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Contact the Stanford CRQ support team

For cancer studies, contact the CCTO Office  

Clinical Trials Disclosure (


Disclosure of clinical trial information promotes scientific and ethical principles of transparency and accountability in clinical research.

Clinical Research Quality (CRQ) provides support to Stanford investigators and staff who need to submit information to the registry and results databank.

Stanford CRQ Resources

Is registration and/or results reporting required?
Who is responsible for activities?
What are the due dates for registration, updates, and results reporting?

What do publishers require?


How do I register my study?
How do I plan for and submit results?
When would I upload a blank informed consent form (ICF)?
How do I create a dissemination plan?
(NIH-funded clinical trials)

*ICMJE:  International Committee of Medical Journal Editors Resources

NIH Resources

Other Resources


  • Clinical Trials Registration and Results Information Submission - 42 CFR 11
  • Hudson KL, Lauer MS, Collins FS. Toward a new era of trust and transparency in clinical trials. JAMA; 2016. DOI:10.1001/jama.2016.14668. [Full Text]
  • Zarin DA, An Audience with Deborah Zarin. Nature Reviews Drug Discovery. DOI:10.1038/nrd.2016.215. [Full Text]
  • Zarin DA, Tse T, Williams RJ, Carr S. Trial reporting in - the final rule. N Engl J Med; 2016. DOI:10.1056/NEJMsr1611785. [Full Text]


To enter information in, log in to the Protocol Registration & Results System (PRS)

When is a study a clinical trial? See:

Administrator Group (AG) Resources  

The Administrators Group consists of research staff supporting investigators at the department or center level.  Contact CRQ for more information.

For AG Members: