Center for Bioethics Papers

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

March 2007


Reprinted from Journal of Clinical Investigation, Volume 117, Issue 3, March 2007, 509-510.
Publisher URL:


Conflicts of interest are known to create problems for the integrity of biomedical research. The editors of the JCI have set out a rigorous policy to help manage conflicts. But they focus only on financially generated conflicts. Here I identify other sources of conflict and offer some suggestions for their management.



Date Posted: 21 May 2007

This document has been peer reviewed.