This article asks the question: how do we achieve fair trade in the sharing of clinical data?

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The International Stroke Trial database

by Peter AG Sandercock, Maciej Niewada, Anna Członkowska, the International Stroke Trial Collaborative Group

We aimed to make individual patient data from the International Stroke Trial (IST),  available for public use, to facilitate the planning of future trials and to permit additional secondary analyses.

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This article argues against selective publication and for a clear view of the totality of evidence relevant to many research questions and clinical decisions.

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Policies that promote transparency in the clinical trial research process, through improved and expanded disclosure of investigator contributions and funding, comprehensive publicly available trial registration, and independent analysis of clinical trial data analysis may address these subversive practices by improving accountability among industry and investigators.

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Clinical trial data as a public good

by Marc A. Rodwin, John D. Abramson

Lack of access to detailed information about clinical trials can undermine the integrity of medical knowledge.

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This study looks at the sharing of data between researchers; it details concerns about speed of reply, and highlights an unfortunate situation where researchers are more concerned with losing an advantage than advancing science.

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Sharing of clinical trial data among trialists: a cross sectional survey

by Vinay Rathi, Kristina Dzara, Cary P Gross, Iain Hrynaszkiewicz, Steven Joffe, Harlan M Krumholz, Kelly M Strait, Joseph S Ross

This article investigate clinical trialists’ opinions and experiences of sharing of clinical trial data with investigators who are not directly collaborating with the research team.

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WHO organised an expert consultation on research in the Western Pacific

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A mechanism for controlled access to GWAS data: experience of the GAIN Data Access Committee

by Ramos EM, Din-Lovinescu C, Bookman EB, McNeil LJ, Baker CC, Godynskiy G, Harris EL, Lehner T, McKeon C, Moss J, Starks VL, Sherry ST, Manolio TA, Rodriguez LL

This article looks at how access to GAIN information has furthered advances in he understanding of the genetic underpinnings of mental-health disorders, diabetes, and psoriasis.

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EMA is discussing how to shape the new policy with academics, patient organizations, and drug companies; their final advice is due by the end of next month.

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Towards a data sharing culture: recommendations for leadership from academic health centers

by Heather A Piwowar, Michael J Becich, Howard Bilofsky, Rebecca S Crowley

Heather A Piwowar proposes that AHCs can and should lead the transition towards a culture of biomedical data sharing.

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Withholding access to research data - Authors' reply

by Elizabeth Pisani, James Whitworth, Basia Zaba, Carla AbouZahr

The Lancet suggests that transparency in science will increase public trust and reduce the deliberate manipulation of data to score political, financial, or ideological points.

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Time for fair trade in research data

by Elizabeth Pisani, James Whitworth, Basia Zaba, Carla Abou-Zahr

This argues for all the positives of data sharing

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In this round table paper, we suggest goals for data sharing and a work plan for reaching them, and challenge respondents to move beyond well intentioned but largely aspirational data sharing plans.

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This article argues that it is inappropriate to prescribe exactly when or how researchers should preserve and share data.

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Ethical data release in genome-wide association studies in developing countries

by Michael Parker, Susan J. Bull, Jantina de Vries, Tsiri Agbenyega, Ogobara K. Doumbo, Dominic P. Kwiatkowski

This article looks at the ethical problems involved in data sharing within the Genome-Wide Association Studies in Developing Countries

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GSK reccently trailed the sharing of deidentified patient-level data. This article describes the approach adopted and answers some of the most common questions received

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Preparing for responsible sharing of clinical trial data.

by Michelle M. Mello, Jeffrey K. Francer, Marc Wilenzick, Patricia Teden, Barbara E. Bierer, Mark Barnes

This article argues that expanded data sharing must be pursued thoughtfully.  

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This paper discusses important developments in data-sharing policy and highlights factors in health research that may affect policy implementation

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This article argues that WHO need to take leadership of the data sharing debate

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