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How to upload results and update entries on clinical trial registers

Here you’ll find the steps required to update and add results to entries on the US clinical trials register,, and to the EU Clinical Trials Register.


Researchers have an overriding set of ethical and legal obligations to report results from clinical trials. It should be a professional goal to ensure summary […]

12th March 2019|

Government: ‘clinical trials transparency is vital to the integrity of research’

February 22, 2019: The Department of Health and Social Care has today responded to the Research Integrity: Clinical Trials Transparency Report, published by the House of Commons Science & Technology Committee in October 2018. 

Baroness Blackwood, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Health (Lords), noted in the Government report released today that “Only […]

22nd February 2019|

MPs put UK universities on notice: Report results from clinical trials or be called to parliament to explain why not

London, Thursday, January 24, 2019: UK universities could be brought in front of the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee if they fail to improve the reporting of clinical trials. The Committee has announced that it has put universities ‘on notice’ and will ask them to explain themselves in a follow-up evidence session if they […]

24th January 2019|

Hundreds of clinical trials ruled to be breaking the law

A judge in New York has ruled that hundreds of clinical
trials registered on are breaking the law by not reporting results.

The ruling came in a court case launched against the US Department of Health and Human Services by two plaintiffs, a family doctor and a professor of journalism. The case focused on clinical trials […]

5th March 2020|

Half of US clinical trials are breaking the law on reporting results

research has shown that the majority of clinical trials which should be following
the US law on reporting results aren’t. Less than half (41%) of clinical trial
results were reported on time and 1 in 3 trials (36%) remain unreported.

The research
also found that clinical trials sponsored by companies are the most likely to
have reported results and […]

17th January 2020|

AllTrials guide to asking academic institutions about missing results

When university and hospital trusts were called to the UK parliament last
year to answer questions on why they were not following the rules on
reporting results, we saw how effective the questioning from politicians
was. Those of you who watched the parliamentary session saw the pressure the university
representatives were put under. Because the politicians asked direct questions
about specific unreported […]

17th January 2020|

UK universities and NHS trusts that flout the rules on clinical trials identified in report to Parliament

An AllTrials report for the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee this week has found that 33 NHS trust sponsors and six UK universities are reporting none of their clinical trial results, while others have gone from 0% to 100% following an announcement from the Select Committee in January that universities and NHS […]

24th October 2019|

Tell the UK’s research regulator to do more on clinical trial transparency

The UK body
that oversees health research is writing a new strategy on clinical trial
transparency and it wants to hear opinions on

The Health
Research Authority (HRA) says its strategy aims to “make transparency easy,
make compliance clear and make information public.” It has opened a public
consultation on the strategy and some plans on the steps it will […]

29th July 2019|

Clinical trial transparency on the line at the World Health Assembly

This week the World Health Assembly will be asked to support more transparency around the costs and pricing of medicines. The WHA is the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation made up of representatives from the WHO’s 194 member countries. A ‘transparency resolution’ on costs and prices of medicines will be discussed at the […]

20th May 2019|

MPs call on government to take responsibility for clinical trial transparency

MPs have issued a strong call for the government to take responsibility for getting missing clinical
trial results reported today. The House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee
report on Research integrity: clinical trials transparency makes a series of recommendations to
Government including high level political leadership on transparency to setting up a detailed audit of
reporting rates […]

30th October 2018|