Better infrastructure: Industry—academia partnerships—A marriage of convenience?

TitleBetter infrastructure: Industry—academia partnerships—A marriage of convenience?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsAbraham, E
JournalCritical Care Medicine
Volume37
PaginationS159-S164
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number00903493
Accession Number36080081
Keywordsacademia , acute , Clinical , Conflict , coordinating , CRITICAL , Data , ethics , industries , industry , MEDICINE , PARTNERSHIP , sepsis , THERAPEUTICS
AbstractThe article reports that the successful design and completion of clinical trials involve the participation of both industry and academia. They bring important insights and resources to the clinical trial effort. The academic-industry partnership allow the exploration of novel therapies, elucidation of important mechanisms and a greater understanding of critical illness.
NotesAbraham, Edward 1; Email Address: eabraham@uab.edu; Affiliation: 1: Department of Medicine, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL; Source Info: Jan2009 Supplement, Vol. 37, pS159; Subject Term: PARTNERSHIP (Business); Subject Term: CLINICAL trials; Subject Term: INDUSTRIES; Subject Term: THERAPEUTICS; Subject Term: MEDICINE -- Research; Author-Supplied Keyword: academia; Author-Supplied Keyword: acute lung injury; Author-Supplied Keyword: clinical trials; Author-Supplied Keyword: conflict of interest; Author-Supplied Keyword: coordinating center; Author-Supplied Keyword: critical illness; Author-Supplied Keyword: data safety monitoring board; Author-Supplied Keyword: ethics; Author-Supplied Keyword: industry; Author-Supplied Keyword: sepsis; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541712 Reseach and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology); Number of Pages: 6p; Illustrations: 1 Chart; Document Type: Article
DOI10.1097/CCM.0b013e3181920725
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