June 7, 2017

ICMJE Announces Requirement for Clinical Trial Data Sharing Statements

At the link below is a proposed policy published in 2016, ICMJE today announced its requirements for data sharing in the near future (attached).

Key points:

  1. As of 1 July 2018 manuscripts submitted to ICMJE journals that report the results of clinical trials must contain a data sharing statement
  2. Clinical trials that begin enrolling participants on or after 1 January 2019 must include a data sharing plan in the trial’s registration
    • Data elements are currently available in the PRS: Plan to Share IPD? and Plan Description

Data Sharing