Five-step Authorship Framework to Improve Transparency in Disclosing Contributors to Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trial Publications

Key output from Authorship Research Initiative - published in BMC Medicine.

The Medical Publishing Insights and Practices (MPIP) Initiative was founded in 2008 by members of the pharmaceutical industry and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) to elevate trust, transparency, and integrity in publishing industry-sponsored studies. The major goal of MPIP is to promote more effective partnership between sponsors and journals to raise standards in medical publishing and expand access to research results. Learn more about the MPIP Initiative


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MPIP presented an overview and case study from the Five-step Authorship Framework publication to industry representatives via ISMPP U
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See news update on the MPIP Authorship Research Initiative regarding publication of the Five-step Authorship framework. Learn more

Publication of the "Five-step Authorship Framework"

Results from the Authorship Research Initiative have been published with open access in BMC Medicine. This article presents a novel tool to help facilitate more transparent and consistent decision making for clinical trial manuscripts. Learn more

MPIP presented a poster at the 12th Annual Meeting of ISMPP. April 11-13, 2016.

(Mooney LA, Fay L, De Castro B, Zanki TA, Peña T, Mansi B. Transparency and Credibility of Industry-Sponsored Clinical Trial Publications: A Survey of Journal Editors. Poster 13.)

The poster presented preliminary results of a survey study to benchmark the perceptions of journal editors regarding change in transparency and credibility of industry-sponsored clinical trial publications in the past 5 years.

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