Editorial Snapshot: Industry bias in research: is transparency enough?
- Published: 2021/09/15
Potential biases in scientific research and how they are addressed are important indicators of the quality and validity of the work. The growing connection between industry and research institutions has raised concerns in academic communities, especially in biomedical fields, over the biases associated with conflicts of interest. For example, in a previous study examining the role of company sponsorship on research outcomes, it was found that industry-sponsored studies were more likely to have favorable efficacy results.