Ethical Considerations of Patient-Funded Research for Multiple Sclerosis Therapeutics

Lilyana Amezcua, Flavia Nelson

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Abstract

Patient-funded research has started to emerge in multiple sclerosis studies, such as low-dose naltrexone and stem-cell therapy. While these represent greater opportunities for the physician, scientist, and patient, ethical concerns concerning protocol review, conflict of interests, and protection of subjects are reviewed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)945-951
Number of pages7
JournalNeurotherapeutics
Volume14
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 2017

Keywords

  • Ethics
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Patient-funded research

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