NIH reveals new conflict of interest rules, but online requirement diluted
This article was originally published in Scrip
The US government on 23 August unveiled its final rules governing how financial conflicts of interest will be identified and handled for biomedical and behavioural researchers receiving taxpayer funds – the first time in 16 years the regulations have been updated. But officials ignored a senator's pleas not to weaken a proposal to require institutions to disclose information online.
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