Testimonies and Presentations

Sep 8, 2005: AHRP Testimony: NYS Hearing –AIDS Drug /Vaccine Experiments on Foster Children

July 18, 2005: Cheaper than Chimpanzees Statement by Vera Hassner Sharav before the Committee on Ethical Consideration for Revisions to DHHS Regulations on Protection of Prisoners Involved in Research

July 2- 8, 2005: Protecting People with Mental Disabilities & Impairments Against Biomedical Research Abuse by John H. Noble, Jr., PhD and Vera Hassner Sharav. Presented by John Noble at the 29th International Congress on Law & Mental Health, Paris.

June 1-3, 2005: America’s Overmedicated Children. Presented by Vera Sharav at Youth and Medicines workshop, KILEN: Consumers Institute for Medicines and Health, Stockholm, Sweden.

Feb 8, 2005: Testimony of Meryl Nass, MD – Senate HELP Committee, Subcommittee on Bioterrorism

October 8, 2004: Presentation at the International Center for Psychiatry & Psychology: Sharav, VH. Screening for Mental Illness: the Merger of Eugenics and the Drug Industry, Published in: Ethical Human Psychology & Psychiatry, Vol 7, Summer 2005

Sep 2004: FDA’s Waiting Game Exposes Children to Preventable Risks (Comments to FDA Advisory Committee, Sept 13-14, 2004 Meeting re Suicidality Associated with Antidepressant Drug Treatment)

Feb 2, 2004: Where is the Scientific Evidence to Justify Exposing Children to the Risks of Antidepressant Drugs?

Summer 2003: The Impact of the FDA Modernization Act on the Recruitment of Children for Research, by Vera Sharav, published in Ethical Human Sciences & Services

August 18, 2003: Comments submitted by The Alliance for Human Research Protection Re: Best Pharmaceuticals for Children Act of 2002

June 26, 2003: AHRP Testimonies re: Fatal ARDS lung experiment

January 8, 2003: “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

May 6, 2002: “Conflicts of Interest In Clinical Trials”, a presentation by Vera Hassner Sharav before the U.S. Army Medical Department and Henry M. Jackson Foundation for Advancement of Military Medicine

April 23, 2002: AHRP Testimony submitted by Dr. John H. Noble, Jr., and Vera Sharav to U. S. Senate re: Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate

October 1, 2001: AHRP Amicus Brief Supporting Maryland Court of Appeals Landmark Decision in Higgins v Kennedy Krieger Institute

April, 2001: Comments Submitted to the Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) by Vera Hassner Sharav and Marie M. Cassidy, Ph.D, D.Sc.

February 2, 2000: Congressional Testimony submitted by Vera Sharav: “Chemically Induced Psychosis Experiments: An Inhumane Paradigm in Psychiatric Research”

January, 2000: Evidence of Neuroleptic Drug-Induced Brain Damage in Patients: A partial, Annotated Bibliography by Vera Hassner Sharav

September 18, 1997: Research Victims Testify before the National Bioethics Advisory Commission

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