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Commentary on "Increasing Minority Participation in Clinical Research": A White Paper from The Endocrine Society

Alexander-Bridges, M. and Doan, L. L. (2007) Commentary on "Increasing Minority Participation in Clinical Research": A White Paper from The Endocrine Society. Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, 92 (12). pp. 4557-4559. ISSN 0021-972X

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Abstract

Underrepresentation of racial and ethnic minorities in clinical research limits the applicability of trial results to diverse subpopulations. Recognizing an ongoing need to increase participation by minorities, The Endocrine Society established a task force of thought leaders from all stakeholder groups—the pharmaceutical industry, federal agencies, academia, and community groups—to develop a white paper outlining recommendations for meeting this need. The primary goal is to ensure that clinical research supporting the safety and efficacy of pharmaceutical products and the validity of biomarkers used to design therapeutic strategies is based on statistically powered data derived from minority subpopulations. To realize…


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Item Type: Article
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Uncontrolled Keywords: racial and ethnic minorities, clinical research
Subjects: Health > Health Equity
Health > Pharmacotherapy
Health > Policy
Research
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Date Deposited: 07 Sep 2011 11:20
Last Modified: 07 Sep 2011 11:20
Link to this item (URI): http://health-equity.pitt.edu/id/eprint/3211

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