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Shire pledges to exclusively publish in open-access journals

January 26, 2018 4:42 PM UTC

Shire plc (LSE:SHP; NASDAQ:SHPG) adopted a new transparency policy under which it will only submit Shire-supported research manuscripts to journals that allow free public access. The company announced the mandate on Jan. 23 at the International Society for Medical Publication Professionals meeting in London.

Shire's Head of R&D Communications Jaren Madden told BioCentury the policy covers preclinical, clinical and postmarketing data...