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


How well informed is the informed consent for cancer clinical trials?

The transitioning from trials to extended follow-up studies

Making data from clinical trials available

Tools in a clinical information system supporting clinical trials at a Swiss University Hospital


Overcoming recruitment challenges in patients with multiple sclerosis: Results from an Italian survey

Value of information analysis optimizing future trial design from a pilot study on catheter securement devices

Site-specific predictors of successful recruitment to a perinatal clinical trial

Ethical considerations in design of a study to evaluate a US Food and Drug Administration-approved indication: Antivenom versus placebo for copperhead envenomation

Clinician-trialist rounds: 24. Modernizing your introductory graduate course in clinical trials. Part 1: Commonsense meets evidence

Good intentions and ICH-GCP: Trial conduct training needs to go beyond the ICH-GCP document and include the intention-to-treat principle

A trial of in-hospital, electronic alerts for Acute Kidney Injury: Design and rationale

Evaluating protocol lifecycle time intervals in HIV/AIDS clinical trials

Cost-effectiveness of health research study participant recruitment strategies: A systematic review

The design and rationale of a multicenter clinical trial comparing two strategies for control of systolic blood pressure: The Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT)

Clinician-trialist rounds: 23. When an RCT's Data Center Report drowns vital information in seas of data: Where's Waldo?

Are missing data adequately handled in cluster randomised trials? A systematic review and guidelines

Organizational and physician factors associated with patient enrollment in cancer clinical trials

Blinding strategies in the conduct and reporting of a randomized placebo-controlled device trial

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