This Wolfe isn't in sheep's clothing

Cassels, Alan
March 2009
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p584
Academic Journal
An interview with Dr. Sidney Wolfe, an appointed member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. When asked about if he has any conflicts of interest with the appointment, he answers with no. Wolfe stresses that his move of eliminating drugs in the market is brought by fraud and failure to disclose information. He also denies the accusation of people calling him extremist in relation to medical treatments.


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