Letter to the Editor of The Washington Post Criticizing NIH Director’s Plan for Internal Probe of Its Own Alcohol Study

March 25, 2018

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In a letter to the editor of The Washington Post, Public Citizen attacked National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis Collins’s plan for an internal investigation into allegations that senior NIH officials orchestrated a concerted campaign to obtain funding from the alcoholic beverage industry for a $100 million study of the health effects of moderate alcohol consumption.

Read our March 19, 2018, and March 22, 2018, letters to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General regarding the NIH alcohol study.