DARPA Restoring Active Memory (RAM) Project Voluntary Human Test Subject Informed Consent (Department of Defense, Defense Innovation Unit (DIUx))

Karl Pensworth filed this request with the Department of Defense, Defense Innovation Unit (DIUx) of the United States of America.
Multi Request DARPA Restoring Active Memory (RAM) Project Voluntary Human Test Subject Informed Consent
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From: Karl Pensworth

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

Any and all available records pertaining to the DARPA Restoring Active Memory (RAM) program, co-operative agreement: N66001-14-2-4032 and/or any, all, or any combination of the following National Institute of Health and National Science Foundation grant codes:

NIH R01 NS099348
NSF BCS-1441502
NSF BCS-1631550

In particular, please provide:

1) The Statement of Work/Scope on each sub-program or full contract with each contract-awardee or winning offeror company or institution, and the full Statement of Work included with each contract;
2) Complete Documentation of Informed Consent from all human subjects utilized by or involved with this program in any way, including:
2. a) The FWA (Federal Wide Assurance) signed off by the Office of Human Research Protections, Department of Health and Human Services.
2. b) Detailed Informed Consent documents including lists of consenting human subjects, specific information provided to human subjects, and signed documents from human subjects attesting to Informed Consent.
2. c) Any additional internal CIA document assuring compliance with the Common Rule signed off by the Institutional Review Board involved.
2. d) All affirmations of Compliance Oversight from the Office of Human Subject Research Protections.
2. e) All Waivers of Consent from the Secretary of Defense or any other federal agency, as applicable, including the full reasons for these waivers.
3) Complete Documentation with precise details on Location and Field of Operation where scientific instruments and/or weapons are being utilized or tested, "wittingly" or "unwittingly," overtly or covertly, on human beings--namely US immigrants, citizens or any individuals present in the USA whether temporarily or permanently, currently or formerly.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Karl Pensworth

From: Department of Defense, Defense Innovation Unit (DIUx)

Good Morning

Below is information related to your FOIA request. We provided information back on October 31, 2019 and it is attached. For information related to documents from National Science Foundation you may forward your request to the following address:

National Science Foundation
Attn: FOIA Officer
2415 Eisenhower Avenue
Alexandria, Virginia 22314

Email: foia@nsf.gov
Phone: (703) 292-8060
Fax: (703) 292-9041

For directions on information from the National Institute of Health access the below link:

National Institute of Health


DARPA information can be requested through the following:

Office of Freedom of Information
1155 Defense Pentagon
Washington, D.C., 20301-1155.

To contact the office by phone, please dial (571) 372-0435.

Hope this helps.