Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP)


Medical Publishing Insights & Practices (MPIP) was founded by members of the pharmaceutical industry and the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals (ISMPP) to elevate trust, transparency, and integrity in reporting the results of industry-sponsored research. Current corporate co-sponsors include Amgen, AstraZeneca, Biogen, Bristol-Myers Squibb, GlaxoSmithKline, Janssen Research & Development LLC, Merck, Pfizer, and Takeda.

MPIP encourages more effective partnership between sponsors and journals to raise standards in medical publications and expand access to research results. Editors of worldwide biomedical journals have participated in MPIP activities, including representatives of Annals of Internal Medicine, Blood, BMJ, Canadian Medical Association Journal, European Respiratory Journal, Journal of the American Medical Association, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, Nature Medicine, Neurology, The New England Journal of Medicine, and The Lancet.

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MPIP research has prompted the development of several publications, including:

Transparency Matters 

Transparency Matters is a global education platform and call to action to improve the transparency and credibility of industry-sponsored research publications. The MPIP co-sponsors have created a resource hub where authors, life-science companies, journal editors, and other interested parties can find research, tools, and recommendations to help improve the level of transparency when reporting the results of industry-sponsored research.

Transparency Matters is a global effort to:

  • Raise awareness of the importance of transparency in reporting the results of industry-sponsored research
  • Encourage transparent publication practices in pharmaceutical and biomedical research
  • Share information and best practices
  • Consolidate the efforts of all interested parties in this mission

Click here to learn more about Transparency Matters.