Report 2006-108 Recommendation 9 Responses

Report 2006-108: California Institute for Regenerative Medicine: It Has a Strategic Plan, but It Needs to Finish Developing Grant-Related Policies and Continue Strengthening Management Controls to Ensure Policy Compliance and Cost Containment (Release Date: February 2007)

Recommendation #9 To: Regenerative Medicine, California Institute for

To provide employees with the information they need to disclose all potential conflicts of interest, the institute should develop the necessary procedures to ensure that its employees are aware of the companies that apply for funding.

6-Month Agency Response

The institute's conflict-of-interest procedure for institute employees now incorporates a mechanism that identifies all entities that have applied for funding pursuant to a particular request for applications. Employees are to review a list of applicants to note any conflicts and disqualify themselves from reviewing any application with which they may have a conflict of interest. (See 2008-406 p. 199)

  • Response Date: December 2007

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2006-108

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.