Tools for Clinical Investigators
Templates for investigators and staff involved in clinical research.
Resources to help meet clinical study goals and achieve endpoints.
Resources for Rigor and Reproducibility
- Assessing Risk of Bias in Included Studies—A discussion of common sources of bias in Clinical Studies and how to mitigate them.
- Cochrane Handbook for Systematic Reviews of Interventions—Instructions for performing a systematic review.
The CONSORT (CONsolidated Standards of Reporting Trials) 2010 guideline is intended to improve the reporting of parallel-group randomized controlled trial, enabling readers to understand a trial’s design, conduct, analysis and interpretation, and to assess the validity of its results. CONSORT 2010 was developed through collaboration and consensus between clinical trial methodologists, guideline developers, knowledge translation specialists, and journal editors.
- NIH Collaboratory Distributed Research Network—The Distributed Research Network can help investigators work with insurers and health care systems that possess research ready electronic health data.