GSK taps 'independent' experts to control trial-data access

GlaxoSmithKline ($GSK) has set up a new online system that researchers can use to ask for the data on its approved therapies. Despite a major backlash in the industry, GSK has agreed to open up the data vault to investigators who intend to publish their findings, accelerating a move in the industry to provide greater transparency to the public. But the pharma giant's "independent experts" selected to run the program include at least two people with close ties to GSK. Report

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