MTAs are contracts that govern the exchange of research reagents, such as biomaterials or drugs, between BIDMC and academic institutions or companies. These agreements often form the basis for future collaborations.
Why are MTAs necessary?
- To document the transfer of the material.
- To protect BIDMC's rights in the material.
- To protect BIDMC against misuse of the material by third parties.
- To protect BIDMC researchers' academic freedom to publish their data.
- To comply with BIDMC policies.
What is the procedure?
Choose the appropriate form or link above.
For any incoming MTAs (to for profit and non-profit entities) or outgoing MTAs to for-profit entities, please email the completed form to:
- Jodi Hecht if you are affiliated with Cardiology, Endocrinology, Experimental Medicine, General Medicine, Genetics, Hematology/Oncology, Hemostasis/Thrombosis, Infectious Disease, Molecular and Vascular Medicine, Nephrology, Psychiatry, Pulmonary and Critical Care and Sleep, and Center for Virology and Vaccine Research.
- Idil Levin if you are affiliated with Allergy and Inflammation, Anesthesia and Critical Care, Bone and Mineral Metabolism, Dermatology, Gastroenterology, Gerontology, Hemostasis and Thrombosis, Immunology and Transplant, Neonatology, Neurology, Nutrition, OB/GYN, Orthopedics, Pathology, Radiation and Radiation Oncology, Radiology, Rheumatology and Surgery.
Please include any correspondence you receive from the organization providing or receiving materials. MTA processing time varies based on the nature of the request, so please notify TVO of your request in the early stages of your research planning.