Research Integrity Archive

Go Forth and Replicate: On Creating Incentives for Repeat Studies

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2016 Laura and John Arnold Foundation Annual Report

The Laura and John Arnold Foundation today issued its 2016 Annual Report, “Reforming Systems to Improve Lives.” The report explains that LJAF’s approach to philanthropy is focused on identifying effective, sustainable solutions that address the root causes of a problem. Laura and John Arnold stated that this approach has begun to demonstrate success in several … Read More

Laura and John Arnold Foundation announces $3.6 million grant to increase clinical trial transparency for FDA approved drugs and interventions

HOUSTON, TX—The Laura and John Arnold Foundation (LJAF) today announced a $3.6 million grant to Bioethics International. The funding will allow the nonprofit group to expand its Good Pharma Scorecard, which is focused on increasing clinical trial transparency and integrity so patients can better access medicines. The first edition of the scorecard, released in 2015, … Read More

Why journalists should stop publishing studies conducted with mice

On a near-daily basis, the public is bombarded with news headlines announcing the latest “breakthrough” findings related to cancer, obesity, psychological disorders, and so on. Here are just a few examples from the past couple of years: “High fat/low carb diet could help treat schizophrenia” (Yahoo News) “A 12-Hour Window for a Healthy Weight” (New … Read More

Podcast: Jennifer Miller, Ph.D., and the Good Pharma Scorecard

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