written on 17.06.2014

Merck seeks sanctions against Brown U doc over Vioxx comments


David Egilman, a professor of family medicine at Brown University, was once a federal witness in a lawsuit filed against Merck over the now-long-withdrawn Vioxx. Merck finally closed the books on all the Vioxx suits last summer, but the company is now asking a federal judge to sanction Egilman for leaking info to the <em>Wall Street Journal</em>.