The National Institutes of Health has reportedly stopped
payments of a 9.3 million grant to Emory University as it is investigating an allegation
that psychiatrist Charles Nemeroff, a prominent faculty member of the
university, did not disclose his consulting properly to the school as required
by the federal government.
News media has reported that Nemeroff failed to disclose income
of one million dollars from drug companies like GlaxoSmithKline PLC in last few
years while heading a research project sponsored by the government studying Glaxo
Sen. Charles Grassley is inquiring about the potential
conflict of interest.
that there was something going on with the professor, but did not do much to
influence Dr. Nemeroff probably because this professor has gotten drug makers to
invest heavily in his department.
Emory was said to work with the NIH to assure the
government that the university is working its way to comply with the federal
But right now, the NIH placed
special requirements on Emory asking the university to provide an assurance of
compliance for each NIH grant.
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