ANNOUNCEMENT: November 1, 2016 - Alberta Innovates Announced

ANNOUNCEMENT: November 1, 2016 - Alberta Innovates Announced

On November 1, 2016, Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions (AIHS) became part of Alberta Innovates (AI). All references to Alberta Innovates - Health Solutions should be changed to Alberta Innovates.

ANNOUNCEMENT: November 4, 2016 - Updates and Changes to IRISS

Changes and updates have been made to the Institutional Research Information Services Solution (IRISS). This platform is used by researchers and reviewers to record and organize study information.

ANNOUNCEMENT: July 1, 2016 - Cancer Committee Follows Standard Operating Procedures»

The HREBA Cancer Committee has adopted the CAREB/N2 Standard Operating Procedures. These procedures ensure that the Board protects the rights and safety of study participants.

ANNOUNCEMENT: Effective immediately - NEW Consent Template for Adult Cancer Studies

All new adult oncology studies are required to use the HREBA main consent template.

HREBA’s Three Committees

The three committees of HREBA work together as one board. For a full list of all HREBA members, please click here.

Cancer Committee »

Cancer Committee »

The HREBA-CC provides ethical review of all new protocols and annual renewals of research studies involving human subjects and/or their personal information submitted by cancer researchers throughout the province.

Clinical Trials Committee »

Clinical Trials Committee »

The HREBA-CTC protects the public by conducting ethical reviews of clinical trials involving human subjects, or their information, submitted by registered Alberta physicians and health professionals.

Community Health Committee »

Community Health Committee »

The HREBA-CHC is a multi-disciplinary committee with members from across Alberta who review health research studies which are neither cancer related nor clinical trials, and are conducted in community settings.


The Institutional Research Information Services Solution

HREBA’s three committees manage all ethics submissions and reviews through the IRISS on-line platform.

If you are already familiar with the committee that you need to submit your ethics applications through, start by registering on IRISS.  Once you have registered you may submit your ethics application online.  If you have questions, contact

IRISS Registration IRISS Login IRISS Resource Page

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