What Happens When Results Data From Clinical Trials Goes Missing? – WSJ
Over the past few years, several studies have indicated that drug makers and academic researchers fail to report results of clinical trials to a U.S. government website.
Only about 15,000 of the approximately 178,000 registered trials in the U.S.’s main database, ClinicalTrials.gov, currently include summaries of results, according to officials at the National Institutes of Health. That works out to a paltry 8%.