Disclosure of investigators' recruitment performance in multicenter clinical trials: a further step for research transparency

PLoS Med. 2011 Dec;8(12):e1001149. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001149. Epub 2011 Dec 27.


Rafael Dal-Ré and colleagues argue that the recruitment targets and performance of all site investigators in multi-centre clinical trials should be disclosed in trial registration sites before a trial starts, and when it ends.

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / ethics
  • Clinical Trials as Topic* / ethics
  • Conflict of Interest
  • Disclosure / ethics
  • Humans
  • Multicenter Studies as Topic* / ethics
  • Patient Selection* / ethics
  • Research Personnel / ethics*