Investigator must obtain a completed Relinquishment Statement from former institution allowing for funds to be released to MCW. Contact the Office of Grants & Contracts for details.
- Human subject data or specimens
If an investigator wishes to transfer clinical or research records, specimens, samples or intellectual property, a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) is needed. Please contact the Office of Grants & Contracts (phone 414-955-4844) for information on obtaining an MTA.
The MCW Tissue Bank is available to researchers as a secure storage facility for blood and tissue samples. Visit the MCW Tissue Bank Services & Policies web site for details.
- Animal data or specimens
If an investigator wishes to transfer research records, specimens, samples or intellectual property, a Material Transfer Agreement (MTA) is needed. Please contact the Office of Grants & Contracts (phone 414-955-4844) for information on obtaining an MTA.
- Live animals
Before arranging to have animals shipped to the Medical College of Wisconsin, an Animal Use Application (AUA) should be initiated. This will require registration with eBridge:
If you would like assistance completing the online registration form or have questions about how to navigate eBridge, please email the eBridge Help Desk or phone 414-955-8476. Specific questions about the animal research aspect can be directed to IACUCAdmin@mcw.edu
Contact the Biomedical Resource Center (BRC) regarding Animal Shipment Guidelines. You will need to obtain and complete an Animal Shipment Request Form. For investigators who have access to the MCW intranet site InfoScope, this form is available on the BRC web site: search for keywords “animal import” and select the link at the top.
All work with hazardous agents in the vivarium must be approved prior to onset of research by the appropriate safety committee (IBC, Hazardous Chemicals, Radiation Safety). The PI must review the hazardous nature of the animals with the animal husbandry staff via an Hazardous Agent Information Sheet (HAIS) during a scheduled meeting. This and other animal research related forms are available through MCW's intranet site, InfoScope by searching for keywords “brc forms.” Contact the BRC for more information.
- Radioactive material
The use of radiation and radioactive material at MCW and Froedtert Hospital (FH) must be done with the prior approval of the Radiation Safety Committee. Clinicians wishing to apply for authorization to use radiation or radioactive material should read the Radiation Safety Guidelines, complete the appropriate form, and submit the application to the Office of Radiation Safety. For questions, contact the Radiation Safety Office at 414-955-4374 or email RadSafety@mcw.edu. Visit the Radiation Safety Web site for more information.
- Infectious agents
Contact the Biological Safety Officer at 414-955-8060 or email email@example.com
Visit the IBC Web site for more information on starting to work with biohazardous materials.
Contact the Assistant Chemical Hygiene Officer in the Environmental Health & Safety Office at 414-955-5959 or email firstname.lastname@example.org