Conflicts of Interest in Research: How IRBs Address Their Own Conflicts

TitleConflicts of Interest in Research: How IRBs Address Their Own Conflicts
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsWolf, LE, Zandecki, J
JournalIRB: Ethics & Human Research
Volume29
Issue1
Pagination6-12
Type of ArticleArticle
Publication Languageeng
ISSN Number01937758
Accession Number23756368
KeywordsConflict , Institutional , Medical , policy , research , United
AbstractThe article presents a study which seeks to examine the policies adopted by U.S. medical schools in addressing potential conflicts of interest involving members of the Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and administrative staff. The study found that seventy-four percent of the IRBs have adopted policies that deal with the conflicts of interest of members. It also noted a variation in the definition of conflicts of interest among IRBs.
NotesWolf, Leslie E. 1 Zandecki, Jolanta 2; Affiliation: 1: Assistant Adjunct Professor of Medicine at the Program in Medical Ethics and the Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California-San Francisco 2: Division of General Internal Medicine at the University of California-San Francisco; Source Info: Jan/Feb2007, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p6; Subject Term: CONFLICT of interests; Subject Term: INSTITUTIONAL review boards (Medicine); Subject Term: MEDICAL colleges; Subject Term: RESEARCH -- Moral & ethical aspects; Subject Term: POLICY analysis; Subject Term: UNITED States; NAICS/Industry Codes: 611310 Colleges, Universities, and Professional Schools; Number of Pages: 7p; Document Type: Article
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