ARTICLE | Politics & Policy

EMA publishes conflict of interest rules

October 15, 2010 12:45 AM UTC

The European Medicines Agency (EMA) published rules on how the agency will handle potential conflicts of interests for members of its scientific committees, including CHMP and COMP. The rule classifies conflicts into three categories --direct, indirect and none-- and may restrict the involvement of a member depending on the nature of the conflict of interest, the time passed since the interest occurred and the type of activity that the member would be involved with. ...