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Tuesday, September 26, 2017
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About ProMISe

ProMISe (Project Manager Internet Server) is a web based relational database management system for the design, maintenance and use of (clinical) data management. This ProMISe system provides in custom made databases for scientific medical research as well as an application for on-line data entry, quality checks and reporting.  It also provides a tool for  data retrieval to facilitate statistical analysis. ProMISe can be applied for single- as well as for multi-center studies.

ProMISe is developed within the Leiden University Medical Center (LUMC) by Ronald Brand, professor of Good Research Datamanagement. Ronald Brand is head of the Section Advanced Data Management (ADM), which is responsible for the development and maintenance of  new ProMISe-projects. New ProMISe-databases are developed in consultation with the researcher(s) concerned, keeping in mind the scientific goal of the new database. ADM works in close collaboration with the statistical staff of the department of Biostatistics & BioInformatics of which it is an integral part.


ADM is NEN7510 certified and ProMISe meets the requirements for data-safety and privacy set by international law. Due to this certification the ProMISe system facilitates the availability, integrity and confidentiality of your data. ProMISe facilitates you to store, exchange and retrieve data according to the security conditions demanded by GCP.

A shortlist of features:

· multi center option

· user authorization

· webform facility

· report and export modules

· randomization option

· encryption

· dashboard facility

· audit trail



ProMISe in numbers over the last years

ProMISe is currently used for over 150 projects for single and multi center studies, both national and international. Part of these projects are LUMC initiated, by 32 separate departments. The remaining projects are initiated by over 20 research organisations other than LUMC.

ProMISe facilitates studies amongst others in Anesthesiology, Bone Marrow Transplants, Cardiology, Epidemiology, Gynaecology, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Neurology, Neurosurgery, Oncology, Ophtalmology, Orthopaedics, Paediatrics, Pathology , Perinatology, Psychiatry, Radiology and Trauma surgery.

ADM employs 20 (senior) data managers, analists and architects; 3 (scientific) programmers and 1 system manager, for personal contact information see LUMC page.



For information you can contact us at

For LUMC employees also see the information about ProMISe basic.


ProMISe helpdesk - In urgent matters you can also call +31 71 5 26 9726


Visiting address

Dep. of Medical Statistics & BioInformatics, Section Advanced Data Management

Einthovenweg 20, 2333 ZC Leiden, Building 2


Post address 

Dep. of Medical Statistics & BioInformatics, Section Advanced Data Management

Postzone: S5-P

PO BOX 9600, 2300 RC, Leiden