Recent posts on www.lifescienceslegalupdate.com include:
"Objectivity in Research PHS-Funded Research" discussing whether HHS should tighten current regulations for Public Health Service-funded research to provide a more rigorous approach to investigator disclosure, management of conflicts, and federal oversight.
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"Will The May 12 Hearing On The "Medical Device Safety Act of 2009" Recognize The Costs Of Eliminating Preemption?" regarding a hearing the House Committee on Energy and Commerce's Subcommittee on Health announced for Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at 2:00 p.m. regarding a bill to overturn medical device preemption, and a new economics study ("The Economic Impact of Eliminating Federal Preemption for Medical Devices on Patients, Innovation and Jobs" by Ernst Berndt, PhD, and Mark Trusheim of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Sloan School of Management) regarding the "broad and generally negative" effects likely to result from any effort to eliminate preemption.… Continue Reading