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“I wish I could say I was surprised,” commented Robert Schooley, MD, of the University of California San Diego, who acknowledged, “there remain gaps in that scientific understanding. . .” You bet there are . . . .

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AHRP Letter to Editor re: ARDS published NEJM Fri, 11 Jul 2003 A truncated version of a Letter to the editor submitted by John H. Noble, Jr., PhD and Vera Sharav appears in the current July 10, 2003, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Note: On April 3, 2003 the NEJM published several…

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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 ethical concerns about U.S. government-sponsoredgenetic research in rural China. The research under question…

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Wed, 04 May 2005 Researchers Tested AIDS Drugs on Children, Associated Press On March 10, 2004, The Alliance for Human Research Protection filed a complaint with the FDA and the federal Office of Human Research Protection about a series of AIDS drug experiments conducted on New York City children in foster care. That complaint prompted…

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http://hedwig.mgh.harvard.edu/ardsnet/faq.html#3 The individuals participating in the ARDS Network are listed below: Steering Committee Chair:     Gordon Bernard, M.D., Vanderbilt University Clinical Coordinating Center:     Massachusetts General Hospital: David Schoenfeld, Ph.D. B. Taylor Thompson, M.D. Nancy Ringwood, R.N., CCRA Cathryn Oldmixon, R.N. NHLBI Project Office: Andrea Harabin, Ph.D. Myron Waclawiw, Ph.D. Pamela Lew Clinical…

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Fri, 20 May 2005 ARMA was a government-sponsored, $41 million experiment involving 861 critically ill patients with severe lung injury–i.e., acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS). It has been at the center of continuing debate prompted by revelations that researchers at 14 of the nation’s major medical research institutions comprising the ARDS Network,* violated fundamental medical…

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