Journal article

Core Minimal Datasets to Advance Clinical Research for Priority Epidemic Diseases

Amanda M Rojek, James Moran, Peter W Horby

Clinical Infectious Diseases | OXFORD UNIV PRESS INC | Published : 2020


The Ebola virus disease outbreak in west Africa has prompted significant progress in responding to the clinical needs of patients affected by emerging infectious disease outbreaks. Among the noteworthy successes of vaccine trials, and the commendable efforts to implement clinical treatment trials during Ebola outbreaks, we should also focus on strengthening the collection and curation of epidemiological and observational data that can improve the conception and design of clinical research.

University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by Wellcome Trust of Great Britain

Funding Acknowledgements

This work was supported by the Wellcome Trust of Great Britain (grant numbers 107834/Z/15/Z and 106491/Z/14/Z). A. M. R. was funded by a Rhodes Scholarship.