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Industry is deeply involved in funding US research

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 25 January 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:179
  1. Janice Hopkins Tanne
  1. New York

    Industry supported 62% of biomedical research in the United States in 2000, almost double the proportion in 1980, while government support declined. About a quarter of academic investigators have affiliations to industry that could influence research and publication, says a review article in JAMA (2003;289:454-65).

    The authors, from Yale University School of Medicine, reviewed 37 studies with original data on financial relationships among industry, investigators, and academic institutions. Partnerships between industry and academia have …

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