Conflicts of Interest and Academic Research

Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (Jacob Rooksby, ed., Edward Elgar, 2019, Forthcoming)

University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 300

26 Pages Posted: 3 Jan 2019 Last revised: 1 Apr 2019

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Jorge L. Contreras

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law

Marc Rinehart

University of Utah

Date Written: January 3, 2019

Abstract

This chapter discusses financial conflicts of interest in academic research. After exploring the definition of conflicts of interest, the chapter focuses on the manner in which conflicts are addressed by policies promulgated by the U.S. federal government, research institutions and scholarly journals. It concludes with suggestions for further research and policy analysis.

Keywords: conflict of interest, biomedical research

Suggested Citation

Contreras, Jorge L. and Rinehart, Marc, Conflicts of Interest and Academic Research (January 3, 2019). Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (Jacob Rooksby, ed., Edward Elgar, 2019, Forthcoming); University of Utah College of Law Research Paper No. 300. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3309444

Jorge L. Contreras (Contact Author)

University of Utah - S.J. Quinney College of Law ( email )

383 S. University Street
Salt Lake City, UT 84112-0730
United States

Marc Rinehart

University of Utah ( email )

1645 E. Campus Center
Salt Lake City, UT 84112
United States

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