The Restoring Invisible and Abandoned Trials (RIAT) proposal, backed by the British Medical Journal and PLoS ONE last week, calls for the “responsible publication and republication of abandoned studies” by the studies’ original authors within one year, or for all publicly available data for such trials to then be considered publishable by others.
Of Further Interest:
PLOS ONE welcomes RIAT (Restoring Invisible and Abandoned Trials) Initiative (PLoS ONE)
Restoring invisible and abandoned trials: a call for people to publish the findings (BMJ)
Restoring the integrity of the clinical trial evidence base (BMJ)
Experts: Publish ‘Invisible’ and ‘Abandoned’ Clinical Trials (Medscape)
Restoring Invisible and Abandoned Trials (RIAT) “to correct the scientific record” (DavidHealy.org)