomason, MoriahMarch 1, 2022Not Determined
34649034Create StudyChanges in social support of pregnant and postnatal mothers during the COVID-19 pandemic.MidwiferyZhou, Judy; Havens, Kathryn L; Starnes, Catherine P; Pickering, Trevor A; Brito, Natalie H; Hendrix, Cassandra L; Thomason, Moriah E; Vatalaro, Tessa C; Smith, Beth ADecember 1, 2021Not Determined
34601346Create StudyInnovative methods for remote assessment of neurobehavioral development.Developmental cognitive neuroscienceGustafsson, Hanna C; Young, Anna S; Stamos, Gayle; Wilken, Sydney; Brito, Natalie H; Thomason, Moriah E; Graham, Alice; Nigg, Joel T; Sullivan, Elinor LDecember 1, 2021Not Determined
34393931Create StudyStakeholder Perspectives on Advancing Understanding of Prenatal Opioid Exposure and Brain Development From the iOPEN Consortium of the Healthy Brain and Child Development Study.Frontiers in psychologyDiPietro, Jennifer L; Mackiewicz Seghete, Kristen L; Krans, Elizabeth E; Snider, Kasey Edwards; Bower, Reina; Parker, Kea; Gullickson, Janie; Potter, Alexandra S; Garavan, Hugh; Vatalaro, Tessa C; Thomason, Moriah E; Sullivan, Elinor L; Graham, Alice MJanuary 1, 2021Not Determined
34391003Create StudyIs fetal MRI ready for neuroimaging prime time? An examination of progress and remaining areas for development.Developmental cognitive neuroscienceRajagopalan, Vidya; Deoni, Sean; Panigrahy, Ashok; Thomason, Moriah EOctober 1, 2021Not Determined
34388638Create StudyMiswiring the brain: Human prenatal Δ9-tetrahydrocannabinol use associated with altered fetal hippocampal brain network connectivity.Developmental cognitive neuroscienceThomason, Moriah E; Palopoli, Ava C; Jariwala, Nicki N; Werchan, Denise M; Chen, Alan; Adhikari, Samrachana; Espinoza-Heredia, Claudia; Brito, Natalie H; Trentacosta, Christopher JOctober 1, 2021Not Determined
34242880Create StudyFactors associated with parent views about participation in infant MRI research provide guidance for the design of the Healthy Brain and Child Development (HBCD) study.Developmental cognitive neuroscienceKohlasch, Kaelyn L; Cioffredi, Leigh-Anne; Lenninger, Carly; Stewart, Ellen; Vatalaro, Tessa; Garavan, Hugh; Graham, Alice; Heil, Sarah H; Krans, Elizabeth E; Robakis, Thalia; Rommel, Anna; Sullivan, Elinor L; Thomason, Moriah; Potter, AlexandraAugust 1, 2021Not Determined
34129169Create StudyAutomated Brain Masking of Fetal Functional MRI with Open Data.NeuroinformaticsRutherford, Saige; Sturmfels, Pascal; Angstadt, Mike; Hect, Jasmine; Wiens, Jenna; van den Heuvel, Marion I; Scheinost, Dustin; Sripada, Chandra; Thomason, MoriahJanuary 1, 2022Not Determined
32779186Create StudyAn examination of maternal prenatal BMI and human fetal brain development.Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplinesNorr, Megan E; Hect, Jasmine L; Lenniger, Carly J; Van den Heuvel, Martijn; Thomason, Moriah EApril 2021Not Determined
32305217Create StudyDevelopment of Brain Networks In Utero: Relevance for Common Neural Disorders.Biological psychiatryThomason, Moriah EJuly 1, 2020Not Determined
31685648Create StudyFunctional Connectome of the Fetal Brain.The Journal of neuroscience : the official journal of the Society for NeuroscienceTurk, Elise; van den Heuvel, Marion I; Benders, Manon J; de Heus, Roel; Franx, Arie; Manning, Janessa H; Hect, Jasmine L; Hernandez-Andrade, Edgar; Hassan, Sonia S; Romero, Roberto; Kahn, René S; Thomason, Moriah E; van den Heuvel, Martijn PDecember 2019Not Determined
31445430Create StudyUsing the Actor-Partner Interdependence Model to assess maternal and infant contributions to mother-infant affective exchanges during the Still-Face Paradigm.Infant behavior & developmentBoeve, Jordan L; Beeghly, Marjorie; Stacks, Ann M; Manning, Janessa H; Thomason, Moriah ENovember 2019Not Determined
31372993Create StudyImpact of maternal childhood trauma on child behavioral problems: The role of child frontal alpha asymmetry.Developmental psychobiologyvan de Ven, Maria C J; van den Heuvel, Marion I; Bhogal, Amanpreet; Lewis, Toni; Thomason, Moriah EMarch 2020Not Determined
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Collection - Publications

The number of Publications is displayed in parentheses next to the tab name. Clicking on any of the Publication Titles will open the Publication in a new internet browsing tab.

