Bias in high-tier medical journals concerning physician-academic relationships with industry

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We appreciate advice provided by J. Niederdeppe, Department of Communications, Cornell University. This work was supported in part by grants from The Association of Clinical Researchers and Educators and from the Searle Freedom Trust.

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T.P.S. has been awarded a grant from the Searle Freedom Trust to study physician- and academic-industry relationships. The Trust had no participation in the conception, design, performance or reporting of the study. Although T.P.S. has various industry relationships, the paper does not address any topic relevant to these relationships. R.L. and S.S. received funding from the Association of Clinical Researchers and Educators to participate in the analysis. The Association had no input into the conception, design, performance or reporting of the research described.

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Lesko, R., Scott, S. & Stossel, T. Bias in high-tier medical journals concerning physician-academic relationships with industry. Nat Biotechnol 30, 320–322 (2012). https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2179

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