Items Tagged ‘Conflict of interest’

March 23, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Mayo study: Strong link found between researchers’ views on diabetes drug and financial conflicts of interest

By Mystery User

Almost all — some 94 percent — of the researchers who published favorable medical journal studies and commentaries on the controversial diabetes drug rosiglitazone had financial ties with pharmaceutical companies that manufacture it or similar drugs, a Mayo Clinic study has found…   “One-fourth of the folks who were having an opinion on this debate […]

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Tags: Conflict of interest, Dr. Victor Montori


March 15, 2010 · Leave a Comment

Conflict-of-Interest Policies: A Detailed Look

By Kelley Luckstein Kelley Luckstein (@KelleyLuckstein)

Earlier this year, Harvard’s Partners Healthcare put a cap on payments its physicians can receive for serving on corporate boards at $5,000 a day…   Because of these committees, most universities know the extent of their employees’ involvement in industry relationships, said Marianne Hockema, MA, an administrator in the Office of Conflict of Interest Review […]

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Tags: Conflict of interest, Marianne Hockema


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