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Model language unveiled to help clinical researchers disclose financial conflicts

Baltimore -- Facing a wide range of practices on how financial conflicts of interest are disclosed to potential clinical research participants, experts at Johns Hopkins University, Duke University, and Wake Forest University have published new language designed to help clinical researchers better disclose their financial interests in research. Featured in the January 2007 issue of IRB: Ethics and Human Research, the new language is designed to provide guidance for researchers seeking to properly disclose the types of financial interests most commonly found in clinical research.

"There is near-universal agreement about the need for clinical researchers to disclose financial interests to research participants, but until now there has been little guidance available on exactly how to do it," said principal investigator Jeremy Sugarman, M.D., the Harvey M. Meyerhoff Professor of Bioethics and Medicine at the Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics. "Our team looked beyond the need for disclosure. We researched how it should be done. Using an empirically-based approach, we have helped create the right tools to do the right thing. The new language is a model for others to use, test, and improve upon."

Developed as part of an ongoing, $3 million-dollar project called the Conflict of Interest Notification Study (COINS), the new disclosure statements are designed to be used in written materials provided to potential research participants before giving their informed consent.

"If you are thinking about participating in a clinical research trial, you should understand what you are getting yourself into, and that includes any financial interests involved," said Kevin Weinfurt, Ph.D., deputy director of the Center for Clinical and Genetic Economics at the Duke Clinical Research Institute. "We also recognized that people vary in their informational needs. So to provide adequate disclosure to all people, we included a core statement in the new
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Contact: Ed Bodensiek
ebodensiek@jhu.edu
410-516-8523
Johns Hopkins University
19-Jan-2007


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