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Industry sponsorship leads to bias in outcomes of clinical trials

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Cochrane Methodology Reviews summarise research into important aspects of healthcare research, including sources of bias. In this Evidence Pod, Lisa Bero from the University of California in San Francisco in the US and Andreas Lundh of the Nordic Cochrane Centre in Copenhagen, Denmark describe their December 2012 review of how industry sponsorship influences the outcomes of clinical trials and outline their views on its implications.

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Updated on: December 12, 2012, 15:19

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