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On the eve of a Parliamentary committee hearing on clinical trial reporting, a new analysis finds that 33 National Health Service sponsors and six U.K. universities failed to report any of their clinical trial results, defying a directive issued earlier this year to submit the missing data.

Last January, Science and Technology Committee chair Norman Lamb wrote more than three dozen universities that they had six months to improve their trial reporting. Since then, he also urged the U.K.’s Health Research Authority to enforce rules and impose penalties on wayward trial sponsors and investigators. Under U.K. law, all trial results must be reported within one year.

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