Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Research in new methods for large simple trials

We need new ideas in how to make clinical trials more efficient and cost effective. (Randomized) comparison of different methods for accrual might be of interest; blinded versus unblinded trials; behavioral controls versus placebo controls or usual care controls might be explored.

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Is this idea a Compelling Question (CQ) or Critical Challenge (CC)? : Critical Challenge (CC)

Details on the impact of addressing this CQ or CC :

This will aid our discussions of appropriate trials to fund.

Feasibility and challenges of addressing this CQ or CC :

We need some answers in order to continue to fund the best possible trials with our limited resources.

Name of idea submitter and other team members who worked on this idea : NHLBI Staff

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