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Clinical Trials Have Gone Global: Is This a Good Thing?

  • Trudie Lang mail,

    trudie.lang@ndm.ox.ac.uk

    Affiliation: Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom

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  • Sisira Siribaddana

    Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine & Allied Sciences, University of Rajarata, Mihintale, Sri Lanka, Institute of Research & Development, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka

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  • Published: June 12, 2012
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1001228

About the Authors

Trudie Lang
Centre for Tropical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
Sisira Siribaddana
Faculty of Medicine & Allied Sciences, University of Rajarata, Mihintale, Sri Lanka
Sisira Siribaddana
Institute of Research & Development, Battaramulla, Sri Lanka

Corresponding Author

Email: trudie.lang@ndm.ox.ac.uk

Competing Interests

SS has been funded by the Wellcome Trust UK and had several travel grants from Servier (before 1999), Novo Nordisk (before 1999), and Elly Lilly (before 1999). SS is also ethics review committee chairman of the Faculty of Medicine and Allied Sciences Rajarata University of Sri Lanka. TAL has declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Wrote the first draft of the manuscript: TAL SS. Contributed to the writing of the manuscript: TAL SS. ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: TAL SS. Agree with manuscript results and conclusions: TAL SS.