Hemminki E (1981)

Quality of reports of clinical trials submitted by the drug industry to the Finnish and Swedish control authorities. European Journal of Clincal Pharmacology 19:157-165.
Using drug research done during the late 1970s, Elina Hemminki, a Finnish health services researcher, showed that studies of new drugs submitted to licensing authorities were less likely to be published subsequently if they had looked for adverse effects.

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 Elina Hemminki (1948)

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