there are some basic sources, some specialized sources, and then it’s detective time, contacting drug companies and universities, etc.
CLINICAL TRIALS – ONLINE RESOURCES
ACOR Association of Online Cancer Resources – Clinical Trials
Adult AIDS Clinical Trials Group
AIDSinfo – HIV / AIDS Clinical Trials
Australian Clinical Trials Registry
CanBioTech Clinical Trials Search
CancerGuide: Clinical Trials
CanBiotech Directory (Free registration required)
http://www.canbiotech.com/directory.asp Contact information, financial information and links to press releases for all North American, U.K., and Indian pharmaceutical and biotech companies.
Children’s Oncology Group
Clinical Trials and Noteworthy Treatments for Brain Tumors
http://www.virtualtrials.com/ Maintained by the Musella Foundation For Brain Tumor Research, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life and survival times for brain tumor patients.
Clinical Trials a service of the U.S. National Institutes of Health developed by the National Library of Medicine
Clinical Trials Search
Coalition of Cancer Cooperative Groups
Community of Science Funded Research [free registration required]
Research and track information on funding and award histories at leading research facilities around the world.
CPCRA – Community Programs for Clinical Research on AIDS
CoreyNahman.com Drug Company Database
http://www.coreynahman.com/pharmaceutical_company_database.html Major companies listed with links to homepages, business info, share prices.
Critical Path – AIDS Clinical Trials
Dana-Farber / Partners CancerCare
Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group
European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer
FDC Reports ($ fee-based)
http://www.fdcreports.com/ with links to: „The Pink Sheet“ (Prescription Pharmaceuticals and Biotechnology), „The Pink Sheet“ DAILY, Pharmaceutical Approvals Monthly, „The Gold Sheet“ (Pharmaceutical & Biotechnology Quality Control), „The Gray Sheet“ (Medical Devices, Diagnostics & Instrumentation), „The Silver Sheet“ (Medical Device Quality Control Reports), „The Tan Sheet“ (Nonprescription Pharmaceuticals and Nutritionals), „The Rose Sheet“ (Toiletries, Fragrances & Skin Care), „The Blue Sheet“ (Health Policy & Biomedical Research), Health News Daily
International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers & Associations
Massachusetts General Treadwell Library
Medical Matrix ($ fee-based)
Medscape [free registration required]
http://www.medscape.com/ Enter clinical trials or phase II in the search box
National Brain Tumor Foundation (NBTF) Fact Sheet: Clinical Trials for Brain Tumors
National Breast Cancer Coalition (NBCC) Clinical Trials Initiative
National Cancer Institute (NCI) Clinical Trials (PDQR)
http://cancer.gov/clinicaltrials/ Now includes cancer clinical trials from the ClinicalTrials.gov Database
National Institutes of Health (NIH) Search Clinical Research Studies Protocol Database
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) – Clinical Trials
National Ovarian Cancer Coalition
National Surgical Adjuvant Breast and Bowel Project
http://www.cancer.gov/clinicaltrials For cancer topics.
NDA Pipeline ($ fee-based; also available through FDC Reports and commercial
http://www.ndapipeline.com/ NDA Pipeline monitors new and investigational drugs and biologics undergoing
clinical development for use in the United States
NIH Clinical Center
NIMH National Institute of Mental Health Clinical Trials
Office of Rare Diseases
OncoLink/EmergingMed Cancer Clinical Trials Matching Service
Pharm Web Yellow Pages
http://www.pharmweb.net/pwmirror/pwb/pharmwebb.html Has lists of commercial drug company clinical trials [NB: these companies pay to be listed].
Radiation Therapy Oncology Group
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
University of Texas School of Public Health at Houston
A Cambridge online trial-support company, Veritas is in the business of online patient recruitment for clinical trials. Company officials say customers include 16 of the top 20 pharmaceutical corporations.
Inpharma weekly A weekly newsletter which provides updates on major pharmaceutical industry and conference news, study results, and progress in research and development.
NDA Pipeline (annual)
Information from FDA, F-D-C Reports „Pink Sheets“ and pharmaceutical companies. Arranged by pharmaceutical company, this source provides information on drugs in research and new drug approvals. Status (phase) is given for most drugs in research.