Bitter Pill for David Healy: academia under pharma influence

Bitter Pill for David Healy: academia under pharma influence May 21, 2002 One wonders how many embarrassing causes celebres are needed before academic institutions take back control of the university from the corrosive influence of the pharmaceutical/ biotech industry? In 2000, Dr. . . . Continue reading →

Dissenting Opinion – Proposed Children’s Workgroup Reinterpretation of Fed Regs 45 CFR 46 sects. 404 & 406

Dissenting Opinion (NHRPAC Children Workgroup) re: Proposed Reinterpretation of Fed. Regs Protecting Children (45 CFR 46, sections 404 and 406) May 14, 2002 To: Alan Fleischman, MD, Chair, Children’s Workgroup of NARPAC        Mary Faith Marshall, Ph.D., Chair, NARPAC From: Vera Hassner Sharav . . . Continue reading →

Conflicts of Interest in Clinical Trials

Presented by Vera Hassner Sharav
14th Tri-Service Clinical Investigation Symposium
Sponsored by The U.S. Army Medical Department and The Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancment of Military Medicine

The cornerstone of public trust in medical research is the integrity of academic institutions and the expectation that universities, which rely on public funding, have a responsibility to serve the public good. Financial conflicts of interest affect millions of American people – those who are subjects of clinical trials testing new drugs and those who are prescribed drugs after their approval. Continue reading →

Sharav Presentation before US Army Medical Dept., May 6, 2002

CONFLICTS OF INTEREST Presented by Vera Hassner Sharav 14th TRI-SERVICE CLINICAL INVESTIGATION SYMPOSIUM Sponsored By THE U.S. ARMY MEDICAL DEPARTMENT And THE HENRY M. JACKSON FOUNDATION FOR THE ADVANCMENT OF MILITARY MEDICINE May 5-7, 2002 The cornerstone of public trust in medical . . . Continue reading →