Pestian Lab Data Request

Pestian Lab Data Request Form

Thank you for requesting data from Pestian Lab at CCHMC.

Keep in mind that the data are available at no cost for academic research. To qualify, your e-mail must be from a .edu. Otherwise, after we review your request, you’ll be asked to pay using a credit-card. Finally, we can not respond to any questions about the data.

Fill out the form below and we will contact you with further information on how to obtain the data set you are interested in.

NOTE: If the suicide notes are being requested, a Data Use Agreement will need to be signed with an approved research plan.

Data Sets Available

Data Set Description Citation
Radiology De-Identified chest and renal clinical notes labeled with ICD9 codes
  • Pestian, J. P., Brew, C., Matykiewicz, P., Hovermale, D. J., Johnson, N., Cohen, K. B., & Duch, W. (2007, June). A shared task involving multi-label classification of clinical free text. In Proceedings of the Workshop on BioNLP 2007: Biological, Translational, and Clinical Language Processing (pp. 97-104). Association for Computational Linguistics.
Suicide Notes Collection of de-identified suicide notes annotated for 15 emotions.
  • Abuse
  • Anger
  • Blame
  • Fear
  • Guilt
  • Hopelessness
  • Sorrow
  • Forgiveness
  • Happiness/peacefulness
  • Hopefulness
  • Love
  • Pride
  • Thankfulness
  • Information
  • Instructions
  • Pestian JP, Matykiewicz P, Linn-Gust M, South B, Uzuner O, Wiebe J, Cohen KB, Hurdle J, Brew C. Sentiment analysis of suicide notes: A shared task. Biomed Inform Insights. 2012 Jan 30;5(Suppl 1):3-16
  • Pestian, John P., Pawel Matykiewicz, and Michelle Linn-Gust. "What's in a note: Construction of a suicide note corpus." Biomedical informatics insights 5 (2012): BII-S10213.