Should an institution that has commercial rights in a new drug or device be allowed to evaluate the technology?

Journal Article (Journal Article)

In the United States, the passage of the Bayh-Dole Act in 1980 encouraged universities to license inventions for commercial development. Although this financial incentive can stimulate academic researchers to discover new drugs and devices, there is concern that the possibility of monetary reward could distort investigators' objectivity.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • McKinney, R; Korn, D

Published Date

  • January 2005

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 2 / 1

Start / End Page

  • e9 -

PubMed ID

  • 15696219

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC545202

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1549-1676

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1371/journal.pmed.0020009


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States