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Bioethics and Research Protections News February, 2005

NB: Not all articles remain available on the internet.

Selling Scientific Promise – A desperate injection of stem cells and hope. Alan Zarembo. The Los Angeles Times. 2005-02-20.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-sci-stemcells20feb20,1,1420297.story?coll=la-headlines-frontpage (Requires free registration.)

Outside the U.S., businesses run with unproved stem cell therapies. Alan Zarembo. The Los Angeles Times. 2005-02-20.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/front/la-sci-stemside20feb20,1,6420562.story?coll=la-headlines-frontpage (Requires free registration.)

NIH Employees Object to New Ethics Rules. Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar. The Los Angeles Times. 2005-02-24.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-nih24feb24,1,6741299.story?coll=la-headlines-nation (Requires free registration.)

Penn to pay $517,000 in gene therapy death. Susan FitzGerald and Virginia A. Smith. The Philadelphia Inquirer. 2005-02-10.
URL: http://tinyurl.com/6llyc

FDA to create drug safety board. CNN Health. 2005-02-15.
URL: http://www.cnn.com/2005/HEALTH/02/15/fda.chief.oversight.ap/index.html

F.D.A. Chief Is Named Amid Calls for More Drug Oversight. Gardiner Harris and Robert Pear. The New York Times. 2005-02-15.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/02/15/politics/15fda.html?pagewanted=print&position= (Requires free registration.)

NIH Chief Calls for Ethics Summit. David Willman. The Los Angeles Times. 2005-02-12.
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/printedition/la-na-nih12feb12,1,207297,print.story (Requires free registration.)

U.S., Researchers Reach Deal in '99 Gene Therapy Case. Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2005-02-11.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A12136-2005Feb9?language=printer (Requires free registration.)

Following Complete Review of Phase 2 Trial Data Amgen Confirms Decision to Halt GDNF Study; Comprehensive Review of Scientific Findings, Patient Safety, Drove Decision. Comtex News Network. 2005-02-13.
URL: http://finance.myway.com/jsp/nw/nwdt_ge.jsp?news_id=cmt-042b9284&feed=cmt&date=20050211

Abuses Endangered Veterans in Cancer Drug Experiments. Deborah Sontag. The New York Times. 2005-02-06.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/02/06/nyregion/06vets.html?oref=login (Requires free registration.)

Related:   Authorities set to widen VA inquiry. Brendan J. Lyons. Albany Times Union. 2005-01-19. Available from http://timesunion.com/AspStories/storyprint.asp?StoryID=324713

United States of America v. Paul H. Kornak. Case No. 03CR436. Plea (and cooperation) agreement. 2005-01-19. United States District Court, Northern District of New York. Available from http://www.circare.org/lex/03cr436.pdf

Pfizer Says Internal Studies Show No Celebrex Risks. Gardiner Harris and Alex Berenson. The New York Times. 2005-02-05.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/02/05/business/05drug.html (Requires free registration.)

NIH Workers Angered by New Ethics Rules. Rick Weiss. The Washington Post. 2005-02-03.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A58845-2005Feb2?language=printer (Requires free registration.)

Agency Scientists Divided Over Ethics Ban on Consulting. Gardiner Harris. The New York Times. 2005-02-02.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2005/02/02/national/02ethics.html?oref=login&pagewanted=print&position= (Requires free registration.)

Tighter Ethics Rules Are Announced at N.I.H. Associated Press courtesy of The New York Times. 2005-02-01.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/aponline/national/AP-NIH-Ethics.html?oref=login&pagewanted=print&position= (Requires free registration.)

Related:   NIH Announces Sweeping Ethics Reform. National Institutes of Health Press Release. 2005-02-01. Available from http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/feb2005/od-01.htm

Where the Naproxen Story Went Wrong. Steven Woloshin, Lisa M. Schwartz and H. Gilbert Welch. The Washington Post. 2005-02-01.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/ac2/wp-dyn/A52625-2005Jan31?language=printer (Requires free registration.)

Research ethics 'watchdog' planned in Zambia. Talent Ngandwe. Science Development Network (SciDevNet). 2005-02-01.
URL: http://www.scidev.net/news/index.cfm?fuseaction=readnews&itemid=1894&language=1


Last Updated: 2006-07-17

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