Glossary of clinical trials terms:
Sponsor = An individual, company, institution or organization which takes responsibility for the initiation, management and/or financing of a clinical trial.
Study code / Protocol number = trial identifying number for sponsor
EudraCT number = EU trial identifying number
Subject = an individual who participates in a clinical trial, either as a recipient of the investigational product(s) or as a control; patient or healthy volunteer.
MEK = Ethics Committee for Multicentric Clinical Trials
Double-blind study = A clinical trial design in which neither the participating individuals (subjects) nor the study staff knows which participants are receiving the investigational drug and which are receiving a placebo or another therapy.
Randomized trial = A study in which participants/subjects are randomly (i.e. by chance) assigned to one of two or more treatment arms of a clinical trial.
Multicentric trial = a clinical trial conducted according to a single protocol but at more than one site and therefore, carried out by more than one investigator.
Placebo = an inactive pill, liquid, or powder that has no treatment value.
者的试验识别号EudraCT 号= EU 试验识别号
MEK = 多中心临床试验伦理委员会