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Bioethics and Research Protections News August 2007

Gene Therapy: Is Death an Acceptable Risk? Brandon Keim. Wired News. 2007-08-30.
URL: http://www.wired.com/medtech/genetics/news/2007/08/gene_therapy

Mercer doctor surrenders to involuntary manslaughter charges. Karen Roebuck. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2007-08-24.
URL: http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/breaking/s_523662.html

Dr. Kerry free on bond after turning himself in. AP/The Herald. 2007-08-23.
URL: http://www.sharonherald.com/local/local_story_235210714.html

Mercer County doctor charged in boy's death. Tony LaRussa. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2007-08-23.
URL: http://www.pittsburghlive.com/x/pittsburghtrib/news/cityregion/s_523558.html

Doctor who used chelation therapy charged in autistic boy's death. Karen Kane. Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2007-08-23.
URL: http://www.post-gazette.com/pg/07235/811526-54.stm

Study Challenges Claim on AIDS Remedies. Clare Nullis. AP. 2007-08-22.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070822/D8R69HL80.html

Doctor Charged In 5-Year-Old Patient's Death. KDKA Channel 2. 2007-08-22. (with link to video)
URL: http://kdka.com/topstories/local_story_234221924.html

Doctor Charged in Autistic Boy's Death. Joe Mandak. AP/Newsday. 2007-08-22.
URL: http://www.newsday.com/news/health/wire/sns-ap-autistic-boys-death,0,3944165.story

Related: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania vs. Roy Eugene Kerry, M.D. Docket Number: CR-0000257-07. Affidavit of Probable Cause; Police Criminal Complaint. 2007-08-22. 2007-08-22: http://www.circare.org/pd/kerry_cr-0000257-07_20070822.pdf

Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of State Before the State Board of Medicine. Order to Show Cause. 2006-09-08. Available from http://www.circare.org/pd/kerry_ordertoshowcause_20060908.pdf

Rufai Nadama and Marwa Nadama, Individually and on behalf of the estate of their minor son, Abubakar Tariq Nadama, and also on behalf of their minor daughter, Hauwau Nadama vs. Roy E. Kerry, M.D., Mark Lewis, M.D., Advanced Integrative Medicine Center, Inc., and, Apothecure, Inc., Apothecure Pharmacy, Apothecure Injectables, Inc., Spectrapharm, Inc., Lobotejas Laboratories, Inc., Texas Institute of Functional Medicines, and, Gary Osborn. Complaint. Court of Common Pleas of Mercer County, Pennsylvania Civil Division. 2007-07-09: http://www.circare.org/lex/nadama_complaint.pdf

A guilty secret from a patient's past. Francis V. Adams. The Los Angeles Times. 2007-08-20.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/features/health/medicine/la-he-inpractice20aug20,1,4923563.story?coll=la-health-medicine

Fungus Infected Woman Who Died After Gene Therapy. Rick Weiss. Washington Post. 2007-08-17.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/16/AR2007081602322.html (Requires free registration.)

Watching Over Clinical Trials. James Greenwood. Washington Post. 2007-08-17.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/16/AR2007081602325.html (Requires free registration.)

Huge payout in US stuttering case. BBC News. 2007-08-17.
URL: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/6952446.stm

Pfizer Facing 4 Court Cases in Nigeria. Heidi Vogt. AP. 2007-08-11.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070811/D8QUQ9L00.html

Ill. Woman's Death in Drug Study Probed. Carla K. Johnson. AP. 2007-08-11.
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20070812/D8QV4S600.html

Death Points to Risks in Research. Rick Weiss. Washington Post. 2007-08-06.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/08/05/AR2007080501636.html (Requires free registration.)

Related: Consent Form, TG 13G01 A Phase 1/2 Study of Repeat Intra-Articular Administration of tgAAC94, a Recombinant Adeno-Associated Vector Containing the TNFR:Fe Fusion Gene, in Inflammatory Arthritis Subjects with and without Concurrent TNF-alpha Antagonists. Sponsor: Targeted Genetics Corporation. 2006-05-08: http://www.circare.org/consents/consentform_13G01_20060508.pdf


Last Updated: 2007-10-10

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