Collection Owners, Program Officers, and users with Submission or Administrative Privileges for the Collection may mark a publication as either Relevant or Not Relevant in the Status column.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How can I determine if a publication is relevant?
    Publications are considered relevant to a collection when the data shared is directly related to the project or collection.
  • Where does the NDA get the publications?
    PubMed, an online library containing journals, articles, and medical research. Sponsored by NiH and National Library of Medicine (NLM).


  • Create Study
    A link to the Create an NDA Study page that can be clicked to start creating an NDA Study with information such as the title, journal and authors automatically populated.
  • Not Determined Publication
    Indicates that the publication has not yet been reviewed and/or marked as Relevant or Not Relevant so it has not been determined whether an NDA Study is expected.
  • Not Relevant Publication
    A publication that is not based on data related to the aims of the grant/project associated with the Collection or not based on any data such as a review article and, therefore, an NDA Study is not expected to be created.
  • PubMed
    PubMed provides citation information for biomedical and life sciences publications and is managed by the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.
  • PubMed ID
    The PUBMed ID is the unique ID number for the publication as recorded in the PubMed database.
  • Relevant Publication
    A publication that is based on data related to the aims of the grant/project associated with the Collection and, therefore, an NDA Study is expected to be created.
Data Expected List: Mandatory Data Structures

These data structures are mandatory for your NDA Collection. Please update the Targeted Enrollment number to accurately represent the number of subjects you expect to submit for the entire study.

For NIMH HIV-related research that involves human research participants: Select the dictionary or dictionaries most appropriate for your research. If your research does not require all three data dictionaries, just ignore the ones you do not need. There is no need to delete extra data dictionaries from your NDA Collection. You can adjust the Targeted Enrollment column in the Data Expected tab to “0” for those unnecessary data dictionaries. At least one of the three data dictionaries must have a non-zero value.

Data ExpectedTargeted EnrollmentInitial SubmissionSubjects SharedStatus
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To create your project's Data Expected list, use the "+New Data Expected" to add or request existing structures and to request new Data Structures that are not in the NDA Data Dictionary.

If the Structure you need already exists, locate it and specify your dates and enrollment when adding it to your Data Expected list. If you require changes to the Structure you need, select the indicator stating "No, it requires changes to meet research needs," and upload a file containing your requested changes.

If the structure you need is not yet defined in the Data Dictionary, you can select "Upload Definition" and attach the necessary materials to request its creation.

When selecting the expected dates for your data, make sure to follow the standard Data Sharing Regimen and choose dates within the date ranges that correspond to your project start and end dates.

Please visit the Completing Your Data Expected Tutorial for more information.
Data Expected List: Data Structures per Research Aims

These data structures are specific to your research aims and should list all data structures in which data will be collected and submitted for this NDA Collection. Please update the Targeted Enrollment number to accurately represent the number of subjects you expect to submit for the entire study.

Data ExpectedTargeted EnrollmentInitial SubmissionSubjects SharedStatus
Perceived Stress Scale info icon
Center for Epidemiologic Studies Depression Scale (CES-D) info icon
Processed MRI Data info icon
Behavior Rating Inventory of Executive Function (BRIEF) info icon
State-Trait Anxiety Inventory for Adults info icon
Imaging (Structural, fMRI, DTI, PET, microscopy) info icon
Satisfaction with Life Scale info icon
The Penn State Worry Questionnaire info icon
Experience in Close Relationships info icon
Structure not yet defined
No Status history for this Data Expected has been recorded yet

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Collection - Data Expected

The Data Expected tab displays the list of all data that NDA expects to receive in association with the Collection as defined by the contributing researcher, as well as the dates for the expected initial upload of the data, and when it is first expected to be shared, or with the research community. Above the primary table of Data Expected, any publications determined to be relevant to the data within the Collection are also displayed - members of the contributing research group can use these to define NDA Studies, connecting those papers to underlying data in NDA.

The tab is used both as a reference for those accessing shared data, providing information on what is expected and when it will be shared, and as the primary tracking mechanism for contributing projects. It is used by both contributing primary researchers, secondary researchers, and NIH Program and Grants Management staff.

Researchers who are starting their project need to update their Data Expected list to include all the Data Structures they are collecting under their grant and set their initial submission and sharing schedule according to the NDA Data Sharing Regimen.

To add existing Data Structures from the Data Dictionary, to request new Data Structure that are not in the Dictionary, or to request changes to existing Data Structures, click "+New Data Expected".

For step-by-step instructions on how to add existing Data Structures, request changes to an existing Structure, or request a new Data Structure, please visit the Completing Your Data Expected Tutorial.

