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Deborah Zarin

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Deborah Zarin is a program director at the Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard University.[1] She was formerly a scientist at the National Institutes of Health and the director of ClinicalTrials.gov.[2]

Zarin has a reputation as an advocate for open data.[3]

In 2014 Zarin accepted a visiting scholar appointment at the Stanford University School of Medicine to research the quality of scientific investigations.[4]


  • Ross, J. S.; Tse, T.; Zarin, D. A.; Xu, H.; Zhou, L.; Krumholz, H. M. (2012). "Publication of NIH funded trials registered in ClinicalTrials.gov: cross sectional analysis". BMJ. 344 (jan03 1): d7292–d7292. doi:10.1136/bmj.d7292. ISSN 0959-8138. PMC 3623605. PMID 22214755.
  • "Is a Trial For You?", an article from 2005 in The Washington Post
  • Zarin, Deborah A. (2013). "Participant-Level Data and the New Frontier in Trial Transparency". New England Journal of Medicine. 369 (5): 468–469. doi:10.1056/NEJMe1307268. ISSN 0028-4793. PMID 23902488.
  • Zarin, D. A.; Tse, T.; Williams, R. J.; Rajakannan, T. (2017). "Update on Trial Registration 11 Years after the ICMJE Policy Was Established". New England Journal of Medicine. 376: 383–391. doi:10.1056/NEJMsr1601330. ISSN 0028-4793. PMC 5813248.


  1. ^ "Deborah A. Zarin". The Multi-Regional Clinical Trials Center of Harvard and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Retrieved 3 January 2021.
  2. ^ CHP/PCOR News (February 25, 2009). "Deborah Zarin, Director of ClinicalTrials.gov, addresses CHP/PCOR community". fsi-old.stanford.edu. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  3. ^ Belluz, Julia (December 6, 2014). "Why it's about to get a lot harder to hide the results of medical studies". Vox. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
  4. ^ staff (April 28, 2014). "Arnold Foundation Awards $6 Million to Boost Quality of Research". philanthropynewsdigest.org. Foundation Center. Retrieved 12 May 2015.

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