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Research Resources for Collaborators and Sponsors

We support and facilitate the administrative, financial, and regulatory requirements of research and sponsored projects at our member hospitals.

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Working with Mass General Brigham

In this shared services model, the research support offices facilitate the administrative, financial, and regulatory requirements of research and sponsored projects that are received by our member institutions, including the following primary research member and affiliated institutions:

Additional policy resources:

Mass General Brigham is an active Federal Demonstration Partnership member

Mass General Brigham member and affiliated institutions are active participants in the Federal Demonstration Partnership (FDP) Clearing House that provides institutional profiles containing entity-based information needed by pass-through entities when they are issuing subawards or monitoring their subrecipient entities, under the following entity names: Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Brigham and Women's Faulkner Hospital, Mass Eye and Ear, McLean Hospital, Newton-Wellesley Hospital, Schepens Eye Research Institute, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network.

Human Research Protection Program policy and guidance

The Mass General Brigham Human Research Protection Committee has created policies and guidance documents around the conduct of human subjects research, including Quality Improvement (QI) program checklists, study logs, and tools for researchers.  

Fede​ralwide Ass​urances (FWAs), Institutional Review Board Registrations (IRB), and IRB Membersh​​ip

The Mass General Brigham IRBs operate in compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines pertaining to IRBs as listed below, and with the FWA and incorporated “Terms of the Federalwide Assurance for Institutions within the United States” held by Mass General Brigham:

  • Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 45 CFR Parts 46 and 164
  • Food and Drug Administration (FDA) 21 CFR Parts 50 and 56
  • International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) guideline E6 relating to Good Clinical Practice (GCP), section 3(3.1-3.4), unless ICH guidelines conflict with FDA Regulations

The following Mass General Brigham memo provides information for collaborators and sponsors about the FWA, registered IRBs, and membership:

Terms of Federalwide As​suranc​​e and OHRP Database for Registered IORGs, IRBs, FWAs

The following links to the OHRP website allow sponsors and collaborators to review terms of the Federalwide Assurance and verify ​the IORG, FWA, and IRB Registrations:

Mass General Brigham Information Security and Privacy​:

 

Multiple Mass General Brigham offices review and execute research agreements on behalf of the hospitals, and issue outgoing research agreements to all types of entities. 

Only authorized signatories—a Mass General Brigham designated official or a Senior Vice President of research for the applicable hospital—have the authority to execute research agreements on behalf of the hospitals. Principals Investigators are not authorized as institutional signing officials.

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For Subrecipients on sponsored projects awarded to a Mass General Brigham hospital

All Subrecipient invoices must be sent to the mailboxes below for processing. The mailboxes are staffed by a dedicated team that enters invoices into the system and routes them to Principal Investigators and Department Administrators for review and approval.

For sponsors​​​ and prime recipients

All questions/requests on invoices generated and distributed by Research Finance for Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass Eye and Ear, McLean Hospital, MGH Institute of Health Professions, Schepens Eye Research Institute, and Spaulding Rehabilitation Network should be sent to phsinvoice@partners.org​. 

Where should I send payments?

All payments should be sent to the appropriate lockbox address listed below. Should you wish to make an electronic payment and require our banking information, please contact PHSResearchCash@partners.org. Including reference numbers and PI name along with the check is greatly appreciated and helps us quickly identify the correct fund.​​

Offsite lock boxes managed by Bank of America are used to collect payments from sponsors and collaborators. The lock box addresses for Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital, Mass Eye and Ear, McLean Hospital, and Schepens Eye Research Institute are as follows:​

Brigham & Women's Hospital – Research (use for items invoiced by Research Management)

Bank of America N.A.
P.O. Box 3887
Boston, MA 02241-3887

Brigham & Women's Hospital – Research (use for all other payments*)

Bank of America N.A.
P.O. Box 3149
Boston, MA 02241-3149

Massachusetts General Hospital – Research (use for items invoiced by Research Management)

Bank of America N.A.
P.O. Box 3829
Boston, MA 02241-3829

Massachusetts General Hospital – Research (use for all other payments*)

Bank of America N.A.
P.O. Box 414876
Boston, MA 02241-4876

Mass Eye and Ear

MEE Research
Bank of America, N.A.
P. O. Box 412356
Boston, MA 02241-2356

McLean Hospital - Research (use for items invoiced by Research Management)

Bank of America N.A.
P.O. Box 3951
Boston, MA 02241-3951

McLean Hospital - Research (use for all other payments*)

Bank of America N.A.
P.O. Box 414248
Boston, MA 02241-4248​

Newton-Wellesley Hospital

Maureen Dwyer, c/o Andrea Sentovich
2014 Washington Street
1st Floor Administration
Newton, MA 02462

Schepens Eye Research Institute

SERI Research
Bank of America, N.A.
P. O. Box 412360
Boston, MA 02241-2360

*Includes public and private foundation payments, expense reimbursements, clinical trial payments, etc.

For Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital and MGH Institute of Health Professions, checks should be sent to Mass General Brigham Research Management.

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital Billed - Research

Mass General Brigham Research Management
399 Revolution Drive, Suite 740
Somerville, MA 02145

Institute of Health Professions Billed - Research

Mass General Brigham Research Management
399 Revolution Drive, Suite 740
Somerville, MA 02145​

The most recent Federal Audit information and Unique Entity Identifiers (UEIs) with addresses can be found below. Prior years Federal Audit information can be found on the Federal Audit Clearinghouse under EIN 043230035 (Mass General Brigham Incorporated).

UEIs and addresses

Brigham and Women's Hospital:

UEI: QN6MS4VN7BD1
Address: 75 Francis Street, Boston, MA 02115-6110

Massachusetts General Hospital:

UEI: FLJ7DQKLL226
Address: 55 Fruit Street, Boston, MA 02114-2696

McLean Hospital:

UEI: MCKWJYCWNVN3
Address: 115 Mill Street, Belmont MA 02478-1064

Mass Eye and Ear:

UEI: NA7AKMLK2BM1
Address: 243 Charles Street, Boston MA 02114-3002

MGH Institute for Health Professions:

UEI: UE5KCLMVSHU1
Address: 36 1st Avenue, Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston, MA 02129-4557 

Newton-Wellesley Hospital:

UEI: MEHJALA6GFP7 
Address: 2014 Washington Street, Newton, MA 02462

Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital:

UEI: JZWJLWEF1KR9
Address: 300 1st Avenue, Charlestown, MA 02129

Mass General Brigham Uniform Guidance Audit for FY2021 (PDF)

Access the disclosure form that is required for non-Mass General Brigham researchers working on a Public Health Service funded research grant administered by a Mass General Brigham institution. These requirements are mandated by federal law.  Non-compliance may result in your being barred from participating in the research.

Disclosure form for non-Mass General Brigham researchers (PDF)