Welcome to the Society for Clinical Trials

A Message from 2014-2015 SCT President, KyungMann Kim, PhD

2013-2014 SCT President, Dan SargentWelcome to the Society for Clinical Trials. The Society, in its 36th year, is an international professional organization dedicated to the development and dissemination of knowledge about the best practice in design, conduct, analysis and reporting of clinical trials. We are a unique group of clinical trialists from government, academia, industry and non-profit organizations, and our membership consists of clinicians, statisticians, behavioral scientists, computer scientists, clinical research associates and coordinators, data managers, information technology specialists, research nurses, pharmacologists, health economists, project managers, and ethicists. As such there are no other professional organizations like the Society in its make-up. What we share is a common desire to learn, while advancing the field of clinical trials methodology. Our primary focus for 2014-2015 will be... read more


A multi-site randomized clinical trial to reduce suicidal ideation in suicidal adult outpatients with Major Depressive Disorder: Development of a methodology to enhance safety

Causal inference methods to assess safety upper bounds in randomized trials with noncompliance

Ethical and regulatory issues of pragmatic cluster randomized trials in contemporary health systems

Comparison of two ordinal prediction models: A cancer staging system example

Simplification improves understanding of informed consent information in clinical trials regardless of health literacy level

Creating a "culture of research" in a community hospital: Strategies and tools from the National Cancer Institute Community Cancer Centers Program

Clinical trial awareness: Changes over time and sociodemographic disparities

Adolescent knowledge and attitudes related to clinical trials

Outreach to diversify clinical trial participation: A randomized recruitment study

Optimisation of pharmacy content in clinical cancer research protocols: Experience of the United Kingdom Chemotherapy and Pharmacy Advisory Service

Commentary on Hey and Kimmelman

Commentary on Hey and Kimmelman


Commentary on Hey and Kimmelman

Commentary on Hey and Kimmelman

Commentary on Hey and Kimmelman

Commentary on Hey and Kimmelman

Are outcome-adaptive allocation trials ethical?

Food and Drug Administration guidance on progression-free survival and the intention-to-treat principle

Marvin Zelen, 1927-2014

Cancer patients' acceptability of incorporating an epidemiology questionnaire within a clinical trial

Clinician-trialist rounds: 27. Sabbaticals. Part 2: I'm taking a sabbatical! How should I prepare for it?

Assessing the quality of human research protection programs to improve protection of human subjects participating in clinical trials

A note on masking in the SOX trial

Missing not at random models for masked clinical trials with dropouts

Automated measurements for individualized heart rate correction of the QT interval

A novel use of a statewide telecolposcopy network for recruitment of participants in a Phase I clinical trial of a human papillomavirus therapeutic vaccine

Suspension of accrual in phase II cancer clinical trials

Reducing lost to follow-up in a large clinical trial of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: The Breastfeeding, Antiretrovirals and Nutrition study experience

Surrogacy assessment using principal stratification with multivariate normal and Gaussian copula models

Clinician-trialist rounds: 26. Sabbaticals. Part 1: Should I take a sabbatical?

E-health data to support and enhance randomised controlled trials in the United Kingdom

The impact of registration of clinical trials units: The UK experience

Evaluating surrogate endpoints, prognostic markers, and predictive markers: Some simple themes

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Trial of the Year Award

SCT Trial of the Year Award 7th Annual Award (2014)
“The Randomized Trial of Achieving Healthy Lifestyles in Psychiatric Rehabilitation (ACHIEVE)” named as recipient of this year's award.
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