Leslie Wolf Publishes Study on Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Research

Georgia State University Law Professor Leslie Wolf has published a study on the role of institutional review boards (IRBs) in helping to prevent conflicts of interest in clinical research. There is growing concern about such conflicts, including research sponsors paying finders’ fees to researchers and clinicians to recruit participants, which may compromise the integrity of… more »

Scholars, Lawmakers Discuss Controversies in Stem Cell Research

When scientists announced a decade ago they had isolated human cells with the potential to become virtually any type of cell or tissue in the body, a storm of controversy followed that still rages in some circles today.

On one side are supporters who see the medical potential behind embryonic stem cell research, which may… more »