UBC tackles outcomes measurement; researchers neglect trial registration database;

> Improving outcome measurement by addressing the increase in placebo response rates and cultural variance associated with large, multi-national trials is the goal of United BioSource Corp's addition of Alzheimer's expert Bengt Winblad to its European Scientific Advisory Board for CNS Clinical Trials. Report

> Fewer than half of proposed clinical trials are registered in a government database, flouting a requirement for publication of results in medical journals. Article

> Clinical Trials & Surveys Corp says it will make available raw and processed genomic data to clinical researchers as part of its StudyCTMS database. Article

> BioClinica has acquired the CardioNow image management software unit of Agfa HealthCare, expanding the service provider's offerings to include the blinding, sharing, tracking and archiving of medical images for multi-center trials. Imaging information will also be integrated with BioClinica Express electronic data capture capabilities. Release

> Mersana Therapeutics has chosen ensur software from Mystic Management for document and version control of quality content. Announcement