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Research Ethics Board (REB)

Unity Health Toronto Research Ethics Board

  • Unity Health Toronto Research Ethics Board (REB) ensures that research involving the participation of humans meets current scientific and ethical research standards for the protection of human research participants. The Research Ethics Board reviews all proposed research from scientific and ethical perspectives before the research is started, and promotes the research ethics education of the research community. For more information visit:
  • A St. Joseph’s Clinical Research Study Impact Approval Form must be complete for all trials being submitted to the network REB. Please complete all required authorizing signature and submit to: Laura Tomat

Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) Research Ethics Board

Clinical Trials Ontario (CTO) is an independent, non-profit organization established with support from the Government of Ontario. Their mandate is to work collaboratively with the clinical trials community, the public, and various partners to attract clinical trial investment to Ontario.
The streamlined ethics review system aims to decrease the time to getting clinical trials started by having ethics review completed by a single, qualified research ethics board performing the review for all sites involved in a study.

For more information visit:

How to Submit CIA through CTO stream

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