Funding, Objectivity and the Socialization of Medical Research

TitleFunding, Objectivity and the Socialization of Medical Research
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2002
AuthorsBrown, JR
JournalScience and Engineering Ethics
Volume8
Issue3
Pagination295-308
Publication Languageeng
AbstractThere has been a sharp rise in private funding of medical research, especially in relation to patentable products. Several serious problems with this are described. To help alleviate these problems, the author offers a solution that involves the elimination of patents and that public funding be administered through extended national health care systems.
NotesCover Date: July 2002.Source Info: 8(3), 295-308. Language: English. Journal Announcement: 37-2. Subject: ETHICS; FUNDING; MEDICINE; OBJECTIVITY; RESEARCH; SOCIALIZATION. Update Code: 20090226.
DOI10.1007/s11948-002-0048-8
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