If you are a contributing researcher creating this list for the first time, or making changes to the list as your project progress, please note the following:

  • Although items you add to the list and changes you make are displayed, they are not committed to the system until you Save the entire page using the "Save" button at the bottom of your screen. Please Save after every change to ensure none of your work is lost.
  • If you attempt to add a new structure, the title you provide must be unique - if another structure exists with the same name your change will fail.
  • Adding a new structure to this list is the only way to request the creation of a new Data Dictionary definition.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is an NDA Data Structure?
    An NDA Data Structure is comprised of multiple Data Elements to make up an electronic definition of an assessment, measure, questionnaire, etc will have a corresponding Data Structure.
  • What is the NDA Data Dictionary?
    The NDA Data Dictionary is comprised of electronic definitions known as Data Structures.


  • Analyzed Data
    Data specific to the primary aims of the research being conducted (e.g. outcome measures, other dependent variables, observations, laboratory results, analyzed images, volumetric data, etc.) including processed images.
  • Data Item
    Items listed on the Data Expected list in the Collection which may be an individual and discrete Data Structure, Data Structure Category, or Data Structure Group.
  • Data Structure
    A defined organization and group of Data Elements to represent an electronic definition of a measure, assessment, questionnaire, or collection of data points. Data structures that have been defined in the NDA Data Dictionary are available at https://nda.nih.gov/general-query.html?q=query=data-structure
  • Data Structure Category
    An NDA term describing the affiliation of a Data Structure to a Category, which may be disease/disorder or diagnosis related (Depression, ADHD, Psychosis), specific to data type (MRI, eye tracking, omics), or type of data (physical exam, IQ).
  • Data Structure Group
    A Data Item listed on the Data Expected tab of a Collection that indicates a group of Data Structures (e.g., ADOS or SCID) for which data may be submitted instead of a specific Data Structure identified by version, module, edition, etc. For example, the ADOS Data Structure Category includes every ADOS Data Structure such as ADOS Module 1, ADOS Module 2, ADOS Module 1 - 2nd Edition, etc. The SCID Data Structure Group includes every SCID Data Structure such as SCID Mania, SCID V Mania, SCID PTSD, SCID-V Diagnosis, and more.
  • Evaluated Data
    A new Data Structure category, Evaluated Data is analyzed data resulting from the use of computational pipelines in the Cloud and can be uploaded directly back to a miNDAR database. Evaluated Data is expected to be listed as a Data Item in the Collection's Data Expected Tab.
  • Imaging Data
    Imaging+ is an NDA term which encompasses all imaging related data including, but not limited to, images (DTI, MRI, PET, Structural, Spectroscopy, etc.) as well as neurosignal data (EEG, fMRI, MEG, EGG, eye tracking, etc.) and Evaluated Data.
  • Initial Share Date
    Initial Submission and Initial Share dates should be populated according to the NDA Data Sharing Terms and Conditions. Any modifications to these will go through the approval processes outlined above. Data will be shared with authorized users upon publication (via an NDA Study) or 1-2 years after the grant end date specified on the first Notice of Award, as defined in the applicable Data Sharing Terms and Conditions.
  • Initial Submission Date
    Initial Submission and Initial Share dates should be populated according to these NDA Data Sharing Terms and Conditions. Any modifications to these will go through the approval processes outlined above. Data for all subjects is not expected on the Initial Submission Date and modifications may be made as necessary based on the project's conduct.
  • Research Subject and Pedigree
    An NDA created Data Structure used to convey basic information about the subject such as demographics, pedigree (links family GUIDs), diagnosis/phenotype, and sample location that are critical to allow for easier querying of shared data.
  • Submission Cycle
    The NDA has two Submission Cycles per year - January 15 and July 15.
  • Submission Exemption
    An interface to notify NDA that data may not be submitted during the upcoming/current submission cycle.

Collection Owners and those with Collection Administrator permission, may edit a collection. The following is currently available for Edit on this page:

Associated Studies

Studies that have been defined using data from a Collection are important criteria to determine the value of data shared. The number of subjects column displays the counts from this Collection that are included in a Study, out of the total number of subjects in that study. The Data Use column represents whether or not the study is a primary analysis of the data or a secondary analysis. State indicates whether the study is private or shared with the research community.

Study NameAbstractCollection/Study SubjectsData UsageState
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Collection - Associated Studies

Clicking on the Study Title will open the study details in a new internet browser tab. The Abstract is available for viewing, providing the background explanation of the study, as provided by the Collection Owner.

Primary v. Secondary Analysis: The Data Usage column will have one of these two choices. An associated study that is listed as being used for Primary Analysis indicates at least some and potentially all of the data used was originally collected by the creator of the NDA Study. Secondary Analysis indicates the Study owner was not involved in the collection of data, and may be used as supporting data.

Private v. Shared State: Studies that remain private indicate the associated study is only available to users who are able to access the collection. A shared study is accessible to the general public.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How do I associate a study to my collection?
    Studies are associated to the Collection automatically when the data is defined in the Study.


  • Associated Studies Tab
    A tab in a Collection that lists the NDA Studies that have been created using data from that Collection including both Primary and Secondary Analysis NDA Studies.