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BMJ 2017; 356 doi: (Published 08 February 2017) Cite this as: BMJ 2017;356:j677
  1. Ben Goldacre, senior clinical research fellow1,
  2. Erick Turner, associate professor2
  3. On behalf of the OpenTrials team
  1. 1Centre for Evidence Based Medicine, Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford OX2 6GG, UK
  2. 2Department of Psychiatry and Department of Pharmacology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
  1. ben.goldacre{at}

Good progress has been made since Turner’s paper on how to find data on the Food and Drug Administration’s website was published in 2013.1 We have now made a public facing tool that makes …

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