October 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

conflicts of interest

3 min read

What are Conflict of Interests (COI)? The term COI is sometimes used inappropriately as a weapon by one party to attempt to discredit others. We see this more and more frequently in the stem cell field with boosters of for-profit, non-FDA vetted adult stem cell clinics attacking scientists for supposed COIs for what…..apparently for simply being a stem cell scientist. Onlookers may be confused about this. Being an interested party or having an interest in a general sense in something like stem cells is …Read More