|The Olivieri Affair:|
Mini Symposium on the Olivieri case, from the Journal of Medical Ethics.
of the Committee of Inquiry on the Case Involving Dr. Nancy Olivieri, the Hospital for Sick Children,
the University of Toronto, and Apotex Inc. (published by CAUT)
A commentary by Arnold Naimark, Bartha Knoppers and Frederick Lowy on
the CAUT report, posted on the Sick Children's
Statement from U of T President on Naimark Review, December 9, 1998
Nancy F. OLIVIERI, MD, FRCP (C) (research profile page at Sick Kids Hospital)
PharmacoEthics.com (ethical issues in the pharmaceutical industry)
From Apotex Canada's website:
Scullduggery: "L'affaire Olivieri" (a page by Donald Forsdyke of Queen's University)
Related Journal Articles, etc.
New! Canadian Medical Association Journal, February 19, 2002
Constraints of interest: lessons at the Hospital for Sick Children, Robert A. Phillips, PhD; John Hoey, MD. CMAJ 1998;159:955-7.
Independent review adds to controversy at Sick Kids, Miriam Shuchman, MD CMAJ 1999;160:386-8.
Long-Term Safety and Effectiveness of Iron-Chelation Therapy with Deferiprone for Thalassemia Major, Nancy F. Olivieri, et al, New England Journal of Medicine, August 13, 1998.
Transfusional iron overload and chelation therapy with deferoxamine and deferiprone (L1) George J. Kontoghiorghes, Katerina Pattichi, Michael Hadjigavriel, Annita Kolnagou. Transfusion Science 23 (2000) 211-223 [in PDF format]
Look, no strings: publishing industry-funded research. Editorial, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2001;165(6):733.
Dancing with the porcupine: rules for governing the university?industry relationship. Steven Lewis, Patricia Baird, Robert G. Evans, William A. Ghali, Charles J. Wright, Elaine Gibson, Fran?oise Baylis. Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2001;165(6):783.
The kept university. by Eyal Press and Jennifer Washburn. Atlantic Monthly 2000;285
Scientific harassment by pharmaceutical companies: time to stop. by David Hailey, Canadian Medical Association Journal, 2000;162:212-3.
"Conflict Of Interest In Clinical Drug Trials: A Risk Factor For Scientific Misconduct," by Thomas Bodenheimer, M.D. (website of the Office for Human Research Protections)
Special Newsletter on Academic Freedom: Today's Debates about Clinical Faculty, U of T Faculty Association Newsletter - November 22, 2001
Olivieri was right to disclose concern about drug: report: University, hospital owe researcher redress, panel says (National Post, October 27, 2001)
Doctor's letters warrant discipline hearing: Review: Sick Kids physician's actions `outrageous' (Toronto Star, Nov. 22, 2001)
Canadian doctors announce legal challenge of European Commission's approval of APOTEX drug deferiprone. Canada NewsWire, Nov. 18, 1999.
European Court Confirms Worthiness of Olivieri's Challenge. Canada NewsWire, April 7, 2000.
College censured over Olivieri case: Board orders disciplinary review of doctor who wrote anonymous letters (National Post, November 22, 2001)
Nancy Olivieri and the Scandal at Sick Kids Hospital: Struggle for Academic Freedom -- Not Yet Over (U of T Faculty Association Newsletter, February 11, 1999)
Sick Kids fires Olivieri as director: Co-workers defy ?gag orders? to call for retraction (U of T's Varsity News, July 24, 1999)
Independent Olivieri inquiry launched: Prichard not amused (U of T's Varsity News, November 4, 1999)
Sick Kids and CAUT in correspondence clash: Letters reveal polarized positions (U of T's Varsity News, July 24, 2001)
U of T working on $20-million donation from Apotex Foundation: As Hospital for Sick Children research controversy continues (U of T's Varsity News, July 24, 2001)
Time crunch looms over Olivieri review: Impossible deadline for two new panellists, say critics (U of T's Varsity News, July 24, 2001)
28,000 Canadian faculty denounce Sick Kids inquiry: Hospital says faculty are only being ?used? (U of T's Varsity News, July 24, 2001)
"The Commercialization of Higher Education" UWO Gazette, Winter 1999.
General Resources: Academic Freedom & Academic Integrity
Academic Freedom, Social Responsibility and University Autonomy (from the International Association of Universities)
Center for Academic Integrity, Duke University
General Resources: Research Ethics
"Bioethics for clinicians: 10. Research ethics". Charles Weijer; Bernard Dickens, Eric M. Meslin, Canadian Medical Association Journal 1997;156:1153-7.
The Belmont Report (U.S.)
IRB Guidebook (U.S.)
Declaration of Helsinki (World Medical Association)