Bounty-Hunting and Finder's Fees

TitleBounty-Hunting and Finder's Fees
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2005
AuthorsChristensen, JA, Orlowski, JP
JournalIRB: Ethics & Human Research
Volume27
Issue3
Pagination16-19
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number01937758
Accession Number17059272
KeywordsClinical , Human , Medical , MEDICINE , research
AbstractThe article focuses on medical research. Researchers recruit individuals to participate in clinical trials in order to advance medical science. Yet other interests, both financial and non-financial, may also influence researchers' recruitment activities, and may rise to the level of a conflict of interest. Non-financial interests such as enhancement of academic standing, prestige, and reputation are deeply rooted in clinical research. Of more recent concern are increasingly common financial conflicts of interest, especially with industry playing a larger role in clinical research. Many researchers have equity ownership, stock options, paid positions, or patents with royalties with the companies that fund their studies.
NotesChristensen, James A. Orlowski, James P. 1; Affiliation: 1: Chief of Pediatrics and Chairman of the Research Ethics Review Board, University Community Hospital, Tampa, FL.; Source Info: May/Jun2005, Vol. 27 Issue 3, p16; Subject Term: MEDICINE -- Research; Subject Term: CLINICAL trials; Subject Term: HUMAN experimentation in medicine; Subject Term: MEDICAL sciences; Subject Term: MEDICAL research personnel; Subject Term: RESEARCH -- Moral & ethical aspects; NAICS/Industry Codes: 541712 Reseach and Development in the Physical, Engineering, and Life Sciences (except Biotechnology); Number of Pages: 4p; Document Type: Article
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