US doctors punished for insider dealingBMJ 1998; 316 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.316.7140.1261j (Published 25 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1261
- Fred B Charatan
A number of US doctors have recently been punished for insider dealing by the Securities and Exchange Commission. Doctors conducting clinical trials are often in a position to profit from inside information.
Last September the commission filed a complaint against seven people with links to Cephalon, a pharmaceutical company near Philadelphia. Among them were Dr Dale Lange, an …