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Committee on Energy and Commerce, Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation Hearing: Institutional Review Boards that Oversee Experimental Human Testing for Profit. 2009-03-26. (Includes links to testimony, exhibit binder, and videocast.) Accessed on 2009-03-27 at: http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/index.php?q=hearing/institutional-review-boards-that-oversee-experimental-human-testing-for-profit
Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigation Hearing: Institutional Review Boards that Oversee Experimental Human Testing for Profit, Preliminary hearing transcript. Accessed on 2009-12-04 at: http://democrats.energycommerce.house.gov/Press_111/20090326/transcript_20090326_oi.pdf
Human Subjects Research: Undercover Tests Show the Institutional Review Board System Is Vulnerable to Unethical Manipulation GAO-09-448T, March 26, 2009. Accessed on 2009-03-27 at: http://www.gao.gov/new.items/d09448t.pdf
Maryland Hause Institutional Review Board (IRB): http://marylandhauseirb.com/
Maryland Hause Institutional Review Board CEO Skipper Dawg (deceased): http://www.circare.org/images/skipper_dawg.jpg
Maryland Hause IRB HHS Office for Human Research Protections IRB registration (link dead as of 2009-12-04): http://ohrp.cit.nih.gov/search/irbdtl.asp?IRBID=6374
Device Med-Systems: http://devicemedsystems.com/
Device Med-Systems HHS Office for Human Research Protections Federal Wide Assurance (FWA) Registration (link dead as of 2009-12-04): http://ohrp.cit.nih.gov/search/asurdtl.asp?ASURID=15658
Additional Fictive Entity Registered with HHS-OHRP by GAO:
Phaké Med Devices, Inc. (Paynesville, SC) (link dead as of 2009-12-04): http://ohrp.cit.nih.gov/search/asurdtl.asp?ASURID=16653
Coast IRB website: http://www.coastirb.com/
Archive of Coast IRB website: http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.coastirb.com/
FDA Warning Letter to Coast Institutional Review Board 2008-03-11: http://www.circare.org/fdawls/coastirb_20080311.pdf
FDA Warning Letter to Coast Institutional Review Board 2009-04-14: http://www.circare.org/fdawls/coastirb_20090414.pdf
FDA Imposes Restrictions on Coast IRB due to Violations. FDA News Release. 2009-04-14: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm149565.htm
FDA: Questions and Answers on Coast IRB April 14, 2009 Warning Letter. 2009-04-14: http://www.fda.gov/Drugs/GuidanceComplianceRegulatoryInformation/EnforcementActivitiesbyFDA/ucm135468.htm
FDA Correspondence to Coast IRB, LLC. 2009-06-04: http://www.circare.org/fdawls/coastirb_20090604.pdf
FDA: Coast IRB Update. 2009-06-22: http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm168520.htm
FDA's HSP/BIMO Initiative Accomplishments — Update. 2009-03-25. Accessed on 2009-03-30 at: http://www.fda.gov/oc/gcp/hsp_bimo.html
An Overseer of Trials in Medicine Draws Fire. Barry Meier. The New York Times. 2009-03-26.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/03/27/business/27clinic.html (Requires free registration)
Coast CEO is chided by congressional panel. Andrew Wineke. The Colorado Gazette. 2009-03-26.
Sting Operation Exposes Gaps in Oversight of Human Experiments. Alicia Mundy. The Wall Street Journal. 2009-03-26.
Investigators win approval of fake medical product. Jim Abrams. AP. 2009-03-26.
Trial safety lacking, says GAO. Alana Katsnelson. The Scientist. 2009-03-26.
UPDATE: Regulators Under Fire For Oversight Of Human Trials. Jared Favole. Dow Jones Newswire. 2009-03-26.
Was a Three-Legged Dog Head of a Review Board? Alicia Mundy. The Wall Street Journal Blog. 2009-03-26.
Lawmakers Detail Medical Research Sting: Company Was a Real Dog. Alicia Mundy. The Wall Street Journal Blog. 2009-03-26.
Coast IRB Tells Congressional Committee Sting Operation Was Illegal, Unnecessarily Harmful. Coast IRB Press Release. 2009-03-26.
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