US drug discovery consortia

The Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative: innovation through collaboration

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Nature Reviews Drug Discovery
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he Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative (CTTI) identifies and promotes practices to increase the quality and efficiency of clinical trials through projects that generate empirical data on how trials are currently conducted, leading to recommendations for improvement.


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  1. Clinical Trials Transformation Initiative, Duke Translational Medicine Institute, 300 West Morgan Street, Suite 800, Durham, North Carolina 27701, USA.

    • Pamela Tenaerts &
    • Leanne Madre
  2. Office of Medical Policy, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Food and Drug Administration, Silver Spring, Maryland 20993, USA.

    • Patrick Archdeacon
  3. Duke Translational Medicine Institute, Durham, North Carolina 27710, USA.

    • Robert M. Califf

Competing interests statement

R.M.C has received research grants from Amylin, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Eli Lilly, Janssen Research and Development, Merck and Novartis, and consultancy fees from Medscape, Amgen and Novartis. He also has ownership interest in N30 Pharma and Portola. P.T., L.M. and P.A. declare no competing interests.

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