Ensure integrity in industry links 4

December 2, 2005

Stories about ghostwritten journal articles, hidden research data, a bullied academic and a university kowtowing to its industry funders have become depressingly familiar. Aubrey Blumsohn's difficulties with Proctor and Gamble and Sheffield University appear similar to a number of high-profile cases in the US and Canada, many of which have ended very badly for the universities in question and are now taught in bioethics and health law as case studies of what to avoid.

Carl Elliott

Center for Bioethics

University of Minnesota

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