ClinicalTrials.gov: Why Register My Study?

Last revised: 
05/14/2015

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), “The registration of all interventional trials is a scientific, ethical and moral responsibility.”

According to the World Medical Association (WMA) Declaration of Helsinki (2013), “Every research study involving human subjects must be registered in a publicly accessible database before recruitment of the first subject.”

Registration may be required by law and/or policy if any one (or more) of the following is true: