Central Ethics Review to Meet the Needs of Canadian Researchers
We Remain Independent and Unbiased in Reviewing Research
Performing Ethics Review for Canadian Researchers
Canadian SHIELD Ethics Review Board was formed to expedite research at private practices in Canada and the USA. The administrative staff of Canadian SHIELD has extensive experience both within the pharmaceutical industry and at the research site. The Board administrator understands the needs of study sponsors based on more than 18 years of drug development experience and has implemented streamlined procedures to minimize the administrative burden to both the sponsor and the Investigator.
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A Research Ethics Board for the Independent Review of Clinical Research Conducted in a Private Practice Setting
Bridging the Gap:
In Canada, REBs are usually associated with hospitals or universities where academic research is the focus of their review. Proportional research review that aligns with the relevant Regulations. Our experienced Team ensures your REB review fits the needs of the Research Question.
Canadian SHIELD provides a guarantee to Health Canada, the USA government, and the European Union (EU) that it functions in a manner consistent with the provisions of Canadian Food & Drug Regulations, Division 5 (1024 Clinical Trials), HHS Regulations for Protection of Human Subjects (21 CFR 50 & 56 and 45 CFR 46), and ICH (GCP E.6 section 3). FDA Registration: IRB00004157, OHRP Registration: IORG0003491
Canadian SHIELD Ethics Review Board (CSERB) was formed to expedite clinical trials conducted in private practices across Canada.
The staff of Canadian SHIELD has extensive experience both within the pharma industry and at the research site while Board members are active researchers in private practice and hospital/university-based research.
The administrative burden on both the sponsor as well as the site staff has been carefully reviewed to ensure the focus remains on the review of the proposed study and not the paperwork.
Canadian SHIELD Ethics Review Board is an independent body not associated with any research site, SMO, CRO, or study sponsor.