Tools for Researchers

A main barrier to data sharing among researchers is a lack of clarity around legal and regulatory policies and practices. We are assembling a toolkit of new and existing resources from trusted partners to guide researchers as they work.

Decision Tree

Decision tree to determine if consent forms permit sharing data with third parties for secondary research on Alzheimer's disease.
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Model informed consent language for prospective studies

Guidance for navigating consent in existing studies:

Model data use agreements and guidelines


HIPPA privacy requirements:

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