According to its website, "[t]he International Epidemiology Institute is a unique senior biomedical research organization founded in 1994 by scientists from the National Cancer Institute....[that] provides state-of-the-science expertise for addressing the complex biomedical issues that confront both the public and private sectors, universities, and other institutions in today's rapidly changing world." (http://www.ieiltd.com/; accessed 3/2/04)
Until October 15, 2000, IEI listed "Corporate Counseling" and "Litigation Support" among the list of services published on its website. (http://www.ieiltd.com/info.htm; accessed 3/4/04) Vanderbilt University
According to Bloomberg Financial News (Mobile Phones Don't Cause Brain Cancer of Leukemia, Study Finds; 2/26/02), IEI completed a study that cost $373,000 and was funded in part by Denmark's largest phone company, Tele Danmark A/S, which is partially owned by SBC Communications, and the second-largest mobile phone service in Denmark, Sonofon A/S, owned by Telenor AS and BellSouth Corp.