The following are procedures documents and forms that should be used when applying to the PATH Biospecimen Access Program:

PATH Study Biospecimen Access X01 Award Notice: the NIH X01 award notice provides information about the PATH Study biospecimen access opportunity, and the link to instructions and forms for submission of an application to

PATH Study Biospecimen Access — Policies and Procedures for Investigators: the policy and procedures manual provides information on the PATH Study Biospecimen Access Program and describes the specific policies and detailed procedures that must be followed by investigators to access the PATH Study biospecimen resource.

PATH Study Concept Statement template: this template is required for preparation of a concept statement.

Example Concept Statement: this document is an example of a completed concept statement template. It provides additional guidance on how to complete the Biospecimen Request Availability Table.

PATH Study Material Transfer Agreement (MTA): the PATH Study standard MTA covers transfer of specimens from the PATH Study biorepository to the investigator's laboratory.

Contact Us

For inquiries regarding the PATH Study biospecimen resource and procedures for access, contact the PATH Study team at

To link directly to the PATH Study Biospecimen Access Program page via shortened URL, use

Last updated: 9/16/2019