Bad Behaviour by Pharma, and Unforeseen Consequences
This is a must-read for anyone interested in the ethics of drug development and clinical trials. It explores how genuinely bad behaviour on the part of pharmaceutical companies can lead to overreaction by journalists and the public, sometimes with tragic consequences. By Matthew Herper, writing for Forbes.com: How Marketing And Media Muddled The Truth About […]
Is there a “Right to Try” Experimental Drugs?
From The State Journal-Register (Springfield, IL) Patient freedom, ethics at the heart of ‘Right to Try’ push in Illinois Some doctors worry that an effort to grant terminally ill people more access to unproven drugs might offer them false hope or even be harmful, but advocates for a “right to try” say patients should have […]
Should a University President Resign over Research Ethics?
In this newspaper editorial, a former governor of Minnesota says that the current president of the University of Minnesota needs to go, because of how he has mishandled controversy over research ethics at the university: Markingson case: University of Minnesota can’t regain trust under current leadership …During his first year at the university, Kaler had […]
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