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What’s next for clinical trials?

BMC is celebrating Clinical Trials Day 2018 by curating a selection of recent article highlights on clinical trials, coinciding with the Society for Clinical Trials 2018 Conference, of which our journal Trials is a proud sponsor.

Clinical Trials Day Quiz at BMCTest yourself with our Clinical Trials Day Quiz!

In celebration of Clinical Trials Day we’re challenging you with a quiz on recent initiatives to improve trial conduct and reporting, and ultimately reduce waste in research. 

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What’s next for trial registration?

The ISRCTN Registry team provide an insight into the dynamic nature of trial registration, and the role it plays in the ever-changing landscape of clinical trials in their new blog.


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Featured articles

No matter what your design, pilot studies are crucial for conducting efficient and cost-effective trials

Pilot and Feasibility Studies

Pilot and Feasibility Studies is uniquely positioned to improve the design, conduct and reporting of these studies, along with the studies that they will directly influence. The journal considers general methodology, commentaries, study protocols and research papers - regardless of outcome or significance of findings.

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Featured blog

Clinical Trials Timeline  

A timeline for conducting your clinical trial

Recap on our timeline for conducting your clinical trial, where BMC invited some of the greats in the field to comment on why each stage is important to a trial, what should be considered, and why it should be considered at that point in the trial timeline.​​​​​​​
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ISRCTN Trial Registry

ISRCTN trial registry

The ISRCTN registry is a primary clinical trial registry recognized by WHO and ICMJE that accepts all clinical research studies (whether proposed, ongoing or completed), providing content validation and curation and the unique identification number necessary for publication. 

Why register with us?

  • Register any study design at any time – we accept prospective and retrospective   registration
  • Benefit from editorial help – expert editors will advise you and update your study at key milestones
  • Bring your research to a wider audience – records include plain English summaries and appear on the WHO and UKCTG portals
  • Share all aspects of your study – records can include data sharing plans and basic results

Register your trial today