Potential Conflicts of Interest at the NIH Congress continues to investigate charges that some scientists at the National Institutes of Health have taken money from private companies and universities that, in turn, receive grants or other favorable treatment from the NIH. NPR's Joe Palca and guests look at money, research and conflicts of interest.

Guests:

Elias Zerhouni
Director, National Institutes of Health

Rep. Jim Greenwood (R-PA)
*Congressman from the 8th District
*Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
*Energy and Commerce Committee

Thomas H. Murray
*Member, Blue Ribbon Panel on Conflict of Interest Policies
*Bioethicist
*President, The Hastings Center in Garrison, N.Y.

James Siedow
*Member, Blue Ribbon Panel on Conflict of Interest Policies
*Vice provost for research, professor of biology at Duke University
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Congress continues to investigate charges that some scientists at the National Institutes of Health have taken money from private companies and universities that, in turn, receive grants or other favorable treatment from the NIH. NPR's Joe Palca and guests look at money, research and conflicts of interest.

Guests:

Elias Zerhouni
Director, National Institutes of Health

Rep. Jim Greenwood (R-PA)
*Congressman from the 8th District
*Chairman, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations
*Energy and Commerce Committee

Thomas H. Murray
*Member, Blue Ribbon Panel on Conflict of Interest Policies
*Bioethicist
*President, The Hastings Center in Garrison, N.Y.

James Siedow
*Member, Blue Ribbon Panel on Conflict of Interest Policies
*Vice provost for research, professor of biology at Duke University