May 30, 2024

The Professional Guinea Pig

Hi there,

Occasionally we present a special issue.
This week it is an interview with Roberto Abadie, the author of The
Professional Guinea Pig: Big Pharma and the Risky World of Human Subjects.
Apparently there is a subculture of Americans who make their living by
swallowing pills and opening their veins for drug researchers. It’s risky and
you can’t get rich, but it pays the bills.

I found it a bit disturbing. Tell us what
you think.

Michael Cook

PS – the regular BioEdge newsletter will
appear later this week, as usual.