Research, innovation, and safety: Doing the right thing
Legal Affairs Correspondent, National Public Radio, Washington, DC
Philip A. Pizzo, MD
Dean and Professor of Pediatrics and of Microbiology and Immunology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Thomas P. Stossel, MD
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
P. Roy Vagelos, MD
Chairman, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.; Chairman, Theravance, Inc.; Former CEO, Merck & Co., Inc.
Dr. Stossel reported that he has ownership interests in ZymeQuest, Inc., and in Critical Biologics Corp.; has intellectual property rights in Critical Biologics Corp.; has received consulting/advisory fees from Merck, Inc.; has received honoraria from Pfizer, Inc.; and has received royalties from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
All other participants reported that they have no financial interests, relationships, or affiliations that pose a potential conflict of interest with this article.