The Rise and Fall of the Measles Mumps Rubella Litigation: An Anglo-American Comparison

1 April 2011

Richard Goldberg
Image by Lysanne Larose.

Dr. Richard Goldberg, King's College, University of Aberdeen School of Law, gave an insightful, thought-provoking talk on the various legal implications surrounding the controversy of the MMR vaccine on autism, both in the United Kingdom and the USA. The lunchtime conference was well-attended and the Q&A session ranged across many ideas.

Dr. Goldberg was visiting the Faculty for part of the month of April 2011. He is a specialist of product liability, medical and pharmaceutical law, IP, and tort and is widely published in these areas.

About the speaker

Prior to taking up a Readership at the University of Aberdeen, Dr. Goldberg taught at the London School of Economics, King's College London, Queen Mary and Westfield College, and the University of Birmingham. He researches in the areas of product liability, tort law, intellectual property, medical law and pharmaceutical law. His book, Causation and Risk in the Law of Torts: Scientific Evidence and Medicinal Product Liability (Hart, 1999) was nominated for the SPTL Book Prize. He is the co-editor of Pharmaceutical Medicine, Biotechnology and European Law (Cambridge University Press, 2001), co-author of Product Liability (Oxford University Press, 2004), and editor of Perspectives on Causation (Hart, 2010).  Dr. Goldberg is a Visiting Professor at McGill's Faculty of Law, funded by a Carnegie Research Grant from the Carnegie Trust for the Universities of Scotland.

Full bio: www.abdn.ac.uk/law/staffmember.php?ID=56

The Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project

2 November 2010

Kahnawake Schools Diabetes Prevention Project (KSDPP)

On November 2, 2010, Dr. Ann C. Macaulay, Professor of Family Medicine, McGill Department of Family Medicine, and Director of Participatory Research at McGill (PRAM), and Morgan Kahentonni Phillips, a community researcher in the Network for Aboriginal Mental Health Research, did a joint presentation on a health project that involved developing and maintaining research partnerships with Aboriginal communities and organizations in Kahnawake.

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