Lack of Transparency in Clinical Trials Results Harms Us All


Clinical trials are critically important to society. Our healthcare in many cases is at stake.  In 2007, the United States Congress passed legislation requiring that clinical trial sponsors (commercial, academic, etc.) post clinical trial results on within one year of study completion.  The Universities for Essential Medicines (UAEM) has partnered with non-profit group TranspariMED to produce an analysis as to compliance with transparency results.  This rule was finalized a decade later and since then nearly a third of the results are precluded. It is apparent from the study that a significant amount of clinical trial results is not reported on. The reporting track record of institutions in the United States and United Kingdom are not great. Follow the link to read the report and find out which institutions evidence a greater clinical trial results reporting track record.

Key Findings:

Only 15 out of the forty universities assessed are in full compliance with U.S. trial disclosure law, while 25 universities are in violation of the law. There are large variations in individual universities’ performance. Some major medical research universities have posted ...

Note:  If you need assistance with your subscription or would like to discuss a corporate subscription for more than 10 employees please contact us or use the chat (bottom right).

$5 / Month
Individuals at home that are reading our content for personal health care or other non-professional reasons.
Like a Starbucks a month
Personal - Single Payment
$50 for 1 Year
Individuals - reading for personal reasons who prefer to pay for one year in advance with no recurring billing.
18% discount to monthly
$12 / Month
Professionals from the healthcare industry who are subscribing on behalf of their company for work reasons.
Way better than coffee