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EU to simplify rules on clinical trials

Added: Thursday 19 July 2012

The European Commission is planning to simplify the rules on clinical trials with a new Regulation to replace the Clinical Trials Directive of 2001. Definite proposals for this include an authorisation procedure for clinical trials and simplified reporting procedures for researchers. The legislative proposal will now be discussed in the European Parliament and in the Council and is expected to come into effect in 2016.