“Eli Lilly and the Case for the Corporate Death Penalty”

"The corporate death penalty may be appropriate in cases involving recidivist violators, corporations that are deemed to be incapable of reform (i.e. inherently criminogenic)…" Continue reading →

Chemical giant paid students to drink pesticide – SundayTimes – Ethics of Human Pesticide Studies Questioned – Reuters

Chemical giant paid students to drink pesticide – SundayTimes – Ethics of Human Pesticide Studies Questioned – Reuters Wed, 15 Jan 2003 Giant multi-national chemical companies are exerting pressure on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to accept data from human pesticide . . . Continue reading →

UK Chanel 4 Investigates: The Drug Trial That Went Wrong_Critique NEJM Editorial

“The Drug Trial That Went Wrong” is an investigative report by Chanel 4 (UK) about the circumstances surrounding the near fatal drug trial testing the safety of  TGN1412, a monoclonal antibody drug, conducted in March 2006 at London’s Northwick Park Hospital. [1] http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/pr/fr/-/1/hi/health/5377226.stm  It airs momorrow. Continue reading →

Industry’s Role–NYT_Just how much ‘new research’ can we trust? Sunday Times

“There is a crisis of credibility in medicine and science,” says Dr Joseph Sonnabend who, as a former virologist for the Medical Research Council and a retired Aids physician, has watched the basis for public confidence decline.
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Disasterous Drug Trial_FDA New Rules Ensure More Disasters to Follow

Unless Congress acts to overrule the FDA, research disasters such as occurred in London, when six healthy men were exposed to an experimental substance that brought them close to death, are likely to occur with increased frequency. Continue reading →

Should EPA Accept Human Pesticide Experiments

THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION Testimony by Vera Hassner Sharav Committee on the Use of Third Party Toxicity Research with Human Research Participants Science, Technology, and Law Program The National Academies of Science January 8, 2003 My name is Vera Sharav . . . Continue reading →

Should the EPA Accept Human Pesticide Experiments?

Testimony by Vera Hassner Sharav before the Committee on the Use of Third Party Toxicity Research with Human Research Participants; Science, Technology, and Law Program; The National Academies of Science Committee on the Use of Third Party Toxicity Research with Human Research Participants

My name is Vera Sharav and I am the president and founder of The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP) a citizens’ watchdog organization monitoring human research to ensure that the moral principles enshrined in the Nuremberg Code and the Declaration of Helsinki are preserved and followed in experiments involving human beings.

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