Article Abstract

Managing clinical trial data-sharing databases: interview with Professor Daniel J. Sargent

Authors: Katherine L. Ji


Daniel J. Sargent, Ph.D., is Professor of Oncology, Professor of Biostatistics and Director of Cancer Center Statistics of Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Rochester, MN, USA. This interview with him was conducted on the 2013 Annual Meeting of American Society of Clinical Oncology on June 3. In this interview, Dr Sargent shared how his team supports clinical trials all over the world, stories on how he started large clinical trial collaborating databases like ACCENT, and what he plans to do in the new column on clinical trial design that he together with Prof. Qian Shi from Mayo Clinic are in the process of establishing in our journal Chinese Clinical Oncology.