Conflicts of Interest and Academic Research
Research Handbook on Intellectual Property and Technology Transfer (Jacob Rooksby, ed., Edward Elgar, 2019, Forthcoming)
26 Pages Posted: 3 Jan 2019 Last revised: 1 Apr 2019
Date Written: January 3, 2019
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
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