More than 3,100 institutions, hospitals, and academic medical centers trust Advarra® to ensure compliant research conduct. Advarra’s people, processes and platform provide transparency into projects. This gives you greater control and the ability to monitor what’s happening across all studies — no matter the location — at your institution in real time. Advarra can serve as your external support and compliance partner for everything from single investigational sites to multiple site research consortia and therapeutic networks.

Thorough Review

Above all, you can trust Advarra to provide high-integrity review and feedback regardless of project size, scope or complexity.

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Experienced Project Managers

Advarra’s coordinators help you streamline tasks and reach a full understanding of compliance recommendations.

Real-Time Reporting

With web-based technologies that are available anytime, anywhere, you can log in to view projects and plan ahead.

Providing Compliance Without Compromise

Simplified Communication to Support Faster Submission and Review

Turnaround Times

Advarra provides standard and rush review services to help you meet demanding schedules. As your partner, Advarra is committed to getting your studies started on time and helping you reach critical decisions quickly.

Review Item
Submission to Decision

New protocol and initial informed consent for multisite studies (full board review)

4 business days

New protocol and initial informed consent (minimal risk review)

1-2 business days

New site for a multisite study

1 business day

Flexible Solutions Tailored for Each Institution

Advarra works with each institution to ensure that institutional policies and other local concerns are appropriately addressed, including development of institution-specific informed consent text and collaboration with local research office requirements. An experienced point of contact is always available to assist with inquiries regarding studies under Advarra oversight.

Leading Intelligence for Every Research Program

Therapeutic Expertise

Advarra offers extensive expertise across all major therapeutic areas, and continues to pioneer highly specialized review services for areas such as oncology and neurology. Across all major and niche therapeutic areas, throughout every stage of research, Advarra provides expert-led IRB services.

Broad Institutional Support Experience

Advarra can provide support for academic medical centers, colleges, universities, hospital systems, community hospitals, nursing facilities and other centers that may or may not have local IRBs. Advarra can also serve as an institution’s IRB where there is not a local IRB with jurisdiction or where the local IRB defers jurisdiction in writing to Advarra.

Going Beyond the Basics

Advarra also offers a variety of customizable training options for investigators and research support staff. Moreover, Advarra’s utmost focus is on review quality. An expert team works with each institution to make sure human subject protection issues are considered appropriately, and that proper levels of subject matter expertise are dedicated to study reviews.

Technology Enabled Solutions for Streamlined Processes

Center for IRB Intelligence (CIRBI) Platform

The Online Platform Setting the Gold Standard in Review Quality, Submission Turnaround Time and Document Accessibility

Spend less time on paperwork. Increase visibility into your research with a robust, Part 11 compliant electronic system. Expand and support your research programs in new ways. With Advarra’s expert-led solutions, IRB-Ready® approach and powerful IRB platform, your investigative team can conduct research with greater efficiency and security.

The Advarra CIRBI Platform, a paperless, cloud-based IRB submission and review system, will enable you to create shared workspaces with customizable settings for relevant stakeholders in your institution, supporting efficiencies across your entire research enterprise.

Easy Submission via Advarra’s Technology Program

Thorough IRB Review

Rapid Turnaround and Clear Reporting

Simplified Continuation, Change and Event Handling

Throughout The Process:

Dedicated Project Manager, Real-Time Tracking, Direct Communication and Guidance, Data Retention for Fast Follow-Up

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