A Bug in fMRI Software Could Invalidate 15 Years of Brain Research

Cluster failure: Why fMRI inferences for spatial extent have inflated false-positive rates, by Swedish neuroscientists Anders Eklund, Tom Nichols, and Hans Knutsson, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (2016) reveals the discovery of a major flaw in the . . . Continue reading →

Nobody Should Volunteer for Clinical Trials As Long As Research Data Is Secret

An urgent call for a debate about the ethics of data secrecy. Absent the humanitarian raison d’etre for enrolling in a clinical trial, no human being should be put at any–even minimal risk–without adequate compensation as a laborer and the protection of Workmen’s Compensation insurance.   

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AMA-JAMA to Investigate Following AHRP Complaint

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    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                        March 27, 2009 AMA REQUESTS JOURNAL OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE REVIEW Statement attributable to: Joseph M. Heyman, M.D. AMA Board Chair   "The American Medical Association is owner and publisher of the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) . . . Continue reading →

AHRP Letter of Complaint to AMA-JAMA

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AHRP has sent a letter of complaint to the American Medical Association and the JAMA Oversight Committee calling for a public apology to Dr. Jonathan Leo by the AMA, a thorough investigation, the immediate suspension of the two editors involved, and a commitment to reviewing, clarifying and publishing JAMA’s editorial policies to protect against future violations of standards for professional conduct Continue reading →