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Janus

(1) A logical design developed by the FDA for a data warehouse intended to integrate submission data, protocol descriptions and analysis plans from clinical and animal studies into an FDA review environment using a set of validated, standards-based tools to allow reproducible cross-study, data mining and retrospective comparative analysis.
(2) The name assigned to a component of the NCI's Clinical Research Information Exchange (CRIX) initiative, representing a joint NCI/FDA project to develop a physical implementation of the Janus model.
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Janus,

in Roman mythology, the two-faced god of gates; one face looks forward and the other face looks backward.
Janus-faced - marked by deliberate deceitfulness. Synonym(s): double-faced; duplicitous; two-faced
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