Created in 2012, Maelstrom Research emerged from the activities of the Public Population Project in Genomics and Society, (P³G), the Biobank Standardization and Harmonization for Research Excellence in the European Union (BioSHaRE-EU), and the Canadian Longitudinal Study on Aging (CLSA).
Our goals are to foster a better usage of individual study data and encourage collaborative research through improved documentation, interoperability and integration of datasets. We conduct applied and methodological research, and develop methods and open-source software, principally to support retrospective (i.e. pre-existing) data harmonization and integration. These methods and software allow studies and harmonization projects to more efficiently: