AD8 Permission Policy
Washington University grants permission to use and reproduce The AD8: The Washington University Dementia Screening Test, also referred to as the “Eight-item Interview to Differentiate Aging and Dementia” (the “AD8”),without modification or editing of any kind solely for (1) clinical care purposes, defined as a physician’s use of the AD8 for non-research patient care services, and (2) non-commercial research, defined as investigator-initiated clinical research that is not funded or supported, in whole or in part, by any for-profit entity (collectively, the “Purpose”). The Purpose specifically excludes any use, reproduction, publication, and/or distribution of the AD8 for any other reason or purpose, including without limitation (a) the sale, distribution, publication, or transfer of the AD8for any consideration or commercial value; (b) the creation of any derivative works of the AD8, including translations thereof; (c) the use of the AD8 as a marketing tool for the promotion or sale of any drug; (d) incorporation of the AD8 in an electronic medical record application software; and/or (e) any use of the AD8 in connection with research or clinical trials that are supported, in whole or in part, by any for-profit entity.
Individuals or corporations intending to use the AD8 for any use other than the Purpose stated above, including clinical trial or commercial purposes, must obtain WU’s prior written permission, granted by an authorized representative of WU. Please contact Andrea Denny (314-362-0433) for more information.
Copyright 2005. The Eight-item Informant Interview to Differentiate Aging and Dementia is a copyrighted instrument of Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri. All Rights Reserved.