Cancer Trials: 60% to 70% of subjects are children – WSJ

July 26, 2002 Cancer Trials: 60% to 70% of subjects are children – Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal reports that there is a shortage of people volunteering to test experimental cancer drugs. “Overall, only 3% to 4% of cancer patients . . . Continue reading →

Ethical Concerns Re: U.S. Sponsored Genetic Experiments in China

Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav February 18, 2002  FYI United States Government Sponsored Genetic Research in Rural China Raises Troubling Ethical Concerns A January 2002 report in China Daily, byXiong Lei, the senior journalist with China Features, Xinhua News Agency(below), raises troubling . . . Continue reading →

Recent developments in gene transfer research: risk and ethics

Recent developments in gene transfer research: risk and ethics Mon, 10 Jan 2005 An analysis by Dr. Jonathan Kimmelman, in the British Medical Journal provides an illuminating, clearly articulated discussion about the ethical dilemmas that challenge gene transfer experiments – essentially a . . . Continue reading →