AllTrials Goes Viral with a Video Campaign

Following the crowdfunding campaign lunched at the end of last year, the OpenAccess movement AllTrial wants to get viral with a video that shows the bad side of medical research: the “publication bias”. AllTrial is a no-profit organization which tries to sensitize the public, the doctors and the policy makers about the huge, uncontrolled problem of unpublished Clinical Trials. […]

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 […]

PeerJ like Amazon: ‘it can be cheaper’!

From August 1st, researchers will have another option to choose from when it comes to scientific publication. It’s called PeerJ. No need to say that is Gold Open Access. This journal moves on from the two current systems for scholarly publishing: 1) Researcher doesn’t pay to publish the article, but the journal charges the community […]