We’ve written before about the volume of data we pull from ClinicalTrials.gov (CT.g), and how we clean up the dataset to use in our analytics products. We wanted to share 8 interesting stats with our audience about this dataset. The following is directly from BrackenData’s ClinicalTrials.gov Overview tool, and are updated as of 6/20/2016.
March is the most popular month to register a clinical trial. In March 2015 there were 2,140 trials registered.
Of all the trials in our dataset, GlaxoSmithKline has sponsored the most. They’ve sponsored 2,974 trials to date, followed by the National Cancer Institute at 2,670.
Last year, Hoffman-La Roche sponsored more trials than any other organization. In 2015 they were involved with 171 new trials.
Medical device trials make up 10.6% of all clinical trials registered since 1999. In 1999 Medical Devices made up 1.12% of trials. In 2015 they made up 15.63% of registered trials. Read about the increasing trend of medical device trials.
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