News Articles

Babies in Research Study

Public Citizen letter, by Michael Carome, former OHRP associate director,  critical of study and further finding OHRP’s critique is inadequate
April 18, 2013

Bioethicists defense of study
April 18, 2013

Dr. Lantos response to OHRP and Public Citizen defending study
April 18, 2013

Response by study investigator, Dr. Bell, defending study - Oxygen-Saturation Targets in Extremely Preterm Infants
April 17, 2013

NEJM Editorial supporting study
April 17, 2013

NY Times Editorial “Ethical Breakdown”
April 15, 2013

NPR Diane Rehm Discussion,
Interview with study investigator Dr. Bell and critics

April 15, 2013

Public Citizen response to Dr. Marchase press remarks
April 11, 2013

NY Times Report - Study of Babies Did Not Disclose Risks, U.S. Finds
April 10, 2013

Other News

Researchers Struggle to Secure Data in an Insecure Age
September 20, 2013

Science Daily - Big data, for better or worse, 90% of world’s data generated over last 2 years
May 22, 2013

News Daily - Measles surges in UK after flawed research
May 20, 2013

DTRA RFI on medical countermeasures (MCMs)
May 17, 2013

Scientific insurgents say 'Journal Impact Factors' distort science
May 16, 2013

NICE! the brain as a model for future supercomputers
May 14, 2013

Forbes - Harvard Professor Re-Identifies Anonymous Volunteers In DNA Study
April 25, 2013

GSN Magazine - DHS will look for governments to host new chemical defense demonstration projects
February 8, 2013

Federal Overhaul of Rules for Human Research Hits Impasse
March 7, 2013

Web-based tool charts disease, risk factors around the world
March 6, 2013

Japan Daily Press - World’s first stem cell clinical trial one step closer to reality in Japan
February 14, 2013

New York Times - Web Hunt for DNA Sequences Leaves Privacy Compromised
January 17, 2013

New York Times - Mining Electronic Records for Revealing Health Data
January 14, 2013

New York Times - Obama Seeking to Boost Study of Human Brain
February 17, 2013

FDA Approves First Bionic Eye for the Blind
February 14, 2013

Gov't panel updating rules for online research
August 2012

ONR rolls out new system for HSP
August 2012

Is mandatory research ethics reviewing ethical?
July 2012

Anesthesiologist Fabricates 172 Papers
A researchers in Japan faked patient data on nearly 200 studies over the past 2 decades, according to an investigating committee.
July 2012

The future of human subjects research regulations
July 2012

Paying Patients for Their Tissue: The Legacy of Henrietta Lacks (PDF, 262k)
July 2012

Radiation exposure from CT scans in childhood and subsequent risk of leukemia and brain tumors: a retrospective cohort study (PDF, 136k)
June 2012

New Drug Trial Seeks to Stop Alzheimer’s Before It Starts
May 2012

ELSI 2.0 for Genomics and Society
May 2012

Publishing risky research
May 2012

Study Says DNA’s Power to Predict Illness Is Limited (PDF, 44k)
April 2012

Kafkaesque and Dickensian: The Human Subjects Protection Maze
February 2012

Behind Closed Doors – IRBs and the Making of Ethical Research by Laura Stark
Scroll down on the first page of the link to see the article
February 2012

When psychologists “go wrong”
September 2011

Reduced Lung-Cancer Mortality with Low-Dose Computed Tomographic Screening
August 2011

Effects of Cell Phone Radiofrequency Signal Exposure on Brain Glucose Metabolism
February 2011

LLNL Beryllium-Affected Worker Case Review / Descriptive Analysis 1998 –2010 (PDF, 1.1Mb)
February 2011

Government tested AIDS drugs on foster kids - Children not provided with basic legal protection, review finds
By John Solomon - Associated Press - May 2005

Content reviewed: September 25, 2013