On January 21, 2019, the 2018 revision of the Federal Policy for the Protection of Human Subjects (aka the “Common Rule”, found in 45 CFR 46) was implemented. Research that is sponsored or monitored by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (US DHHS – NIH, NCI, OHRP) is subject to this revised regulation, within the confines of existing Canadian regulations and laws. Click the title above for more information (updated memo posted 13Feb2019).
Data Migration Completion
As of October 1, 2018 all open HREBA-CC paper files have been migrated to the IRISS system. Paper/e-mail submissions are no longer accepted as all ethics files are now being processed through IRISS. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions.
February 2018: HREBA has new forms for the Cancer Committee and Clinical Trials Committee: Local Adverse Events Report; Non-Local Adverse Events Report; Additional Reportable Events; and the Protocol Deviation Form. Click title above for link.
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.
(1) Research involving humans includes both adult and pediatric populations, their information and/or samples.
(2) This includes both research that involves or does not involve health information as defined by the Alberta Health Information Act (HIA).
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 email@example.com
Scheduled maintenance: Saturdays and Sundays from 12:00 am to 3:00 am
Please ensure you are logged off the system during this time
as work that has not been saved will be lost.
A confirmed and tentative schedule of outages is posted on the IRISS website