US doctors punished for insider dealing

BMJ 1998; 316 doi: (Published 25 April 1998) Cite this as: BMJ 1998;316:1261
  1. Fred B Charatan
  1. Florida

    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 …

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