In "The Markingson Case and the Future of Health Research," Bill Gardner of Dalhousie University writes:
"The corporatization of medicine will be a disaster unless it can
incorporate elements of democratic governance. Research ethics can’t be
in the foundations of 21st century medicine unless medical corporations
can be held accountable. And there can’t be accountability unless there
is transparency about how patients and research subjects are
treated. Getting a complete and open investigation of the Markingson
case is an important battle in a long war."
Read the rest of his excellent article at The Incidental Economist.