Archive for the ‘video’ Category

David Comes to Life by Fucked Up

Icon Written by Alex on July 21, 2011 – 11:10 am

Got turned on to this band and album by my cousin Vincent in Brooklyn. (Yes, my cousin Vinny, ok, got it.) This is what it would be like if early Pink Floyd and the Who got drunk at CBGB, slept together, became pregnant, and had their baby delivered by Lou Reed. In other words, it’s worthwhile.Cheers.


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Clinical Trials Guru

Icon Written by Alex on August 26, 2010 – 10:36 pm

These guys are great. They talk about trials in plain English, they are inclusive, open-minded, and genuinely curious and informed about trials. They get into everything from volunteering to the business aspects to whether people answer questions dishonestly just to get into trials. Bookmark this page and check it out frequently. It’s always interesting.

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Researchers using their children as test subjects

Icon Written by Alex on January 18, 2009 – 3:30 pm

A fascinating article, video, and reader comment board at the New York Times online is must-read material for anyone curious about clinical trials. Written by reporter Pam Belluck, the article, “Test Subjects Who Call the Scientist Mom or Dad,” examines the ethical implications and potential impact on children and clinical trials when parents use their […]

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Video: Interview with Alex O’Meara

Icon Written by Alex on December 8, 2008 – 6:56 pm

In this in-depth interview I discuss the business of medical clinical trials and my experience as both a participant and in researching the subject for my upcoming book Chasing Medical Miracles: The Promise and Perils of Clinical Trials. I touch on many aspects of the book, including the legal and business perspectives, the personal stories […]

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