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Maximizing what we learn from clinical trials:
NINDS Common Data Elements

Director's Message from Story Landis, Ph.D.The NINDS mission is to reduce the burden of neurological disorders through research. Patient studies, including clinical trials that test or compare treatments, can provide important insights for understanding disease, lead to better treatments, and are essential to fulfilling our mission. Many clinical research data sets, however, are only used to address the researchers’ original study question, in part because NINDS has left it to researchers to determine what data they would collect and how they would collect them. As a result, many different formats have been used for data collection which has made it very difficult to compare and/or combine the data sets. Creating the data sets takes significant time and resources as well as considerable effort on the part of the patients who participated in the studies. NINDS is therefore working to make sure that we learn as much as possible from them. Read More ...

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Clinical Trial Opportunities for Patients

  • What is a Clinical Trial?
  • Frequently Asked Questions about Clinical Trials
  • Join a Clinical Trial at NIH
  • Join NIH-sponsored Clinical Trials across the U.S. and Canada
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Benchmarks Progress Report

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A Spotlight on Rigorous Study Design and Transparent Reporting

Rigorous Study Design and Transparent Reporting