Johns Hopkins

19 Sep (ProPublica) – It seems that every time researchers estimate how often a medical mistake contributes to a hospital patient’s death, the numbers come out worse.  In 1999, the Institute of Medicine published the famous “To Err Is Human” report, which drop (more…)

    29 Jun (NY TIMES) – PETER DOSHI walked across the campus of Johns Hopkins University in a rumpled polo shirt and stonewashed jeans, a backpack slung over one shoulder.  An unremarkable presence on a campus filled with backpack-toters, he is 32, and not sure where (more…)


    11 Mar (THE WASHINGTON POST) – The numbers didn’t add up. Over and over, Daniel Yuan, a medical doctor and statistician, couldn’t understand the results coming out of the lab, a prestigious facility at Johns Hopkins Medical School funded by millions from the National Institutes of Health.  He raised questions with the lab’s director. He reran the calculations on his own. He looked askance at the articles arising from the research, which were published in distinguished journals. He told his colleagues: This doesn’t make sense. (more…)


    7 Nov –  A new policy brief faults prominent institutions and drug companies like Pfizer, Columbia University, Johns Hopkins University, and Population Council, for their involvement in unethical and illegal human experimentation in Africa. (more…)


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