Questioning the Rigor of Animal Data Underlying Clinical Trials

Center faculty member Spence Hey weighs in

If you sign up to take part in a clinical trial, you can trust that scientists have solid evidence from animal studies that the test drug might work, right? After all, a study based on flimsy evidence would needlessly put your health at risk and potentially waste money.

But your trust might be misguided, according to a new study.

Center faculty member Spencer Hey is quoted in this Science new story.