Drug researchers leak secrets to Wall St.

Doctors testing new drugs are sworn to keep their research secret until drug companies announce the final results. But elite Wall Street firms — looking to make quick profits —have found a way to harvest these secrets: They pay doctors to divulge the details early. A Seattle Times investigation found at least 26 cases in which doctors have leaked confidential and critical details of their ongoing drug research to Wall Street firms.

The Seattle Times: Business & Technology: Drug researchers leak secrets to Wall St.

BioBOOM Op/Ed: BUSTED! Would love to see someone go up the river without the proverbial paddle on this kind of thing.

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