Double Dip: Doctors Paid to Advise, Promote Drug Companies That Fund Their Research – ProPublica

Research has been seen as less objectionable than other forms of interactions with drug companies, but 10 percent of researchers have multiple ties among the nine companies ProPublica analyzed. That raises questions about doctors’ impartiality.

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2 thoughts on “Double Dip: Doctors Paid to Advise, Promote Drug Companies That Fund Their Research – ProPublica

  1. thetinfoilhatsociety 03/31/2014 / 12:32 AM

    I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: if a researcher works for an organization doing research for the pharmaceutical companies, and the pharmaceutical company pays via ‘donation’ to the organization the money they cannot pay the researcher, they *ARE* in fact paying the researcher. If we were talking about mafia dons it would be called money laundering and it would be illegal, why it’s not in this context I’m really not sure. Perhaps white coats are better than Armani suits…?

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