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Nonprofit hits medical journal editors, urges inquiry

Wall Street Journal, March 27, 2009

A nonprofit group that monitors industry links to medical research called for the suspension of the top two editors of the Journal of the American Medical Association, and an investigation into allegations that they threatened a researcher who criticized a study published in the journal. The Alliance for Human Research Protection, which is often critical of industry-academic ties, made the requests in a letter it sent to the AMA and the journal.