In a recent blog Dr Ben Goldacre, from Oxford University DataLab, describes the concept of OpenTrials, an open platform for locating and sharing all freely available data and documents from … Continue Reading OpenTrials: all clinical trial data in one place
In a recent article published by the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Bauchner et al, reflect on the ethical obligations and scientific necessity of clinical trial data sharing. … Continue Reading The ethical obligation of data sharing
Following the publication of a controversial editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine, the Health Affairs Blog recently took a closer look at the risks and benefits of sharing … Continue Reading How do we ensure that data sharing benefits all?
Clinical trials with negative results have traditionally been viewed as ‘failures’. However, in the current age of transparency, there is a strong movement to ensure that all data, positive or negative … Continue Reading Phase III cancer clinical trials: the positive side of negative results
On February 29th 2016, the 15th Annual International Publication Planning Association (TIPPA) meeting convened for two days in San Diego, CA to discuss the evolving challenges impacting on the publications community. … Continue Reading Meeting report: Summary of Day 2 of the 2016 TIPPA Meeting
On February 29th 2016, the 15th Annual International Publication Planning Association (TIPPA) meeting convened in San Diego, CA for two days to discuss the evolving challenges impacting on the publications community. The … Continue Reading Meeting report: Summary of Day 1 of the 2016 TIPPA Meeting
It is established best-practice that all clinical trial outcomes should be pre-specified in a trial protocol and on a clinical trial registry and then reported once the trial is complete. … Continue Reading Fixing the problem of outcome-switching in clinical trials
The next COPE (Committee on Publication Ethics) forum is on Friday 12th February 2016, when the subject of data sharing will be discussed. Data sharing, as an indication of improving … Continue Reading Data sharing and transparency – COPE would like your views?
In general, scientists laud the concept of transparency and data sharing but a recent article “Don’t let transparency ruin science” by Stephan Lewandowsky and Dorothy Bishop highlights that care is … Continue Reading Harassment – a potential unwelcome consequence of transparency?
Data transparency is a hot topic at the moment and there are many different views, not only on the best way to proceed, but also on the advantages and disadvantages … Continue Reading Individual patient data sharing – have we considered all angles?
Author: Jo Chapman, PhD (Aspire Scientific Ltd) Over two days last week, around 250 delegates and exhibitors braved sub-zero temperatures to attend the European meeting of the International Society for … Continue Reading Meeting report: Summary of Day 2 of the 2016 European ISMPP Meeting
Author: Jo Chapman, PhD (Aspire Scientific Ltd) Over two days last week, around 250 delegates and exhibitors braved sub-zero temperatures to attend the European meeting of the International Society for … Continue Reading Meeting report: Summary of Day 1 of the 2016 European ISMPP Meeting
Clinical trial data sharing is increasingly viewed as important and an ethical obligation. To help facilitate and expedite the process of clinical data sharing, the International Committee of Medical Journal … Continue Reading ICMJE propose plans to facilitate data sharing from clinical trials
While improvements in technology have made openness and transparency in scientific reporting more straight-forward, some researchers are still reticent to share data, material and analysis freely. Efforts to encourage openness … Continue Reading Encouraging openness and transparency in scientific reporting: Are you PRO?
Want to know what the highlights were from the 2016 ISMPP European Meeting? See the #ISMPP tweet stream here
The 2016 European meeting of the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) has just finished. Hopefully, the tweet stream below will be helpful in providing highlights of what was presented at … Continue Reading Want to know what the highlights were from the 2016 ISMPP European Meeting? See the #ISMPP tweet stream here
The distribution of clinical data is a hot topic at the moment but the sharing of individual participant data is a more sensitive issue. Towards the end of 2015 BMC … Continue Reading Guidelines on the sharing of individual participant data from publicly funded trials