Thursday, December 14, 2006

John Mann, MD AP press quote and full disclosure, who's this guy working for?

 http://www.nature.com/npp/journal/v31/n3/full/1300958a.html

J John Mann, MD
Task Force Co-Chair
The Paul Janssen Professor of Translational Neuroscience in Psychiatry and Radiology, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons
Chief, Department of Neuroscience,
New York State Psychiatric Institute
ACNP

Industry Affiliations:

  • Consultant: GlaxoSmithKline, Pfizer, 2001 (expert trial witness)
  • Grants/Research Support: PET ligand development grant from Pfizer (2003), Beta-amyloid imaging grant from GlaxoSmithKline (2005)
  • Attended a 2002 GlaxoSmithKline Advisory group meeting on lamotrigine
 
Dr. John Mann, a Columbia University psychiatrist, suggested simply replacing the proposed expanded warnings with the recommendation that doctors more closely monitor their patients.

"We can do more good by providing more treatment for depressed children and adults," Mann said.

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