Conflicts of Interest

The purpose: to research highly contagious diseases affecting animals and humans, such as foot and mouth disease.
Join our directors of bio-sciences and medicine, Cameron English and Dr. Chuck Dinerstein, as they break down these stories on episode 27 of the Science Dispatch podcast.
This is not a new issue. In fact, the ACSH has published numerous articles on this over the years, beginning in 2017.
A new paper in the Journal of Public Health Policy raises the concern that despite ever-tightening disclaimers of conflicts of interest (COI) in scientific research, unwarranted influence may be hidden in funding.
Charles Piller has written a very interesting article on pre-diabetes, the link is at the bottom, and is worth the 10 minutes.
Dr. House, the fictional diagnostician played by Hugh Laurie, on the Fox TV series "House," was often wrong, never in doubt and always chose the more invasive treatment.
Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) is one of the world’s great hospitals, and the poster child and now punching bag for mainstream media bent on eliminating all conflicts of interest, except for their own.
John Ioannidis is the academic leading the charge to bring reproducibility and integrity back to some of our scientific publications.
You know it is going to be a bad day when you are featured in the New York Times, well really, any national news outlet. And by that measure, Dr. Jose Baselga, the now-former chief medical officer at Sloan Kettering, had a very bad week.
"Follow the money!" activists shout. The money trail, according to this logic, always leads to lies and deception.