This information should be similar to a materials and methods section in a paper. An example of what a study should include can be found here for an animal model study and here for a human study. If you wish, also provide an acknowledgement statment and/or reference that should be included in publications resulting from secondary data use; examples can be found here. This can be provided as part of the study documentation text.
Each study should be given both a descriptive and an abbreviated name. The abbreviation will be used to annotate all content associated with the study. For a study with a human cohort, the study description should include:
For a study with an animal model cohort, the study description should include:
For studies using in-vitro cell culture, the study description should include:
For each assay, provide a summary of sample processing, data generation, and data processing, including which organs and tissues the samples came from. For other tests (such as cognitive assessments or imaging), include a description of how the test was done. Include links for any commercial equipment or tools, code repositories, and citations for more information, if available.