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

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Commentary: Confidentiality of interim trial data--The emerging crisis

Protecting the confidentiality of interim data: Addressing current challenges

Commentary: Data monitoring confidentiality and FDA transparency

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?

Commentary: Preserving confidentiality of interim data

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

A pilot study of simple interventions to improve informed consent in clinical research: Feasibility, approach, and results

Cluster randomised crossover trials with binary data and unbalanced cluster sizes: Application to studies of near-universal interventions in intensive care

Unsuccessful trial accrual and human subjects protections: An empirical analysis of recently closed trials

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

Variation of community consultation and public disclosure for a pediatric multi-centered "Exception from Informed Consent" trial

Recruitment and retention of urban schoolchildren into a randomized double-blind vitamin D supplementation trial

A likelihood-based approach for computing the operating characteristics of the 3+3 phase I clinical trial design with extensions to other A+B designs

Clinician-trialist rounds: 25. Designing an evidence-based introductory graduate course in clinical trials. Part 2: Applying the evidence to your RCT course design

A seamless Phase IIB/III adaptive outcome trial: Design rationale and implementation challenges

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Trial of the Year Award

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