The Society for Clinical Trials supports United States legislation mandating trials registration. Position paper.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

The official position of the Society for Clinical Trials is to support legislation in the United States and internationally that mandates registration of all controlled clinicals trials at or before enrollment of the first participant. The major trial sponsor would be responsible for ensuring contribution of trial information. The mechanism for registering trials would be through research ethics review boards, and registration would be required for ethics approval and before trial initiation. Standardized data and a unique identification number would be available for each registered trial.

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Cited Authors

  • Dickersin, K; Davis, BR; Dixon, DO; George, SL; Hawkinse, BS; Lachin, J; Peduzzi, P; Pocock, S; Society for Clinical Trials,

Published Date

  • 2004

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 417 - 420

PubMed ID

  • 16279279

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1740-7745

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1191/1740774504cn039oa


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England