This week in transparency news: March 7 – March 19, 2020

by Staff writer,
Posted on 3/20/2020

Clinical trial transparency in the pharmaceutical industry is continually evolving, and to stay on top of the news, TrialAssure brings a bi-weekly round-up of some of the key stories. Select recent and relevant stories are as follows:

Denmark to introduce sanctions for non-reporting of clinical trial results – TranspariMED

In a guest blog for TranspariMED, Lene Grejs Petersen of the Danish Medicines Agency (DKMA) explains that if sponsors fail to report clinical trial results in Denmark, they can face fines or prison sentences. These measures come after the agency made formal warnings to sponsors in the fall of 2019.

Lene Grejs Petersen has the full story

Train-the-trainer workshop application period is closed – ClinicalTrials.gov

The application period for the Results Database Train-the-Trainer Workshop on May 18-19, 2020 is closed. Those interested in this workshop can refer to the Training Materials page on ClinicalTrials.gov for more information.

Get all the ClinicalTrials.gov updates here

Danish regulator eyes sanctions-including prison time-against trial sponsors that fail to post results—STAT

DKMA is threatening to pursue sanctions, including fines and prison sentences of up to four months, against drug companies and universities that fail to publish their study results in a European database. Most trial results have not been posted since a reminder was published in 2019.

Read Ed Silverman’s piece here

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