Thursday, February 18, 2016

U.S. Medical Schools Are Faulted for Failing to Report Results of Human Trials

The Chronicle of Higher Education
Paul Basken
February 18, 2016
Only about 29 percent of completed medical trials conducted at major American academic centers

lead to published or reported results within two years, according to one of the most detailed

analyses of the problem.

The findings, published on Wednesday in BMJ, suggest that universities and their funders still are

falling well short on a major yardstick of open science and of responsibility to participating patients.

"The academic institutions are doing very little about this — nothing, in fact," said a lead author,

Harlan M. Krumholz, a professor of medicine at Yale University.
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