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University of Washington Violated Federal Protections for Human Research Subjects Thu, 21 Apr 2005 A major research scandal reveals that the University of Washington in Seattle is in gross systemic violations of federal research regulations. Experiments that were conducted on vulnerable populations – including, pregnant women, neonates, children, prisoners–should never […]

University of Washington Violated Federal Protections for Human Research Subjects


US Research Community May Take Lessons in Medical Ethics from Cambodian Prostitutes Thu, 12 Aug 2004 The US medical research community may have to take lessons in medical ethics from Cambodian prostitutes. A clinical trial to test a drug used to treat HIV, Viread, for the prevention of AIDS, was […]

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Science & Ethics Hold Up EPA Nomination: pesticide experiment draws fire Fri, 08 Apr 2005 The Los Angeles Times reports that Senator Bill Nelson of Florida is equally outraged about the Environmental Protection Agency pesticide experiment that would expose 60 poor babies to pesticides to study how much harm they […]

Science & Ethics Hold Up EPA Nomination: pesticide experiment draws ...



US Gov Pesticide Exposure Experiments: Target Children–$970 per child – Wash Post Wed, 3 Nov 2004 The Washington Post reports (below) that the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced plans to enroll 60 young children in Duval County, Florida – infants to age 3 – exposing them to pesticides to study […]

US Gov Pesticide Exposure Experiments: Target Children–$970 per child – ...


  AHRP InfoMail Return to Home Page Return to InfoMail Media Coverage List MediaCoverage News Stories on Human ResearchProtection andCommentary by Vera Hassner Sharav March 15a, 2002 Harm to Alzheimer ExperimentalPatients FYI ABC reports that Bob Helms, the self-described humanguinea pig, has written a book about his experience and observations about […]

InfoMail for March 15a, 2002


Calls for Transparency- Accountability – NYC Foster Children AIDS drug trials – FoxNews/Newsday/India/Rutherford Wed, 27 Apr 2005 The efforts of AHRP to hold the medical research community and government bureaucrats accountable for engaging in unethical research practices that violate codes of ethics, harm and exploit vulnerable populationsā€¹such as children–is gaining […]

Calls for Transparency- Accountability – NYC Foster Children AIDS drug ...



FDA Anthrax vaccine documents show pentagon lied Mon, 11 Oct 2004 “A former Dover Air Force Base commander says military officials used his troops as guinea pigs in illegal medical experiments under the government’s controversial anthrax vaccination program.” “Government officials have acknowledged that the Department of Defense secretly tested squalene […]

FDA Anthrax vaccine documents show pentagon lied


Alliance for Human Research Protection in the Press Feb 17, 2005: FDA Critics Slam Plan for Safety Reform – Nature “This is smoke and mirrors and musical chairs,” says Vera Sharav, president of the New York-based Alliance for Human Research Protection. “They will be using the very same officials that […]

AHRP in the News




Screening for Mental Illness–A Diabolical, Profit-Enhancing Experiment Fri, 22 Oct 2004 Concerned citizen groups are joining our effort to stop the government from implementing a sweeping recommendation for lifetime screening for mental illness. If implemented, the first to be screened for hidden mental illness are America’s 52 million school children […]

Screening for Mental Illness–A Diabolical, Profit-Enhancing Experiment