Sunday, April 22, 2007

Biotech Businesses and NIH Guidelines

I'm not completely sure what to make of this just yet, but the Sunshine Project has some data that points out that 18 of the top 20 biotech companies (excluding companies, like DuPont and Monsanto that are not exclusively biotech), don't comply with NIH guidelines. And apparently, the 2 that do comply only do so because they are required by legislation in the municipality in which they operate (Cambridge, MA).
On a similar note, the SP also broke news about a major breach of protocol at Texas A&M involving an infection of a lab worker exposed to a weaponized biological agent.

posted by ryan griffis  # 9:55 PM

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