Published: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 02:03
Medicine — we love it, we praise it, we have faith in it, we take it, but should we trust it? Normally we think researchers, doctors and other health professionals have our best interests at heart, but all too often we forget how corrupting money can be, even in the most virtuous of professions. In recent years there has been a general growing concern about the ethical behavior of pharmaceutical companies and the universities that collaborate with them — unfortunately, Brown included.
In the 1990s, Professor of Psychiatry and …