Southern Illinois University’s ethics panel launches “full” inquiry into herpes vaccine experiments on human subjects that took place offshore and in the U.S. without proper oversight by one of its professors, who has since died.
Controversial research methods by university researcher unlikely to prompt federal response or institutional change, experts say.
Southern Illinois University has concluded its researcher violated university rules and U.S. law.
Southern Illinois University’s William Halford conducted unregulated human herpes experiments in hotels near university campus, emails show.
Patients flocked to researcher who ignored usual patient protections, as university claimed ignorance.
After a Kaiser Health News report on an offshore herpes vaccine trial that skirted FDA regulations, St. Kitts and Nevis officials claim they had no knowledge of the testing. An investigation is underway.
El ensayo clínico de una vacuna contra el herpes común fuera de los Estados Unidos ha generado una controversia médica y una investigación gubernamental.
Prominent businessmen and an American university supported offshore testing of an experimental vaccine.
Cerca de 6,5 millones de personas en el país tienen heridas que tardan meses, y hasta años en sanar… si llegan a curarse. El costo, económico y psicológico, de estos padecimientos es astronómico.
The market for wound care products booms among a growing older and diabetic patient pool, but many treatments are untested and funding for research falls short.