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Information on thousands of biomedical research projects, including clinical trials undertaken at universities, hospitals and other research institutions throughout the US.

It includes projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Health Care Policy Research and Office of Assistant Secretary of Health.

The database is maintained by the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health.

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Interactive search facility on CRISP database of Historical Award Information, funded as above (1985-1997)

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Free, no registration or password required.

The site defines indexing terms for clinical trials: ‘Clinical Trials, Phase I’ and ‘Clinical Trials, Phase II/III/IV’.

The advanced search facility allows searching by keyword, name of principal investigator, grant number and title, type of award and activity, institution, state, and by institute (which can be selected from a list of institutes each described by the disease area being researched) as follows:

Alcohol abuse and alcoholism
Aging
Allergy and infectious diseases
Arthritis and musculoskeletal and skin disease
Cancer
Child health and human development
Deafness and other communication disorders
Dental
Diabetes, digestive and kidney disease
Drug abuse
Environmental health sciences
Eye
Food and drug
General medical sciences
Heart lung and blood
Human genome research
Mental health
Neurological disorders and stroke
Women’s health

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The site states that the CRISP database is updated weekly. The search areas, as listed above, are very wide and can yield thousands of ‘hits’. There is not a separate register devoted to clinical trials.

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Site

As above

Content

Information on thousands of biomedical research projects, including clinical trials undertaken at universities, hospitals and other research institutions throughout the US.It includes projects funded by the National Institutes of Health, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services, Health Resources and Services Administration, Food and Drug Administration, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Agency for Health Care Policy Research and Office of Assistant Secretary of Health.The database is maintained by the Office of Extramural Research at the National Institutes of Health.

Other information available

Interactive search facility on CRISP database of Historical Award Information, funded as above (1985-1997)

Access

Free, no registration or password required.The site defines indexing terms for clinical trials: ‘Clinical Trials, Phase I’ and ‘Clinical Trials, Phase II/III/IV’.The advanced search facility allows searching by keyword, name of principal investigator, grant number and title, type of award and activity, institution, state, and by institute (which can be selected from a list of institutes each described by the disease area being researched) as follows: Alcohol abuse and alcoholismAgingAllergy and infectious diseasesArthritis and musculoskeletal and skin diseaseCancerChild health and human developmentDeafness and other communication disordersDentalDiabetes, digestive and kidney diseaseDrug abuseEnvironmental health sciencesEyeFood and drugGeneral medical sciencesHeart lung and bloodHuman genome researchMental healthNeurological disorders and strokeWomen’s health

Comments

The site states that the CRISP database is updated weekly. The search areas, as listed above, are very wide and can yield thousands of ‘hits’. There is not a separate register devoted to clinical trials.