July 25, 2001 Bioethics and Big Bucks – US NEWS In a July 14 infomail about the ethics of cloning, and bioethicist Glenn McGee’s letter of resignation from the “ethics advisory board” of Advanced Cell Technology, I asked: “how can bioethicists retain . . . Continue reading →
To: Mary Faith Marshall, Ph.D, Chairperson, National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee, Department of Health and Human Services
Re: Specific Comment on FDA’s Decision to Adopt HHS 45 CFR 46 Subpart D, EXCLUDING §46.408 (c)
Dissenting opinion of Vera Hassner Sharav, Founder and President, AHRP: Alliance for Human Research Protection, member, Children’s Workgroup of the National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
This dissenting opinion reflects the position of AHRP and was prepared in collaboration with Howard Fishman, M.S. W., M.Ed, and John H. Noble, Jr., PhD, AHRP board members.
Government Agency Caves in to Johns Hopkins pressure July 21, 2001 In its July 19 letter to Johns Hopkins, the Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) outlined serious violations beyond those in the experiment that killed a healthy volunteer. Those violations raised . . . Continue reading →
OHRP suspends Johns Hopkins Research license for Fed funded research July 19, 2001 The death of Ellen Roche, a healthy young woman before she was killed in a fatal hexamethonium inhalation experiment at Johns Hopkins University, has opened Pandora’s box, demonstrating that . . . Continue reading →
Johns Hopkins Admits Fault in Fatal Experiment July 17, 2001 The experiment that killed Ellen Roche, a healthy 24 year old volunteer–who was clearly not informed about the risks she was incurring by breathing hexamethonium–demonstrates that there are no protections that ordinary . . . Continue reading →