The not-for-profit form and translational research: Kerr revisited?

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Translational research conducted in academic health centers is confounded by the organizational structure in which the work is performed. Investigators must obtain research funding and appropriate recognition as a part of a research team in a not-for-profit environment which has more readily rewarded basic work, and individual accomplishments. What results is a unique form of conflict of interest, best understood by relating the basic principles underlying the not-for-profit form to the conduct of translational research in the AHC setting.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number19
JournalJournal of Translational Medicine
StatePublished - Apr 29 2005

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  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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