José Baselga, Renowned Oncologist, Dies at 61
José Baselga, Renowned Oncologist, Dies at 61
The cancer researcher and executive vice president of AstraZeneca’s oncology research and development is well known for his role in the development of pivotal breast cancer therapies.
José Baselga, Renowned Oncologist, Dies at 61
José Baselga, Renowned Oncologist, Dies at 61

The cancer researcher and executive vice president of AstraZeneca’s oncology research and development is well known for his role in the development of pivotal breast cancer therapies.

The cancer researcher and executive vice president of AstraZeneca’s oncology research and development is well known for his role in the development of pivotal breast cancer therapies.

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<em>ProPublica</em> Creates Database of Researchers&rsquo; Conflicts of Interest
ProPublica Creates Database of Researchers’ Conflicts of Interest
Jef Akst | Dec 9, 2019
The nonprofit newsroom has collected more than 29,000 disclosures of faculty members’ outside income, but they represent just the tip of the iceberg.
Opinion: The &ldquo;Money Culture&rdquo; in Academic Biomedical Research
Opinion: The “Money Culture” in Academic Biomedical Research
David Rubenson | Mar 29, 2019
A drive for revenue is damaging basic science.
NIH Raises Concerns About Foreign Influence in Biomedical Research
NIH Raises Concerns About Foreign Influence in Biomedical Research
Catherine Offord | Feb 8, 2019
Information made public by US Senator Chuck Grassley reveals that a handful of allegations have recently been referred to federal investigators.
Industry Partners Extensively Involved in Trials They Fund
Industry Partners Extensively Involved in Trials They Fund
Catherine Offord | Oct 5, 2018
A new study suggests that sponsors downplay their influence when reporting trials carried out in collaboration with academic researchers.
Top Breast Cancer Researcher Didn&rsquo;t Disclose Financial Ties
Top Breast Cancer Researcher Didn’t Disclose Financial Ties
Ashley Yeager | Sep 10, 2018
José Baselga of Memorial Sloan Kettering took millions of dollars from drug and health care companies but did not report the payments in his research articles.
Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
Anheuser-Busch Won’t Fund Controversial NIH Alcohol Study
Shawna Williams | Jun 11, 2018
The company’s announcement comes weeks after enrollment was suspended.
Scott Pruitt’s Questionable Practices Exposed
Scott Pruitt’s Questionable Practices Exposed
Kerry Grens | Apr 3, 2018
The EPA administrator had a sweet rental deal from a DC lobbyist, took pricey flights, and engineered whopping pay raises for aides.
NIH Turned Down Investigators Who Provoked Ire From Alcohol Industry
NIH Turned Down Investigators Who Provoked Ire From Alcohol Industry
Shawna Williams | Apr 3, 2018
An email exchange and an unusual meeting suggest a connection between an institute’s pursuit of industry support and the rejection of a grant application.
Editors Claim Censorship at a Public Health Journal
Editors Claim Censorship at a Public Health Journal
Jef Akst | Nov 21, 2017
The editorial board at the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health accuses its publisher of promoting corporate interests.
Many Editors of US Medical Journals Receive Industry Funding
Many Editors of US Medical Journals Receive Industry Funding
Shawna Williams | Nov 8, 2017
The authors of two new studies on the payments suggest stricter guidelines are needed.
National Academies Revise Conflict of Interest Policy
National Academies Revise Conflict of Interest Policy
Ashley P. Taylor | May 3, 2017
The proposed changes follow revelations in recent years that committee members preparing reports for the Academies did not disclose industry relationships. 
PubMed-Indexed Abstracts to Include COI Statements
PubMed-Indexed Abstracts to Include COI Statements
Tracy Vence | Apr 19, 2017
Expressions of concern will also be linked in study summaries. 
Study: Hidden Conflicts of Interest Permeate Medicine
Study: Hidden Conflicts of Interest Permeate Medicine
Diana Kwon | Jan 18, 2017
Three investigations reveal the influence of industry money in patient advocacy groups, treatment guidelines, and Twitter feeds. 
Q&A: From FDA to Industry
Q&A: From FDA to Industry
Kerry Grens | Sep 27, 2016
Among a subset of US Food and Drug Administration regulators who leave the agency, more than half go to work for pharmaceutical companies, researchers report.
Study: Transparency Lacking in Biomedical Literature
Study: Transparency Lacking in Biomedical Literature
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 4, 2016
Few authors make their full data available and most published papers do not clearly state funding sources and conflicts of interest.
Using FOIA to Read Scientists’ Emails
Using FOIA to Read Scientists’ Emails
Kerry Grens | Sep 8, 2015
Journalists and activists use the Freedom of Information Act to expose academics’ relationships with industry.
More Transparency in IRB-Industry Ties
More Transparency in IRB-Industry Ties
Kerry Grens | Jul 13, 2015
Conflicts of interest among institutional review board members are disclosed more often than they were a decade ago, according to a survey of academics.
Climate Change Denier on Fossil Fuel Payroll
Climate Change Denier on Fossil Fuel Payroll
Bob Grant | Feb 23, 2015
A leading scientific voice among global warming skeptics received funding from the energy industry while publishing claims that climate change is not driven by human activity.
Lawsuit Claims Stem Cells Unsafe
Lawsuit Claims Stem Cells Unsafe
Kerry Grens | Jul 18, 2014
A former employee complains that StemCells, Inc., fired him after he blew the whistle on improper manufacturing practices that could endanger patients.