Corporate report

Retrospective review of clinical trial awards 2000 to 2012

As part of a 2017 review of clinical trials outcomes, outputs and impact monitoring returns were reviewed to update and confirm findings of the previous review.



Update of the 2013 review of MRC clinical trials awards between 2009 and 2012 (PDF)

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This report provides information about the 2017 review of clinical trials between 2009 and 2012 in the light of further data being collected.

The review found that:

  • the proportion registered in a public trials registry increased from 94% in 2013 to 98% in 2017
  • 98% of clinical trials had published results, 88% of those were published within two years and 71% published within one year
  • of the two unpublished trials, one had been submitted for publication since the initial review.

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