Federal Regulations

  1. Public Health Service (PHS) – Responsibility of Applicants for Promoting Objectivity in Research for Which PHS Funding is Sought (42 CRF 50, Subpart F)
    1. NIH Conflict of Interest Website

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  1. Public Health Service (PHS) – Responsible Prospective Contractors (45 CFR 94)

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  1. National Science Foundation (NSF) – Conflict of Interest Policies

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  1. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) – Financial Disclosure by Clinical Investigators (21 CFR 45)

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  1. Department of Justice (DOJ) – “Research Independence and Integrity” for CFDA No. 16.560 grants (NIJ’s Research, Evaluation and Development Project Grants Program)

 DOJ: FAQ page

Federal Reports on COI

  1. AAMC: Financial Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Research (2008) 

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  1. AAU: Report on Individual and Institutional Conflict of Interest (2001)

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  1. DHHS: Financial Relationships and Interests in Research Involving Human Subjects (2004)

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Articles about COI

  1. Government-University-Industry Research Roundtable: Overcoming Barriers to Collaborative Research: Report of a Workshop
  2. JAMA: Reporting Financial Conflicts of Interest and Relationships Between Investigators and Research Sponsors
  3. JAMA: Restoring Balance to Industry-Academia Relationships in an Era of Institutional Financial Conflicts of Interest

COI Tutorials

  1. National Institutes of Health Tutorial
  2. Columbia University
  3. University of Minnesota Online Tutorial: Potential Conflicts of Interest