DIAN-TU Data and/or Biospecimen Request Form

  • Please read the terms and obligations of using DIAN-TU data. By submitting this request, you are acknowledging your acceptance of and willingness to comply with the terms stated.

  • Investigator Information

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  • Enter the investigator's first name.
  • Enter the investigator's last name.
  • Enter the investigator's institution.
  • Enter the investigator's email address.
  • Enter the investigator's phone number.




  • Please provide up to 4 concise aims for your project (300 character limit per aim). At least one aim must be provided. Do not indicate: "see attached". If no aims are entered, your request will not be processed.


  • Source of Support

  • Please do not list here the DIAN grant or the DIAN PI (Morris); please provide information specific to this request.
  • If you are a student, graduate student or fellow, please provide the name of your faculty mentor on this project.


  • Purpose Information

  • What is the purpose of this request? Check all that apply.


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  • Request Specifics

  • You may select more than one option.
  • You may select more than one option.


  • HIPAA Section

  • Due to HIPAA regulations and Center policies, the approval of this request only covers the use of materials/data by your laboratory/office/staff. If the materials/data are to be shared or analyzed outside your laboratory, please inform us now. Violations of HIPAA regulations can carry significant penalties including fines and prosecution.


  • Research Rationale: Please assemble the following documents and e-mail to dian-tudatarequest@wustl.edu or upload in the File Upload box below:
    • Research Rationale (2 pages max) that includes:
      • Specific aims and hypotheses
        • Description of pilot data for tissue requests
      • Analysis Plan
      • List of variables requested
      • Plan for the protection of the data (e.g., secure cloud storage etc.)
    • IRB or Ethics committee approval (Note: Request can be submitted if IRB review is still pending, however no data will be released until approval is obtained)
    • NIH style biosketch or short CV

  • If don't want to email your files and have them ready, you can upload your Research Rationale, IRB or Ethics Committee approval and NIH style biosketch or short CV files by attaching them to this form. The maximum size limit for all files combined is 32MB. File formats that are acceptable are: pdf, rtf, doc and docx. No more than 4 files may be uploaded.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, rtf, txt, doc, docx.
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