Individual Participant Data (IPD) Sharing Statement

The International Committee of Medical Journal Editors (ICMJE) requires that an IDP Sharing Statement be include in the ClinicalTrials.gov registration. Download the Guidance for Completing the IPD Sharing Statement on ClinicalTrials.Gov (PDF).

Clinical Trials Registration Guideline

Created 2005 Revised 01/2009 Administratively Revised 01/2019 Washington University Guideline on Clinical Trials Registration Using Clinicaltrials.gov Washington University in St. Louis is committed to the public dissemination of the results of research conducted by its faculty. This guideline describes Washington University efforts to support the requirement to register clinical trials in accordance with public law and […]

NIH T Grant Harassment Policy & Institutional Letter

On November 7, 2018, the National Institutes of Health (NIH) issued a policy requiring applications for institutional training grants (T15, T32, T34, T35, T36, T37, T90/R90, TL1, TL4) must include a letter on institutional letterhead signed by a key institutional leader that describes the institutional commitment to ensuring that proper policies, procedures, and oversight are in place to […]

Research Data Management Policies by Federal Agency

The White House Office of Science and Technology issued a directive in 2013 requiring federally funded scientific research publications and data sets to be made freely available to the public. As a result, many public and private funders also instituted directives on data sharing requirements. Below is a listing of data management policies from many […]

Certificates of Confidentiality (CoCs)

Created 8/21/2018 Revised 9/20/2018   CoCs protect the privacy of research participants by prohibiting the research team from disclosing identifiable, sensitive research information to individuals or entities not connected to the research. CoCs are to be issued for any biomedical, behavioral, clinical, or other research, in which identifiable, sensitive information is collected where the research […]