Data Sharing Scenario

TitleData Sharing Scenario
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2006
Date Published03/2006
PublisherCouncil on Governmental Relations
Publication Languageeng
KeywordsBIOLOGY , data management , MEDICINE
AbstractDr. Dunan Saco runs an extremely successful neurology program whose research is mostly funded by NIH, however some of his support is generated by private foundations and corporate sponsors. Dr. Saco indicated in one of his funded applications that he would provide access to final resarch data via shared files from a computer data archive. However, a competing researcher from a different university contacts him and requests access to preliminary data from one of his studies that she wishes to use in a new funding application to NIH. Fearing to lose his competitive edge, Dr. Saco refuses the request.
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