In the past, the California stem cell research agency has resisted calls to publicly disclose the personal financial interests of its grant review teams. Given the level of biotech entrenchment on its governing board, that seems a good way to reveal, if not help prevent, any conflicts of interest. But now CIRM is rejecting the suggestion - from a state auditor - that it merely ask the Attorney General for an opinion on the matter. As usual, the California Stem Cell Report has the details.
Posted in California, Jesse Reynolds's Blog Posts, Stem Cell Research
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Comment by Alex T, Nov 21st, 2007 12:28am
It seems forcing anything on such a group through legislation would prove to be a long, heated, uphill battle.