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Marcia Angell, Senior Lecturer in Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is former Editor of the New England Journal of Medicine and author of The Truth About the Drug Companies.
Relationships between academic institutions and biotechnology companies create conflicts of interest that undermine the goals of academic medicine and harm the public.
The medical profession needs to be true to its purpose.
Bollier's argument, while accurate, does not go far enough.
This is an important and deeply humane essay.
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