June, 2014

Dose 6 Dose 7 Dose 8 Dose 9 Dose 10… I guarantee GrandMa did not have a chart like this. The drug lobby vs. Hobby Lobby: Pharma lobbyists and the contraception mandate (Washington Examiner 6/30/2014) Is the Institute of Medicine (“IOM”) ‘Above the Law’?  (medpagetoday.com article 6/27/2014) Pregnancy Vaccines, Are they Safe? Everyone got one in this clever new study (JAMA)In this study, Dr Munoz reported serving as a speaker for Sanofi Pasteur; serving as a consultant for Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline, and Novavax; and conducting clinical trials sponsored by Hoffmann-LaRoche, GlaxoSmithKline Biologicals, and Gilead Sciences. Dr Swamy reported receiving consulting and lecturing fees, grant support for vaccine-related studies, and payment for advisory board service, lectures, and development of educational presentations from GlaxoSmithKline; and receiving grant funding from GlaxoSmithKline specific to influenza vaccine and human papillomavirus infection. Dr Walter reported serving as a consultant and advisor for Merck; serving as a speaker for Sanofi Pasteur; and conducting clinical trials sponsored by GlaxoSmithKline, Merck, Novartis, and Pfizer. Dr Englund reported receiving research support from Novartis, Gilead, Chimerix, and Roche; serving as a consultant for GlaxoSmithKline in 2012-2013; serving on a GlaxoSmithKline data and safety monitoring board in 2012-13; and receiving travel expenses from Abbvie (part of Abbot) in 2013. Dr Edwards reported serving as consultant for and receiving grants from Novartis Vaccines. Dr Healy reported conducting trials with grants from Sanofi Pasteur and Novartis and serving as advisor for Novartis Vaccines. Dr Baker reported serving as consultant and advisory board member to Novartis Vaccines and as Read More