Doshi on The NY Times: Breaking the Seal on Drug Research

July 2, 2013

Doshi NY Times

Dr. Peter Doshi’s (former MIT Hugh Hampton Young Fellow) renown comes not from solving the puzzles of cancer or discovering the next blockbuster drug, but from pushing the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies to open their records to outsiders in an effort to better understand the benefits and potential harms of the drugs that billions of people take every day. Together with a band of far-flung researchers and activists, he is trying to unearth data from clinical trials — complex studies that last for years and often involve thousands of patients across many countries — and make it public. Read the New York Times full article. Photo by Steve Ruark, NY Times

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