“In the wake of recent considerable criticism concerning conflicts of interest at the $3 billion California stem cell agency, its leaders have taken to saying 'no actual conflicts' have been found at the agency.
“That assertion is simply not true.”
The view from the California Stem Cell Report:
“California’s Fair Political Practices Commission (FPCC) decided that Burnham Institute President violated conflict-of-interest rules by writing a letter to the California Institute of Regenerative Medicine appealing a decision that an affiliate of his institute was ineligible for funding.”
And as for my testimony at the IOM hearing last April, here is a link to my statement, which includes a discussion of conflicts of interest.