Appointment of Pfizer executive to CIHR stirs controversy
- Concepts of bias and appointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. Gibson, Elaine // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 17, pE793
The article presents a reprint of the article "Concepts of bias and appointments to the Governing Council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)," by Elaine Gibson, which appeared at www.cmaj.ca. It mentions that academic health research and pharmaceutical industry invoked debate...
- Federal committee to review appointment of Pfizer vice-president to CIHR governing council. Silversides, Ann // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE33
The article reports that the appointment of Pfizer Canada Inc.'s vice-President to the governing council of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research will soon be reviewed by the parliamentary health committee. It is stated that the appointment was announced on October 5, 2009 by the Health...
- This Wolfe isn't in sheep's clothing. Cassels, Alan // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/3/2009, Vol. 180 Issue 5, p584
An interview with Dr. Sidney Wolfe, an appointed member of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Drug Safety and Risk Management Advisory Committee. When asked about if he has any conflicts of interest with the appointment, he answers with no. Wolfe stresses that his move of eliminating...
- CIHR and Prigent. Williams, Russell; Morin, Yves // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p64
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "CIHR Appointment Stirs Controversy," by A. Silversides in a previous issue.
- CIHR appointment. Roos, Noralou P.; Baird, Patricia // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;1/12/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 1, p65
A letter to the editor is presented in response to article "Federal Committee to Review Pfizer V-P Appointment to CIHR council," by A. Silversides in the November 9, 2009 issue.
- RESPONSE. Mathieson, Clive; Cresswell, Adam // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;12/3/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7834, p1151
A response by Adam Cresswell to a letter to the editor regarding the publication of the Health of the Nation series in the newspaper "The Australian," which was sponsored by Medicines Australia, is presented.
- Medicines agency must tighten COI rules for accounts to be approved. Watson, Rory // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;5/26/2012, Vol. 344 Issue 7858, p6
The article reports on the refusal of the European parliament to sign off the financial accounts of the European Medicines Agency for 2010 until the organisation shows that it has effective procedures in place for handling potential conflicts of interest (COI) among its scientific experts.
- New CIHR funding for ALCOA. // Active Living: Newsletters;Sep2010, pN6
The article reports that Active Living Coalition for Older Adults (ALCOA) will host a meeting which will discuss the development of a Canadian Aging Network Dialogue, as part of its communication strategy established in 2009 with funds from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).
- Canadian Institutes of Health Research Launched. . // Journal of the Canadian Dental Association;Jul/Aug2000, Vol. 66 Issue 7, p357
The article reports on the launch of the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) in June 2000.