BigPharma fights against clinical data disclosure – AllTrials updates

The head of Europe’s pharmaceutical industry body has threatened “a series of lawsuits” in case the European Medicines Agency (EMA) will go ahead with plans to publish more of the clinical trial information it holds, AllTrials campaigners says. Particularly, the debate is whether the regulatory body should release Clinical Study Reports (CSRs) after the drug has been approved. […]

Letter to the European Medical Agency: release clinical trials data

Clinical trials are the very heart of modern medicine. Every time we want to know if a new drug discovered in labs is effective, we conduct a “simple” Randomized Controlled Trial (RCT), a fascinatingly basic experiment known to humans since biblical time. RCTs are a very potent tools to help patients, doctors and regulatory bodies to understand […]