The Health Research Ethics Board of Alberta (HREBA), housed at Alberta Innovates – Health Solutions, is the provincial board that brings together three former Research Ethics Boards (REB) reconstituted as committees operating as one REB.

HREBA – Clinical Trials Committee (CTC)

    • Formerly the Research Ethics Review Committee (RERC), the CTC reviews all clinical trials (other than cancer-related studies) conducted in a community setting by physicians and other qualified health professionals who are not conducting the research as part of a faculty appointment/academic appointee with the University of Alberta or the University of Calgary.

HREBA – Community Health Committee (CHC)

    • Formerly the Community Research Ethics Board of Alberta (CREBA), the CHC reviews studies (other than cancer-related studies or clinical trials) conducted in a community setting by Principal Investigators of all disciplines who are not conducting the research as part of a faculty appointment/academic appointee with the University of Alberta or the University of Calgary

HREBA – Cancer Committee (CC)

    • Formerly the Alberta Cancer Research Ethics Review Committee (ACREC), the CC reviews all cancer-related studies.
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For more information:
Karine Morin, LLM, Executive Director, Platforms
Karine.Morin@albertainnovates.ca
(780) 429-9349

Contact Us

General inquiries regarding HREBA: info@hreba.ca

General inquiries regarding HREBA-CTC research reviews: clinicaltrials@hreba.ca

General inquiries regarding HREBA-CHC research reviews: communityhealth@hreba.ca

General inquiries regarding HREBA-CC research reviews: cancer@hreba.ca

Are you interested in having a role in research ethics in Alberta?

The HREBA Cancer Committee is recruiting new members.  Are you interested?