Distribution Agreements and IRB Approval

Distribution of data and/or material for an approved ancillary study proposal requires a fully executed Data and Materials Distribution Agreement (DMDA). The investigator initiated DMDA must be accompanied by the review committee approval letter, as well as IRB approval (exemptions are not allowed). The recipient must agree to the following:

A hard copy or PDF of the review committee approval letter, the IRB approval letter and the proposal should be sent along with the original signed DMDA to:

Heather Arruda
Framingham Heart Study
Boston University School of Medicine
72 E. Concord Street, B-601
Boston, MA 02118
TEL: 617-414-1244
FAX: 617-638-8086
Email: harruda@bu.edu