Center InformationNew England IRB 197 First Avenue, Suite 250 Needham, MA 02494 P/ 617.243.3924 F/ 617.969.1310
Currently Enrolling Trials
Founded in 1988, New England Independent Review Board® (New England IRB) is one of the original independent IRBs established to meet the review needs of sponsors, contract research organizations (CROs), and investigators across the United States. Today, New England IRB is the preferred provider of ethical review services to New England’s fast-growing bio-pharmaceutical industry.
Located in the greater Boston-Cambridge area, New England IRB provides a strong regional presence for high-quality, full-service independent review. For single and multi-site studies spanning all phases of research, New England IRB is the definition of innovation and clinical research leadership in the Northeast.
Committed to Quality
For over 28 years, New England IRB has provided personalized service to our clients, while maintaining the highest standards of ethical review. At New England IRB, we understand that your needs are unique and we strive to complement your best practices with ethics and integrity.
Exceptional Customer Service
We offer a single point of contact and give you a dedicated client team that handles your study from submission to renewal.
Short Review Timelines
With two Board review deadlines per week, and protocol decisions communicated within 24 hours of the meeting, our turnaround times are outstanding. Even better – additional sites are reviewed within 24-48 hours of complete submissions.
Accelerated Study Start-Up
As a member of the WIRB-Copernicus Group® (WCG™) family of companies, we can reduce study start-up time for the local sites involved in your research, eliminating 45-60 days from your timeline.
Unparalleled Quality And Compliance
We have been fully accredited by the Association for the Accreditation of Human Research Protections Programs® (AAHRPP) since 2003, and are in good standing with FDA.
Targeted Site Selection
Through our relationship with WCG, you have access to the largest investigator database in the United States. We can help you to target the most reliable and efficient investigators in every therapeutic area.