Monthly Archives: July 2003



Infomail Archive 2003 News Stories on Human Research Protection and Commentary by Vera Hassner Sharav Dec 19, 2003: Eli Lilly Prozac UK Fact Sheet: “Not Recommended” for Children – PMDD Withdrawn in UK Dec 19, 2003: Not-So-Public-Relations: Drug Industry & Bioethics – is it casuistry or sophistry? Dec 18, 2003: […]

Infomail Archive 2003




AHRP Letter to the editor re: editorial ARDS trial July 10, 2003. The New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 349:188-192 Number 2 http://content.nejm.org/cgi/content/extract/349/2/188 Note: The April 3, 2003 the NEJM contained an editorial in support of a controversial multi-site, clinical trial sponsored by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute […]

AHRP Letter to the editor re: editorial ARDS trial


Hopkins Asks Patients to Waive Privacy Rights to Facilitate Research Recruiting – AP/ ABC Tue, 8 Jul 2003 In the 19th century doctors robbed graves to obtain cadavers for medical training purposes. Today, medical researchers are far more ambitious– they seek backdoor access to living patients for medical experiments. A […]

Hopkins Asks Patients to Waive Privacy Rights to Facilitate Research ...


On July 3 the federal Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) issued a stinging indictment of the research review and approval process at some of the nation's most prestigious research institutions--including the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI). http://ohrp.osophs.dhhs.gov/detrm_letrs/YR03/jul03a.pdf

The retirement of Dr. Claude Lenfant, director of NHLBI was announced the same day. See: http://www.ahrp.org/infomail/03/07/03.php]

OHRP Found NHLBI Lung Experiments Violated Informed Consent