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Confidential Disclosure Agreement


  • A confidential disclosure agreement (CDA), also called a non-disclosure agreement (NDA), is a contract between the study sponsor and the institution that governs the access and use of confidential information, which includes the study protocol and other proprietary business or scientific information.


  • Investigators and other study staff are not authorized UMMC signatories.
  • CDAs and NDAs related to a clinical research study are negotiated and signed by the Office of Clinical Trials. Upon receipt, send all clinical study-related CDAs and NDAs to