Research Ethics Boards: No Data on Quality of For-Profit or Non-Profit IRBs

  • Adil E Shamoo,
  • Elizabeth Woeckner
  • Published: October 31, 2006
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0030459

About the Authors

Competing Interests

AES declares that he has no competing interests. EW is employed on an ad hoc basis in civil litigation to provide research support in the area of regulatory affairs. None of the cases in which she has been employed have involved the authors, Western Institutional Review Board, or the academic institutions mentioned in the article to which this letter responds.