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Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine backs greater transparency in clinical trials

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5381 (Published 01 September 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5381
  1. Matthew Limb
  1. 1London

Members of the UK Faculty of Pharmaceutical Medicine have expressed backing for greater transparency in clinical trials in their first survey on the topic.1 They showed clear support for registration of all clinical trials, earlier publication of the summary results, and increased access to trial data.

Last year the charity Sense About Science, The BMJ, and other supporters of transparency in research established the AllTrials initiative (alltrials.net), which calls for registration of all clinical trials and for full study results and reports to be made publicly available.2 Earlier this year members of the …

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