Additional Information

Opening a Research Finance Account

Once the contract has been finalized and HiREB approval has been obtained, a research account should be opened. You can find the form to be completed through Research Finance.

Research Integrity

Hamilton Health Sciences is committed to promoting research integrity. Investigators and Institutional Personnel shall strive to follow the best research practices honestly, accountably, openly and fairly in the search for and in the dissemination of knowledge. All research involving humans shall be conducted in a manner that is sensitive to the inherent worth of all human beings and the respect and consideration that they are due.

For more information, please read our Research Integrity Policy:  http://policy.hhsc.ca/Site_Published/hhsc/document_render.aspx?documentRender.IdType=6&documentRender.GenericField=&documentRender.Id=83467

Document Storage

As part of the clinical trials process , you may be required to store documents related to the clinical trial for a period of time. On-site storage is the responsibility of the Principal Investigator and requirements can be found in the RES Research Documentation Storage Protocol policy on corp-web.

For off-site storage, the sponsor is responsible for paying the costs. You can make your own arrangements, or contact Research Administration to arrange for storage through the office.  The spreadsheet Research Content Storage Spreadsheet is available on corpweb and must be completed and emailed to researchstoragereq@hhsc.ca

Bay Area Research Logistics

Bay Area Research Logistics is working to revolutionize the way clinical supply is managed. Located in the heart of downtown Hamilton, Bay Area Research Logistics is a cGMP compliant facility, staffed by a team of specialists that only focus on clinical trials. Their dedication, experience and knowledge ensures seamless coordination of clinical trial logistics from drug procurement to blinding, packaging, labelling, storing and distribution for large, global-scale trials as well as for small scale INDs. Bay Area Research Logistics also has experience in the design and packaging for all phases of clinical trials, from pilot studies through Phase IV clinical trials. 

Bay Area Research Logistics is an operating company of Bay Area Health Trust. Dedicated to successful partnerships between hospitals and the for-profit private sector, Bay Area Health Trust leverages its unique affiliation with Hamilton Health Sciences through its operating companies to promote entrepreneurship, growth and value in support of our mandate. 

For more information, please visit their website at: https://bayarearesearchlogistics.com/