HREBA Reviewing All Cancer Studies

The HREBA Cancer Committee is now receiving all new adult and pediatric cancer studies from across Alberta which require ethics review.  This significant step continues the harmonization of the work of Alberta’s research ethics boards.

Studies which have been approved by other ethics boards in the province will be transferred to HREBA during April 2016.  More information is available in this background document.

Expanded External View Access to the IRISS System

To assist researchers whose studies, in addition to ethics review, also require approvals from Alberta Health Services (AHS) or Covenant Health, the Health Research Ethics Board of Alberta (HREBA) at Alberta Innovates (AI) is providing AHS and Covenant Health with expanded access to the IRISS system.

This new agreement will streamline processes and eliminate duplication and result in greater efficiency.

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