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Bioethics and Research Protections News August 2009

Consulting flap drives U surgeon from board. Janet Moore. The Minneapolis Star Tribune. 2009-08-25
URL: http://www.startribune.com/business/54606927.html

F.D.A. Warns Johnson on Antibiotic Drug. Associated Press. 2009-08-19
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/20/business/20drug.html

FDA Warning Letter to Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceutical Research & Development, LLC (CDER) 2009-08-10: http://www.circare.org/fdawls2/jnjprandd_20090810.pdf

Medical Groups Promoted HPV Vaccine Using Funds Provided by Drugmaker. Rob Stein. The Washington Post. 2009-08-19
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/18/AR2009081803325.html

Man says he sold kidney in US for $20k. Carla K. Johnson and Adam Goldman. Associated Press. 2009-08-19
URL: http://apnews.myway.com/article/20090819/D9A601I01.html

Surgeon Tied to Bone Product Inquiry Resigns. Duff Wilson. The New York Times. 2009-08-19
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/19/health/research/19surgeon.html (Requires free registration.)

Study Using Embryonic Stem Cells Is Delayed. Bloomberg News. 2009-08-18
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/19/health/research/19drug.html

Senator Moves to Block Medical Ghostwriting. Natasha Singer. The New York Times. 2009-08-18
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/19/health/research/19ethics.html

Probing Doctors' Ties to Industry. Ibby Caputo. The Washington Post. 2009-08-18
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/17/AR2009081702090.html

UW linked to ghostwriting. John Fauber and Meg Kissinger. The Journal Sentinel. 2009-08-15
URL: http://www.jsonline.com/features/health/53315032.html

FDA Medical-Device Regulator Resigns. Alicia Mundy. The Wall Street Journal. 2009-08-12: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125002014808123517.html

Drug Chief at the FDA Is Accused Of Conflict. Alicia Mundy. The Wall Street Journal. 2009-08-12
URL: http://online.wsj.com/article/SB125003545637224263.html

Volunteers in 8 US cities begin testing new swine flu vaccine; 2,800 expected in federal study. Associated Press. 2009-08-11
URL: http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/wire/sns-ap-us-swine-flu-vaccine,0,4708665.story

Vaccine trials off to fast start for pandemic flu. Steve Sternberg. USA Today. 2009-08-10
URL: http://www.usatoday.com/news/health/2009-08-10-swine-flu_N.htm

Doctors and health care industry consulting: Ethicists prescribe reform. Christopher Snowbeck. The Pioneer Press. 2009-08-08.
URL: http://www.twincities.com/business/ci_13019938

Novartis starts testing its swine flu vaccine. Maria Cheng. Associated Press. 2009-08-05.
URL: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/08/05/AR2009080501075.html

Registered clinical trials testing H1N1 vaccines: http://www.clinicaltrials.gov/ct2/results?term=H1N1

Questions and Answers: Clinical Trials of 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccines Conducted by the NIAID-Supported Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases. 2009-07-22: http://www3.niaid.nih.gov/news/QA/vteuH1N1qa.htm

PLoS Medicine and the New York Times victorious in court; Public will have access to ghostwriting documents. Adrian Fugh-Berman. PLoS Medicine Community Blog. 2009-08-05: http://preview.tinyurl.com/lffvtu

Medical Papers by Ghostwriters Pushed Therapy. Natasha Singer. The New York Times. 2009-08-04.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/05/health/research/05ghost.html (Requires free registration.)

NYT Documents: A Case Study in Medical Writing: http://graphics8.nytimes.com/packages/images/nytint/docs/design-write-medical-writing/original.pdf

Lack of Study Volunteers Hobbles Cancer Fight. Gina Kolata. The New York Times. 2009-08-03.
URL: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/08/03/health/research/03trials.html?pagewanted=print (Requires free registration.)


Last Updated: 2009-12-03

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