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Substance Use Treatments: Secondary Analyses Using the Clinical Trials Network (CTN) Datashare.

Presented at the 2014 NIDA International Forum, San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 13-16, 2014.

Carmen L. Rosa, MS (Center for the Clinical Trials Network, NIDA), Betty Tai, PhD (Center for the Clinical Trials Network, NIDA), Abigail G. Matthews, PhD (EMMES Corporation), Audrey J. Brooks, PhD (University of Arizona, DV Node), Daniel J. Feaster, PhD (University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, FNA Node).

This session presented information about the CTN Public Data Share website (now called the NIDA Data Share website), an electronic environment that allows data from completed clinical trials to be distributed to investigators and the public in order to promote new research, encourage further analyses, and disseminate information to the community. Secondary analyses produced from data sharing multiply the scientific contribution of the original research, optimizing the use of resources invested in the trials, as well as increasing scientific productivity.

Presentations in the session described the methods and results of secondary analyses conducted using the datasets, as well as the value of conducting secondary analyses to advance knowledge of evidence-based treatments.

Speakers included:

Overview of CTN Datashare
Carmen Rosa, MS, CCTN, NIDA

Practical Approaches for Using the CTN Datashare: Proposing Parameters, Creating Data Tables, and Analyzing Results
Abigail G. Matthews, PhD, the EMMES Corporation

Using the CTN Datashare: An Example Utilizing Data from Multiple Protocols
Audrey J. Brooks, PhD, University of Arizona

Secondary Analyses: Value and Limitations
Daniel J. Feaster, PhD, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine

(Presentation, PDF, English, 2014)

Keywords: CTN platform/ancillary study | NIDA Data Share | Research design

Document No: 1128.

Submitted by Carmen Rosa, PhD, CCTN, 2/25/2015.

Brooks, Audrey J. mail
Feaster, Daniel J. mail
Matthews, Abigail G. mail
Rosa, Carmen L. mail
Tai, Betty mail

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