Dr. Christopher Shaw, CMSRI & University of British Columbia

chris shawDr. Christopher Shaw is Out of Touch with Science for continuing to support his discredited research showing a causal relationship between life saving vaccines and autism, even though his research puts children at risk.

He is a Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at the University of British Columbia and holds cross appointments with the Department of Experimental Medicine and the Graduate Program in Neuroscience. He is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed articles as well as numerous book chapters and special reviews. He is Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board of CMSRI. (more…)

2015-04-12T13:49:05+00:00January 10th, 2015|Articles, Out of Touch with Reality, Vaccinations|

Andrew Wakefield’s bogus science has led to deaths in children

news-graphics-2008-_660290aAndrew Jeremy Wakefield  is a British former surgeon and medical researcher, receives our Out of Touch post for his fraudulent 1998 research paper in support of the now-discredited claim that there was a link between the administration of the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, and the appearance of autism and bowel disease. This is currently significant because of the recent measles breakout due to a lower than hoped for rate of inoculation in children because many parents think the vaccine is unsafe based on Wakefield’s original claims. (more…)

2015-04-12T13:50:17+00:00March 12th, 2013|Articles, Out of Touch with Reality, Vaccinations|