Laptop Theft Puts 13,000 Clinical Trial Participants Personal Info at Risk, Feinstein Institute Reveals

Published: Sep 18, 2012

A laptop theft from last week may have placed the personal information of about 13,000 current and previous clinical trial participants from about 50 different studies at risk, says Feinstein Institute for Medical Research. Terry Lynam with North Shore-LIJ Health System says that some of the clinical studies were drug trials, with the largest one being for rheumatoid arthritis.

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