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Adil Shamoo Quotes

I think the National Institutes of Health should take responsibility for conducting this type of clinical trial, where controversy and potential harm to the population are at stake.
Adil Shamoo
#Controversy

In light of the problems they just had, I'm surprised they're doing this. What I would like to see are conflict-of-interest statements and complete financial disclosures for all involved, and the patients should be told that. This will affect what they're doing and the integrity of the research.
Adil Shamoo
#Problems

In these two cases I would say scientists were overzealous, too quick to push ahead. Scientists feel the pressure of our society like everyone else. Their decisions are clouded by visions of fame and dollars.
Adil Shamoo
#Scientists

There is tremendous pressure today to be first. If you do something first, all the money and fame will come to you. All that is an obvious seduction for doing something like this.
Adil Shamoo
#Fame

Unfortunately, research institutions and universities have not taken this issue seriously. They pay lip service to responsible conduct and research integrity.
Adil Shamoo
#Research

Right now scientific fraud and misconduct is alive and well in this country. We don't have to go to South Korea.
Adil Shamoo
#Country

If the IRS never conducted audits, what do you think would happen to people paying taxes in this country? If the public knows the IRS never conducts audits, don't you think there will be an increase in problems?
Adil Shamoo
#Country

Publish and hold your breath is a hell of a way of handling public health issues.
Adil Shamoo
#Health

Will it decrease fraud to zero? No. But if we reduce it to 50 percent, it could save $10 billion to $15 billion.
Adil Shamoo
#Fraud

One of the issues we're going to have to address is institutional culture, which makes it easier for such behavior. Institutions haven't really dealt with these issues in a forthright manner. They're closing their eyes to it, or only opening them slightly.
Adil Shamoo
#Behavior

Our top research institutions brag about the amount of money they bring in, not the amount of new knowledge. It's really disturbing.
Adil Shamoo
#Knowledge