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Study shows sugar industry buried evidence of health risks

“UCSF has put its stake in the ground on exposing industry manipulation of science.”

Dorie Apollonio, PhD

Professor

My research considers the role of scientific evidence and interest group lobbying in decision making on public health. This work uses multiple data sources including internal industry documents, campaign finance reports, administrative datasets, and interviews.

Ban voted on tobacco industry funds

UCSF faculty members voted last December 52% to 48% to no longer accept funds from manufacturers of tobacco products or their subsidiaries.

Tobacco industry cover-up of 1981 passive smoke study revealed

The tobacco industry was the silent partner behind a study to refute an influential 1981 Japanese research study about the harmful effects of passive smoke, according to UCSF School of Pharmacy tobacco policy scientist Lisa Bero, PhD and her colleague Mi-Kyung H

Tobacco firms weaken market for anti-smoking products

Tobacco companies have used their financial ties with nicotine gum and nicotine patch manufacturers to pressure these firms into weakening their marketing of nicotine replacement products according to research by UCSF School of Pharmacy scientist Lisa Bero, PhD presented in an August 14, 2002...