October 2021: ClinicalTrials.gov Modernization Webinar Update

A Webinar on ClinicalTrials.gov Modernization took place on October 7, 2021.

A summary report on the progress in ClinicalTrials.gov modernization effort from August 2019 to August 2021 is now published by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This report gives detailed insight into the National Library of Medicine (NLM’s) approach to modernization, presents the Working Group’s input on various aspects of the modernization effort, describes user challenges and modernization priorities by each strategic goal, also shares NLM’s product development plans and progress, and presents future steps for the Working Group and the modernization effort.

Concerning NLM’s product development plans, the first beta release of the PRS website is planned for late fall 2021. NLM’s next steps in ClinicalTrials.gov modernization involve seeking the Working Groups feedback and suggestions for functionalities to be added in future releases and to start public communications related to the beta release of PRS.

Additional information about the ClinicalTrials.gov modernization effort is available on ClinicalTrials.gov.