Linking ClinicalTrials.gov and PubMed to Track Results of Interventional Human Clinical Trials

Plosone: 7/9/13

In an effort to understand how results of human clinical trials are made public, we analyze a large set of clinical trials registered at ClinicalTrials.gov, the world’s largest clinical trial registry.

Materials and Methods

We considered two trial result artifacts: (1) existence of a trial result journal article that is formally linked to a registered trial or (2) the deposition of a trial’s basic summary results within the registry. Read More