Research Tools

Thai Clinical Trials Registry (TCTR)

The TCTR was established in 2009 and has been operated by Clinical Research Collaboration Network (CRCN), an organization under the Medical Research Foundation, which is a non-profit organization, and financially supported by Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS). CRCN has been retitled the Medical Research Network (MedResNet) since June 15, 2012.

The mission of the Thai Clinical Trials Registry (TCTR) is to encourage all clinical trials conducted in Thailand to be prospectively registered before the subject recruitment. This is to promote research transparency, to reduce redundancy and to minimize publication bias or selective reporting. Registrants who wish to register clinical trials in TCTR are obliged to disclose details of the 20 mandatory items of the WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform (WHO-ICTRP) dataset.

Effective January 1, 2024, TCTR is transferred from the Medical Research Foundation to the Foundation for Human Research Promotion in Thailand. Additional details regarding the registration system’s operation will be provided as soon as they are available.

Data Archival for Maximum Utilization System

DAMUS (Data Archival for Maximum Utilization System) was developed by the Medical Research Foundation (MRF) and operated by the Medical Research Network of the Consortium of Thai Medical Schools (MedResNet), Thailand. Both are non-profit organizations dedicated for clinical research. DAMUS aims primarily for clinical research data sharing. However, data from research in any other areas are also encouraged to share it on DAMUS.  As the owner of the data set, you can configure DAMUS to suit your needs or policy for data sharing. Researcher from around the world can then access the data and work collaboratively with you to make the most of it.