Academic backs Ken Harvey’s stance against La Trobe-Swisse deal

An academic has publicly backed the actions of Dr Ken Harvey in criticising a new $15 million partnership deal between La Trobe University and vitamin giant Swisse.

Dr Harvey (pictured) recently resigned from his position as an Adjunct Associate Professor within the School of Public Health at La Trobe University, in protest of the deal.

Dr Paul Biegler, Adjunct Fellow in Bioethics at Monash University, has outlined several concerns regarding the La Trobe-Swisse deal, including the risk of bias and whether effective research can even