About the Authors

Adriane Fugh-Berman

To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail:ajf29@georgetown.edu

Douglas Melnick

Competing Interests

AF-B has provided paid expert testimony on behalf of plaintiffs regarding pharmaceutical marketing practices. AF-B is Principal Investigator of PharmedOut.org, a project funded through the Attorney General Consumer and Prescriber Education grant program, created as part of a 2004 settlement between Warner-Lambert, a division of Pfizer, and the Attorneys General of 50 States and the District of Columbia, to settle allegations that Warner-Lambert conducted an unlawful marketing campaign for the drug Neurontin (gabapentin) that violated state consumer protection laws. DM declares that he has no competing interests.