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  • 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre
    Sun Life Financial Tower
    150 King St West
    Toronto, ON
    M5H 1J9

The University Health Network Research Ethics Board is pleased to announce this year’s REB Retreat at the St. Andrew’s Club & Conference Centre. This annual event is an educational and networking opportunity for REB members and staff to learn about current research ethics issues. This year’s session will highlight the operation of centralized and provincial research ethics board review processes and provide the opportunity to discuss new tools to assist in the development of research protocols.

5:00 – 5:15 pm                   Opening Remarks          
                                           Robert D. Inman, BA, MD
                                           Senior Scientist, Krembil Research Institute
                                           Professor, Department of Immunology, University
​                                             of Toronto                                           
​                                           University Health Network
5:15 – 6:00 pm                   CTO Stream - An Update on the Streamlined
​                                             Research Ethics Review System
                                           Susan Marlin, MSc
                                           President & CEO                       
                                           Clinical Trials Ontario
6:00 – 6:15 pm                   Dessert/Refreshment Break
6:15 – 7:00 pm                   SPIRIT protocol guidance: Driving quality and
​                                             efficiency in clinical trials

                                           An-Wen Chan, MD, DPhil (Oxon), FRCPC
                                           Vice Chair, Women’s College REB
                                           Phelan Scientist, Women's College Research
                                           Associate Professor, Dept. of Medicine, University
​                                             of Toronto
                                           Staff Dermatologist, Women's College Hospital
7:00 – 7:45 pm                   Multi-centre versus single centre REB reviews:
​                                             how do they differ?

                                           Janet Manzo
​                                           Executive Director, Ontario Cancer Research
​                                           Ethics Board

                                           Richard Sugarman, MSW, RSW
                                           Chair, Ontario Cancer Research Ethics Board    
7:45 – 8:00 pm                   Questions/Discussion/Wrap Up

Wednesday, November 30, 2016 - 17:00 to 20:00