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Five minutes with . . . Wellcome Trust’s Nicola Perrin

BMJ 2016; 352 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i278 (Published 19 January 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;352:i278
  1. Nigel Hawkes
  1. 1London

The UK biomedical research charity the Wellcome Trust has appointed an independent panel to review requests to access data from industry sponsored clinical trials. The BMJ asked the trust’s head of policy, Nicola Perrin, to explain why

“The website www.clinicalstudydatarequest.com was originally set up by GlaxoSmithKline in May 2013 as a portal to access trial data. It has grown, and there are now 13 companies who provide data and others wanting to join.

“The Wellcome Trust got involved because it believes strongly in the value …

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