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NLM Resources for ClinicalTrials.gov

NLM Resources for ClinicalTrials.gov

  • Baseline FY 2007

    • Budget of approximately $3M per year
    • Supports 16 staff = 4 government staff + 12 contractor staff fortechnical development and quality assurance
    • Exploratory work on clinical trials reporting initiated in FY07
  • FY 2008(began 4 days after passage of Law)

    • Overall NLM budget flat (declined in real terms)
    • Reallocate additional $700K to ClinicalTrials.gov
    • Raise to 22 staff = 6 government staff +16 contractor staff
    • Seeking additional space (approx 2,660 sq ft)
    • Resources sufficient for expansion of registry/planning results database
  • FY 2009

    • Maintain at 22 staff (allocate funds for full annual cost of thenew staff)
    • Implementing results database requires additional funding and space
  • Law authorizes up to $10M for Title VIII, not yet appropriated

Personnel Allocated to ClinicalTrials.gov

YearGovernment (FTE)Contractors (FTE)Total Staff (FTE)
FY 2007 4 (2.8 FTE) 12 (10.4 FTE) 16 Staff (13.2 FTE)
FY 2008

Additional

6 (5.2 FTE)

2

16 (13.6 FTE)

4

22 Staff (18.8 FTE)

6

FY 2009 6 (6 FTE) 16 (14.4 FTE) 22 Staff (20.4 FTE)