B – How to enhance quality and transparency of industry-sponsored clinical research

Mansi BA, Clark J, David FS et al. Ten recommendations for closing the credibility gap in reporting industry-sponsored clinical research: a joint journal and pharmaceutical industry perspective. Mayo Clinic Proceedings 2012;87(5):424-29
(doi: 10.1016/j.mayocp.2012.02.009)

A list of top ten recommendations outline several opportunities to enhance the quality, transparency and credibility of industry-sponsored clinical research publications in general, regardless of funding source. This list is intended to serve as a call for action for all stakeholders – authors, journal editors, research sponsors, and others. It was issued by attendees to a roundtable of journal editors and industry representatives, organized by the Medical Publishing Insights and Practices (MPIP) initiative.