Analysts and researcher will now be able to acquire access from the information held for clinical trials conducted by Johnson Johnson. According to Yale University, JJ gave Yale University Open Data Access (YODA) Project the access to their clinical trial information vault. With this, researchers all over the world will be able to use the company’s data on their clinical trials.
YODA Project creates an autonomous process in offering information which can be utilized by researchers in developing new studies. The project is a part of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). On their part, Johnson Johnson will create guidelines to improve deductive survey results.
All requests for information of clinical trial data which are submitted to the organization will be evaluated on a scholarly level.
According to YODA Project executive Dr Harlan Krumholz, “This is a remarkable action by Johnson Johnson that should accelerate the movement of the clinical research enterprise towards more cooperative learning and sharing. By establishing this fair and independent process to release data, Johnson
Johnson has taken a leadership position in this emerging era of open science.”
In addition, researchers can submit their proposals on how they will use the data from studies conducted on products that are distributed by the company. Acquisition of said data is for free. The results of the clinical trials will remain confidential and will not reveal the identity of the participants of these clinical trials. All proposals submitted to the organization will be publicly available through www.clinicaltrials.gov.
The YODA Project aims to improve the quality of scientific inquiry within different fields. At the same, it is the organization’s mission to diminish hindrances related to data access that analysts and researchers have been encountering for years.
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