Infomail Archive 2003

Infomail Archive 2003 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Dec 19, 2003: Eli Lilly Prozac UK Fact Sheet: “Not Recommended” for Children – PMDD Withdrawn in UK Dec 19, 2003: Not-So-Public-Relations: Drug Industry & Bioethics – . . . Continue reading →

AHRP Letter to the editor re: editorial ARDS trial

AHRP Letter to the editor re: editorial ARDS trial July 10, 2003. The New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 349:188-192 Number 2 http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/349/2/188 Note: The April 3, 2003 the NEJM contained an editorial in support of a controversial multi-site, clinical trial sponsored . . . Continue reading →

OHRP Found NHLBI Lung Experiments Violated Informed Consent

On July 3 the federal Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) issued a stinging indictment of the research review and approval process at some of the nation’s most prestigious research institutions–including the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov/detrm_letrs/YR03/jul03a.pdf

The retirement of Dr. Claude Lenfant, director of NHLBI was announced the same day. See: http://www.ahrp.org/infomail/03/07/03.php]

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