While the NIH has said that it may tighten financial conflicts of interest regulations, The Chronicle of Higher Education says NIH might not do anything of the sort. Sally Rockey, the NIH's acting deputy director for extramural research, tells them that the review of NIH policies could end with a decision to leave the regulations alone and adds that universities are responsible for monitoring their employees' conduct.

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