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Science for SaleThe Perils, Rewards, and Delusions of Campus Capitalism$
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Daniel S. Greenberg

Print publication date: 2007

Print ISBN-13: 9780226306254

Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013

DOI: 10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.001.0001

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Profits and Principles

Profits and Principles

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(p.220) 11 Profits and Principles
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Science for Sale
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University of Chicago Press
DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226306261.003.0012

This chapter discusses the conflict between the pursuit of profits and scientific principles, focusing on the case of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) which was considered the center of the biotechnology industry boom. It highlights problems related to business-based scandals in academic science, conflicts of commitment, restraints on publication, and proper behavior in the management and conduct of research connecting academe and industry. This chapter discusses the opinion of Lisa Bero, professor of clinical pharmacy at UCSF and chair of the Chancellor's Advisory Committee on Conflict of Interest, on these issues.

Keywords:   profits, scientific principles, UCSF, biotechnology industry, business-based scandals, conflicts of commitment, restraints on publication, conflicts of interest, Lisa Bero

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