transparency
Study: Transparency Lacking in Biomedical Literature
Study: Transparency Lacking in Biomedical Literature
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 4, 2016
Few authors make their full data available and most published papers do not clearly state funding sources and conflicts of interest.
Clinical Trial Data Underreported: Study
Clinical Trial Data Underreported: Study
Kerry Grens | Nov 16, 2015
One-third of the human experiments for approved drugs failed transparency requirements.
Using FOIA to Read Scientists’ Emails
Using FOIA to Read Scientists’ Emails
Kerry Grens | Sep 8, 2015
Journalists and activists use the Freedom of Information Act to expose academics’ relationships with industry.
More Transparency in IRB-Industry Ties
More Transparency in IRB-Industry Ties
Kerry Grens | Jul 13, 2015
Conflicts of interest among institutional review board members are disclosed more often than they were a decade ago, according to a survey of academics.
Device Trials Go Unpublished
Device Trials Go Unpublished
Kerry Grens | Jun 24, 2015
Just half of the clinical studies used to gain premarket approval for cardiac devices ever make it into the scientific literature.
EPA Reform Bills Considered
EPA Reform Bills Considered
Kerry Grens | Mar 5, 2015
If passed, Republican-led efforts to change the US Environmental Protection Agency’s handling of science may never make it past the President’s desk.
IOM Urges Data Sharing
IOM Urges Data Sharing
Kerry Grens | Jan 15, 2015
The Institute of Medicine says results from human clinical trials ought to be made available to independent researchers within 18 months.
Push For Data Disclosure
Push For Data Disclosure
Kerry Grens | Nov 21, 2014
Two federal health agencies released proposed rules that would tighten the requirements for reporting clinical trial results.
EMA Gearing Up for Transparency
EMA Gearing Up for Transparency
Kerry Grens | Jun 16, 2014
The European Medicines Agency is preparing for a new policy that will release rarely-seen clinical trial reports for independent scrutiny.  
More Openness on Lab Animals
More Openness on Lab Animals
Kerry Grens | May 15, 2014
Dozens of U.K. research groups agree to publicly disclose more information about their animal subjects.