Research Case Studies

Pediatric Imaging, Neurocognition, and Genetics (PING) study creates large data repository, includes NIH Toolbox® Cognition Battery (NTCB)

The NIH Toolbox Cognition Battery was administered to a representative sample of 1,493 children ranging in age from 3 to 20 years. In addition to the NTCB data, standardized high-resolution structural and functional MRI brain images, comprehensive genomic profiles, neuropsychiatric medical histories, and social-emotional health and substance use assessment data collected using the PhenX Toolkit are also available for download. The dataset is available via the PING Data Resource portal along with the study’s methodology and information about the consortium.

A separate data exploration portal is also available to support collaborative analysis and visualization of the dataset.

Validation of the PROMIS®-29 in Persons Living with HIV

Rebecca Schnall and colleagues administered the PROMIS-29 to 1306 persons living with HIV. The PROMIS-29 showed high internal consistency reliability and detected differences in health-related quality of life in those persons who reported an AIDS diagnosis compared to those who did not report an AIDS diagnosis.

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