Monthly Archives: April 2001


Submitted to the Office of Human Research Protection
by Vera Hassner Sharav and Marie M. Cassidy, Ph.D, D.Sc.

AHRP recognizes that to include children in clinical trials for any medication presents a dilemma of truly Solomonic proportions. It is a choice between continuing the practice of prescribing untested drugs for children, as is currently the operational system, or conducting meaningful trials to determine both safety and effectiveness.

Testimony Re: Research Involving Children