In Science Progress, Michael Werner and Ari Stern discuss financial conflicts of interest in medical research. Lately, they say there's been a focus on disclosing possible conflicts of interest but they point out that more data is needed to know what sort of relationship between industry and academic research leads to compromised work. "While finding a way to handle conflicts in a manner that preserves research integrity and maintains the pubic trust is critical, few universalizable standards have emerged from the ongoing debate," they write.
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