Clinical Trials Site

The CNS is a private site for clinical trials in pharmaceuticals (phase II, III, and IV), medical devices (all phases), natural health products, and other novel therapeutics related to
brain and mental health.

Site Capabilities

Operational & Technical

  • Experienced Investigators
  • Clinical research professionals certified in GCP, TCPS2, HIPAA, and Health Canada Division 5
  • Multidisciplinary neurorehabilitation professionals, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, kinesiology, counselling, and speech language pathology
  • Centralized marketing team  
  • Dedicated point of contact for IRB submission, budget, contract, and study management
  • Radiologist on contract  
  • Custom quality management system (QMS), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and internal monitoring procedures 
  • Access to Central and Institutional research ethics boards 
  • Electronic Data Capture (EDC) utilizing Clinical Conductor for point of visit data entry (HIPAA, PIPEDA & PIPA compliant) 
  • CTMS for recruitment, billing, etc. 
  • E-consent 
  • E-source 
  • E-regulatory  
  • Remote monitoring  
  • On-site or decentralized data collection
  • IATA certification
  • Section 56 exemptions for controlled substances
  • Certified in psychedelic-assisted therapy
  • Registered nurse and lab technician on contract

Space & Resources

  • Clinic space in Surrey, central Vancouver, and Abbotsford
  • Multiple treatment/exam rooms  
  • 2 therapy gyms (400 & 600 sqft) 
  • Medical equipment for standard physical exams
  • Access to dry ice
  • Blood draws on site
  • Centrifuge (ambient and refrigerated)
  • Temperature-controlled fridge and -20° freezer
  • Private meeting rooms for screening and consent visits 
  • Dedicated monitoring room for in-person visits, audits, and inspections 
  • Secured storage room with controlled access for investigational products and confidential files; temperature monitoring available
  • Laundry on site
  • 12-lead ECG
  • Urine pregnancy test on site
  • Pharmacy on site (downstairs) 
  • LifeLabs across the street for sample processing
  • Access to Imaging: CT, X-ray, ultrasound, MEG, MRI, fMRI, EEG 
  • Safe for controlled substances
  • Dedicated dosing room for psychedelic-assisted therapy with private washroom attached
  • Participant rest area  
  • Lockers and kitchen for longer visits 

Equipment & Assessments

Contact us to review your study needs.