Internal investigators should follow standard Channing Lab guidelines on presenting an analysis proposal at a GUTS meeting for feedback and approval by GUTS leadership prior to beginning any new projects. Instructions on what information should be included is available on the internal Channing Lab documentation website. Please email n2xek [at] to be added to the agenda.

External investigators who are interested in developing a collaboration with the Growing Up Today Study and using GUTS data or who have any questions about GUTS should email Xenia Kumph, Project Manager, at nk2xek[at]

Guidelines for the use of Growing Up Today Study data for external collaborators [PDF]

Use of Biologic Samples: For detailed information about accessing GUTS biological samples please visit the BWH/ Harvard Cohorts Biorepository website:

Past Questionnaires

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Send requests for permission to use GUTS questionnaire forms to or mail to Permissions Dept, Growing Up Today Study, Channing Laboratory, 181 Longwood Ave, Boston, MA 02115.