October 1, 2001 Text of AHRP Amicus Brief filed with the Maryland Court of Appeals in support of the Court’s ruling against Kennedy Krieger Institute for exposing children to lead poison in an experiment. The Court of Appeals Decision Validates AHRP’s Stand Against Using Children in Harmful Research Experiments. ___________________________________________________ […]

AHRP Files Court Brief to Protect Children from Harmful Research

Testimony Submitted to the  Office of Human Research Protection (OHRP) by Vera Hassner Sharav and  Marie M. Cassidy, Ph.D, D.Sc. April, 2001 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 […]

Sharav / Cassidy – OHRP Testimony, 4/01

AHRP Letter to Editor re: ARDS published NEJM Fri, 11 Jul 2003 A truncated version of a Letter to the editor submitted by John H. Noble, Jr., PhD and Vera Sharav appears in the current July 10, 2003, issue of The New England Journal of Medicine. Note: On April 3, […]

AHRP Letter to Editor re: ARDS published NEJM

Calls Mounting for FDA Revamp / Americans Are the most medicated population in the world – DHHS Sun, 26 Dec 2004 A government survey by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, confirms that Americans are the most medicated population in the world – 44 percent of Americans had […]

Calls Mounting for FDA Revamp / Americans Are the most ...

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 […]

Research Protection for Children

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Department of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine Robert M. Nelson, M.D., Ph.D. 34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard, Rm. 1513 Chair, Committees for the Protection of Human Subjects Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19104-4399 Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Pediatrics (215) 590-9180 Office (267) 426-5035 Fax November 25, […]

Public Comments Re: Smallpox Vaccine Trial on 2 to 5 ...