IOM Committee Considers Prison Research Sun, 24 Jul 2005 Today¹s New York Times Magazine cover story, Planet of the Retired Chimpanzees By CHARLES SIEBERT, reports that chimpanzees who have served as subjects in biomedical research can look forward to being set free in one of 12 specially built chimp sanctuaries ³the prettiest places in all…

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THE ALIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) 142 West End Avenue, Suite 28P New York, NY 10023 www.ahrp.org FDA Docket Number 02N-0466 Comments re: Proposed smallpox vaccine trial to test the safety of Dryvax administration to children 2 to 5 years of age Recent public and professional debate about smallpox vaccine and its risks provides…

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DHHS Report: Contradicting itself on drug imports – OpEd Peter Rost Wed, 5 Jan 2005 Dr. Peter Rost, a Pfizer Vice-President of Marketing knows about the financial underpinnings of drug pricing. He has taken a consciencious public position (unsusual in that industry) because he believes the American public has a right to know the truth…

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FDA Response to Utah Court Must Be Truthful Re: Zoloft / SSRI Suicidal Risks Mon, 29 Aug 2005 Related link: FDA Amicus Curiae–Kallas–claims FDA infallibility pre-empts state safety laws (warning: large 1.6 MB file) A federal judge in Utah has asked the FDA to explain its position as it relates to the association between antidepressants…

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October 1, 2001 Text of AHRP Amicus Brief filed with the Maryland Court of Appeals in support of the Court’s ruling against Kennedy Krieger Institute for exposing children to lead poison in an experiment. The Court of Appeals Decision Validates AHRP’s Stand Against Using Children in Harmful Research Experiments. ___________________________________________________ IN THE COURT OF APPEALS…

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August 26, 2002 OHRP Retreats from Providing Public Info re: Compliance Activities FYI A newly posted announcement by the Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP), dated July 15, rescinds the agency’s announced policy of making public the content of its letters of determination following the agency’s investigation of compliance / noncompliance with federal human protection…

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Risk Bearing Children February 27, 2001 Would you volunteer your child to be a "risk-bearing" subject in drug experiments? When Jonathan Swift published A Modest Proposal in 18th century Ireland, he offered a sure solution to the country’s hunger and economic ills: The poor could sell their year-old children as food to the rich…. God-fearing…

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