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What is
a clinical trial?

It’s testing medications to help advance medical research.

It's spending time with other participants in a great environment.

It’s also about receiving compensation through an indemnity.

Come and Visit Us

You're interested in clinical studies, but you're not sure of the implications?
Come directly on site to open your file and ask all your questions.
We are located at 1100 Beaumont Avenue in Montreal, just in front of the Metro Acadie and our opening hours are Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fact or Fiction

You can experience side effects while on a study.

True. As with any medication, there may be a risk of side effects which we will explain to you at your screening visit.

Not many people participate in clinical studies.

False. In 2015, we had 5 643 study participations and 171 865 people in our participant database.

You don’t get well compensated.

False. In 2015, the average indemnity was $1,634.

Learn more

How does it work?


Medical Exam


Clinic stay


Follow up visits


Your Voice Has Been Heard! Internet Connection 10 Times Faster!

In order to allow participants to download content and watch videos faster in the clinics, we have increased the speed of the Internet connection. Each participant can now benefit from an Internet speed that is 10 times faster than before.

Your satisfaction is our priority. We hope you will enjoy this change! It is thanks to your comments that we are able to better your experience with Alta. Don’t hesitate to send us a message if you have any suggestions for us in the future!

What to bring?

Your tablet or laptop to take advantage of the free WiFi.

A good book for relaxing in our comfortable armchairs.

Your ipod or MP3 player to help you gently drift to sleep.

See a list of items to bring

Contact us

Monday to Friday 8 a.m to 8 p.m

Saturday 9 a.m to 5 p.m

Sunday 10 a.m to 5 p.m

Toll free 1 888 758-6312

Phone (514) 381-2546

Acadie 179
Don’t forget that there is lots of construction in and around Montreal this Summer. Make sure to leave early enough to make it here on time.