Data safety and monitoring board

What is Data safety and monitoring board?

Data safety and monitoring board meaning An independent committee composed of community representatives and clinical research experts that review data while a clinical trial is in progress to ensure that participants are not exposed to undue risk. A DSMB may recommend that a trial be stopped if there are safety concerns or if the trial objectives have been achieved.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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