ACRE Study Finds Medical Journal Discussion of Academic/Industry Relationships Unbalanced

April 12, 2012 – The Association of Clinical Researchers and Educators (ACRE) announced yesterday the publication of a study in Nature Biotechnology showing that top-tier medical journals focus on the “supposed problems from academic-industry interactions and not on the benefits,” which results in a bias against such interaction. According to an ACRE press release, the study demonstrates that “there is scant original evidence supporting claims that the industry-physician relationship is harmful to patients as is often reported in the top four medical journals.” To read more, go to: