Patient groups and biomedicine: for better and for worse

Nature Medicine
Volume 26 Issue 10, October 2020
https://www.nature.com/nm/volumes/26/issues/10

 

News Feature | 07 October 2020
Patient groups and biomedicine: for better and for worse
In recent years, patient research groups have spurred culture shifts in biomedical research and governance, with many health experts lauding the benefit of these groups’ being embedded in the research process. Some, however, question private-sector influence in these groups’ newfound power.
John Zarocostas