Enough said, it’s time to act : my article in PICR

Late last year, I submitted an article to the journal Perspectives in Clinical Research (PICR), brought out by the Indian Society for Clinical Research (ISCR). This issue of PICR is titled "Ethics in Clinical Research" with contributions from bioethicians, patient advocates, trial sponsors and investigators, among others. The publishers informed me yesterday that the issue … Continue reading Enough said, it’s time to act : my article in PICR


The media and clinical trials

The Drug Information Association (DIA) recently had a webinar with international participants on the ethical issues arising around clinical trials in individuals with reduced autonomy (like children, very sick people incapable of taking decisions, the mentally ill, prisoners etc). One of the subjects discussed was the media's role in clinical trials. One participant wanted to … Continue reading The media and clinical trials