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Weill Cornell Dean remains on corporate payrolls, sparking debate about industry's role in academia

Cornell Daily Sun, November 30, 2012

The dean of Weill Cornell Medical College has remained a high-ranking director at two of the world’s largest medical companies since she was named to WCMC’s top post in Fall 2011. Leading research ethicists say such close financial ties to big business can prove harmful. UTMB’s Dr. Howard Brody said it is important to push institutions to eradicate potential conflicts of interest whenever they may arise.


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