Alliance for Human Research Protection  Fri, 18 Jul 2003 Dear Dr. Campbell and others concerned about ethical research: This is in response to your July 11 comments objecting to AHRP’s criticism of the ethics of two controversial ARDS experiments sponsored by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute conducted at participating ARDSNetwork centers. Your comments…

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Dissenting Opinion: Against Waiving Parental Permission for Research July 25, 2001 To: Mary Faith Marshall, Ph.D, Chairperson, National Human Research Protections Advisory Committee Department of Health and Human Services Re: Specific Comment on FDA’s Decision to Adopt HHS 45 CFR 46 Subpart D, EXCLUDING §46.408 (c) Dissenting opinion of Vera Hassner Sharav, Founder and President,…

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AHRP Campaign to Protect Children from Harm Oct 15: FDA Orders Black Box Warnings on Antidepressants labels and Patient Information Guides to Warn about Suicide risk Oct 3: BBC PANORAMA TONIGHT – Taken on Trust – 13 years-Medical Deception Sep 30: GSK Sales Reps told NOT to Divulge Paxill Data / Merck Withdraws Vioxx Sep…

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THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) 142 West End Ave, Suite 28P New York, NY 10023 212-595-8974 ahrp@researchprotection.org September 4, 2002 Michael Carome, MD Associate Director for Regulatory Affairs Office for Human Research Protections The Tower Building 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 200 Rockville, Maryland 20852 Re: Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network (ARDSNet) Study Entitled…

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OHRP Response to AHRP re: Surrogate Consent to Research Office of the Secretary Department of Health & Human Services Office of Public Health and Science Office for Human Research Protections Rockville, Maryland E-mail: mcarome@osophs.dhhs.gov August 28, 2002 Vera Hassner Sharav President, The Alliance for Human Research Protection John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D. Board Member, The…

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Protecting People with Mental Disabilities and Impairments against Biomedical Research Abuse[*] By John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC, USA Vera Hassner Sharav, MLS, Alliance for Human Research Protection, New York, USA People with mental disabilities and impairments historically have been targeted by biomedical researchers and their governmental and industrial…

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Protecting Human Subjects in Research: Are Current Safeguards Adequate? AHRP Testimony submitted to Congressional Committee April 23, 2002 Vera Hassner Sharav, President, and John H. Noble, Jr., Ph.D., steering committee member, The Alliance for Human Research Protection (AHRP), before the Subcommittee on Public Health, Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions, United States Senate at…

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Smallpox Vaccine Program snag–Union Workers demand Protections – WashPost Fri, 17 Jan 2003 Assuming responsibility for one’s actions is one of the hall marks of morality. The Administration protects the vaccine manufacturers and administering agents from liability but resists providing compensation to those who suffer significant adverse effects, including life-long disability or death. Unions and…

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 THE ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP) http://www.ahrp.org 142 West End Ave. Suite 28P New York, NY 10023 Testimony by The Alliance for Human Research Protection Committee on Ways and Means Hearing on Protections for Foster Children Enrolled in Clinical Trials May 18, 2005 On March 10, 2004, The ALLIANCE FOR HUMAN RESEARCH PROTECTION (AHRP)…

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Netracor J & J heart Drug May Raise Risk of Dying Wed, 20 Apr 2005 A new research challenges the safety level linked with the drug ‘Natretor.’ Scios Inc., a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson is the maker of “Natrecor.” “Researchers say that the use of heart-failure drug Natrecor results in death within a month…

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AHRP Comments Re: EPA Proposed Rule for Human Pesticide Research Wed, 30 Nov 2005 Help us stop a proposed government policy that would lead to the proliferation of unthinkable human pesticide experiments such as the infamous CHEERS experiment. CHEERS was designed to expose toddlers to pesticides so that EPA investigators could record the effects of…

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