Prevalence of Industry Support and its Relationship to Research Integrity

TitlePrevalence of Industry Support and its Relationship to Research Integrity
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2009
AuthorsTereskerz, PM, Hamric, AB, Guterbock, TM, Moreno, JD
JournalAccountability in Research: Policies & Quality Assurance
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number08989621
Accession Number37344947
KeywordsClinical , FINANCE , Financial , Human , industry , Medical , MEDICINE , research , United
AbstractThis study surveyed faculty of U.S. medical school faculty to assess financial arrangements between investigators and industry to learn about investigators' first hand knowledge of the effects of industry sponsorship on research. The respondents reported compromises were made due to industry influence in the research results in areas such as the the research initiatives, interpretation and publication of results,and even the research participant's well being in some cases. Respondents also indicated that financial relationships with industry were prevalent.
NotesTereskerz, Patricia M. 1; Email Address:; Hamric, Ann B. 2; Guterbock, Thomas M. 3; Moreno, Jonathan D. 4; Affiliations: 1: Program in Ethics and Policy in Healthcare, Center for Biomedical Ethics and Humanities, University of Virginia School of Medicine, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; 2: University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; 3: Center for Survey Research, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; 4: University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA,University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA; Issue Info: Apr2009, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p78; Thesaurus Term: FINANCE; Thesaurus Term: RESEARCH; Subject Term: CLINICAL trials; Subject Term: MEDICINE; Subject Term: CLINICAL medicine; Subject Term: HUMAN experimentation in medicine; Subject Term: MEDICAL colleges; Subject: UNITED States; Author-Supplied Keyword: financial conflict of interest; Author-Supplied Keyword: industry sponsorship; Author-Supplied Keyword: research integrity; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611310 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools; Number of Pages: 28p; Illustrations: 9 Charts; Document Type: Article
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