SRF Schweiz: Medikamentenversuche an Menschen

July 8, 2016: Swiss Public Television SRF uncovered evidence that “human rights were breached” in non-consensual drug tests conducted on patients at a psychiatric clinic in Herisau, Switzerland in the 1950s. The experimental drug Tofanil was tested in pre-marketing trials on behalf . . . Continue reading →

Shameful Truth About Secret Government Experiments — Then & Now

We reprint below the most recent commentary by John Whitehead, a constitutional attorney and the founder of the Rutherford Institute,  which is  is committed to protecting the constitutional freedoms of every American and the integral human rights of all people. His commentary, is . . . Continue reading →

OHRP Letter to ARDSNetwork re: Investigation of Acute Respiratory DistressSyndrome

OHRP Investigation of experimental treatment for Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. ARDSNet studies: ARMA, FACCT, and ALVEOLI Table of Contents to Fax from OHRP page 1 Oct. 7, 2002 OHRP letter to: Ronald S. Newvbower, Ph.D(Mass. General Hospital), Lee E. Limbird, Ph.D. (Vanderbilt . . . Continue reading →

Individuals Participating in the ARDS Network 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, . . . Continue reading →

AHRP Testimonies and Presentations

AHRP 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 . . . Continue reading →

2005: “Cheaper than Chimpanzees” by Vera Sharav

On behalf of the Alliance for Human Research Protection, or AHRP, I want to thank the members of the Committee, for this opportunity to share with you our understanding of the complex problems presented by medical research involving vulnerable populations, such as prisoners and children. We appreciate your difficult job, and recognize that you will need to exercise courage in your assigned mission, which is to protect prisoners from research abuse and exploitation.

“Courage,” in this context, means the courage to acknowledge uncomfortable facts about current practice and to speak truth to power, Continue reading →

Survivor of Nazi Sterilization Experiments Says $8,000 Isn’t Enough

Survivor of Nazi Sterilization Experiments Says $8,000 Isn’t Enough Wed, 19 Nov 2003 Simon Rozenkier, now 75, a survivor of Nazi medical experiments has filed a lawsuit two German pharmaceutical giants, against Bayer and Schering, who supplied the infamous Dr. Josef Mengele . . . Continue reading →

MAD IN AMERICA – important new book

January 7, 2002 FYI MAD IN AMERICA (Perseus Press), a new book by Robert Whitaker, a prize winning science journalist, is sure to cause a stir. Whitaker holds psychiatry’s feet to the fire by examining the evidence in the professional psychiatric literature, . . . Continue reading →