Do they share clinical trial results?

  • 15 Mar 18

The FDAAA TrialsTracker, identifies every individual clinical trial that fails to report its results, live online. Now everyone can see the individual institutes, companies and researchers responsible for unreported trials, the very day they go overdue.


Stephen Hawking died

  • 14 Mar 18

Theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking died on Tuesday, March 14 at the age of 76.


International Women's Day (IWD2018 March 8)

  • 07 Mar 18

Turkish Clinical Research Association celebrates International Women's Day..


Proteus Effect..

  • 25 Feb 18

The positive treatment effects in early clinical trials for chronic diseases decreases in subsequent trials: Proteus effect..


Importance of postmarketing surveillance for safety..

  • 04 Feb 18

According to a study published in JAMA, among the 222 novel drugs approved by FDA between 2001-2010 and followed to 2017, 71 (32%) of them had new safety issues. Biologics, psychiatric therapeutics, and accelerated and near–regulatory deadline approval had the largest number of new safety warnings.


Payment and Reimbursement to Research Subjects - FDA Information Sheet

  • 02 Feb 18

FDA published an information sheet for Payment and Reimbursement to Research Subjects.


EORTC organised an Independent Data Review Committee (IDRC) workshop..

  • 02 Feb 18

EORTC organised an Independent Data Monitoring (IDRW) Committee workshop in the EORTC Headquarters in Brussels. Dr. Hamdi Akan from Turkey was there.


PubMed funding problem!

  • 01 Feb 18

One of the largest scientific database software that contains more than 27 million citations; PUBMED is facing funding problems.


FDA Launches Pilot Program to Improve Transparency of Clinical Trial Information..

  • 22 Jan 18

FDA has launched a new pilot program that will evaluate whether disclosing certain information within clinical study reports (CSRs) following approval of a new drug application (NDA) enhances public access to drug approval information. A CSR is a portion of a drug file, related to a clinical trial, that includes summaries of the bottom-line information on the methods and results of a clinical trial.


Efficacy of new Cancer drugs: do they work?

  • 10 Jan 18

Among new cancer drugs approved between 2003 and 2013, up to one in five have no benefit for the patient. Fewer than half (43%) of the cancer drugs evaluated were found to increase Overall Survival (OS) by at least 3 months. A further 11% of the 53 drugs evaluated increased OS by less than 3 months, while 15% had an indeterminate effect on OS. The remaining 16 (30%) cancer drugs did not demonstrate an increase in OS over alternative treatments,