Monthly Archives: February 2005



FDA Panel Poses Pointed Questions to Drug Makers Over Risks of Painkillers – NYT Thu, 17 Feb 200 A three day public advisory panel hearing which is overflowing with attendees from around the world, is an investigation of the conduct of pharmaceutical company giants and the FDA. The hearing began […]

FDA Panel Poses Pointed Questions to Drug Makers Over Risks ...




THE NEW YORK TIMES February 12, 2005 Drug Regulators Are Trying to Quash Study, Senator Says By GARDINER HARRIS WASHINGTON, Feb. 11 – The tension and intrigue surrounding a crucial federal drug advisory committee meeting next week, already high, reached a boil on Friday when Senator Charles E. Grassley charged […]

Drug Regulators Are Trying to Quash Study, Senator Says



Thank you for the opportunity to submit this testimony for the record.

My name is Meryl Nass, M.D., and I have worked for the past twenty years as an emergency physician and internist in community hospitals in the northeastern US. I have also studied many aspects of bioterrorism since 1989. I am the person who first demonstrated, in 1992, that one could investigate an epidemic retrospectively, and prove that it was due to biological warfare, using Rhodesia's 1978-80 anthrax epidemic as a model.[1]

Testimony of Meryl Nass, MD – Senate HELP Committee, Subcommittee ...