Why We Need Whistleblowers–One-third US Scientists Admit Unethical Research Practices

Why We Need Whistleblowers–One-third US Scientists Admit Unethical Research Practices Sat, 11 Jun 2005 Although the major focus of these AHRP Infomails has been on the deplorable misconduct by the pharmaceutical industry and government health care agencies, whenever we pointed a flashlight . . . Continue reading →

Researcher Who Challenged ADHD industry cleared of misconduct charges

Researcher Who Challenged ADHD industry cleared of misconduct charges Sun, 16 Oct 2005 If you thought that academia could not prey to McCarthyite bullying tactics–or could not possibly fall prey to anything like the Salem witch hunts—think again. Dr. Gretchen LeFever, a . . . Continue reading →

NIH AIDS Research Chief Rewrote Safety Report – AP

NIH AIDS Research Chief Rewrote Safety Report – AP Wed, 15 Dec 2004 John Solomon of The Associated Press continues his documented expose of the inner workings of the AIDS Division of theNational Institutes of Health (NIH). At the same time that . . . Continue reading →

FDA Underhanded Tactics Against Medical Officer Who Blew the Whistle

FDA Underhanded Tactics Against Medical Officer Who Blew the Whistle Mon, 29 Nov 2004 The Food and Drug Administration is the epicenter of a collision between medical officers in the drug safety office and senior officials in managerial positions whose focus is . . . Continue reading →

InfoMail for March 5a, 2002

  AHRP InfoMail Return to Home Page Return to InfoMail Media Coverage List MediaCoverage News Stories on Human ResearchProtection andCommentary by Vera Hassner Sharav March 5a, 2002  American Scientific Misconduct AmericaUndercuts Meaningful AIDS Research by the French FYI Science Fictions: A Scientific Mystery, . . . Continue reading →

National Institue AIDS Research–Professional Women Describe Sex Harassment – Conduct Unbecoming

National Institue AIDS Research–Professional Women Describe Sex Harassment – Conduct Unbecoming Mon, 11 Apr 2005 Just when the NIH announced that it was in the clear – citing a report issued (April 6) by a panel of the Institute of Medicine "exonerating" . . . Continue reading →

Researcher To Be Sacked After Reporting High Rates of ADHD – BMJ

Researcher To Be Sacked After Reporting High Rates of ADHD – BMJ Sun, 10 Apr 2005 The BMJ reports that Dr. Gretchen LeFever, a clinical psychologist and professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, whose published reports (since 1995) have raised the alarm . . . Continue reading →

Bitter Pill: NEJM Waited 5 Years to Report Missing Data from published Vioxx Study_WSJ

A documented report by David Armstrong of The Wall Street Journal (below) shatters the last glimmer of illusion about The New England Journal of Medicine as a bastion of scientific and moral integrity. Continue reading →