GlaxoSmithKline Researchers Suppressed Data From China Tests of MS Drug

Published: Jul 24, 2013

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by Richard Daverman, PhD

July 23, 2013 -- Two years ago, an internal audit of practices at GlaxoSmithKline’s Shanghai R&D facility showed serious problems. Researchers did not report a total of six test results of a multiple sclerosis drug. By the time the tests were discovered, the drug, ozanezumab, was already being tested in humans. When GSK officials looked at the data, they stopped testing the drug in patients with MS, though trials for Lou Gherig’s disease were allowed to continue. The New York Times obtained a copy of the audit and broke the story, which was not previously known. More details....

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