UCLA Reaches Deal With Glaxo Over Controversial Drug-Discovery Contest

[Updated (7/3/2013, 4:59 p.m.) with comment from Glaxo.]

Researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles are free to participate in a "fast track" drug-discovery competition sponsored by the drug maker GlaxoSmithKline—now that the "fast track" part of it has been removed.

Glaxo sent researchers at UCLA and other institutions an offer in late May to join a