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Bero and team reveal incomplete reporting of clinical drug trial data

Research by UCSF School of Pharmacy faculty member Lisa Bero, PhD, and UCSF colleagues Kristen Rising, MD, and Peter Bacchetti, PhD, have found that the information that is readily available to health professionals in the scientific literature on clinical drug trials is incomplete and potentially biased. The results of their observational study appeared in the open access journal PLoS Medicine, November 24, 2008 online and have subsequently attracted international media attention.

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Reporting Bias in Drug Trials Submitted to the Food and Drug Administration: Review of Publication and Presentation, PLoS Medicine, November 24, 2008

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