Center for Bioethics Papers

Document Type

Journal Article

Date of this Version

March 2007


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.


Reprinted from Journal of Clinical Investigation, Volume 117, Issue 3, March 2007, 509-510.
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Date Posted: 21 May 2007

This document has been peer reviewed.