The article "Looking Back At Jenner, Vaccine Developers Prepare For 21st Century" (K.S. Brown, The Scientist, April 1, 1996, page 14) reported incorrect information concerning clinical trials of Malvern, Pa.-based Apollon Inc.'s HIV-directed, DNA-based vaccine. The Phase I/II clinical trial is being conducted at the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center in Bethesda, Md. University of Pennsylvania investigators, under the direction of David Weiner, collaborated in the development of the vaccine.
Following the commentary in the Aug. 19, 1996, issue of The Scientist (E. Garfield, "An Old Proposal For A New Profession: Scientific Reviewing," page 12), an incorrect URL was given for the bibliography of Essays of an Information Scientist, a 15-volume series in which all Current Contents commentaries from 1962 through 1993 have been reprinted. The correct URL is as follows: http://220.127.116.11/eugene_garfield/essays.html.
In the article "Reports Give Boost To Xenotransplantation As Researchers Wait For Federal Guidelines" (R. Finn, The Scientist, Aug. 19, 1996, page 1), an incorrect telephone number was given for the Nuffield Council, which produced the report "Animal-to-Human Transplants: The Ethics of Xenotransplantation." The correct telephone number is 011-44-171-631-0566.
A photo caption accompanying the article "Decision In Imanishi-Kari Appeal Spurs Call For Changes In System" (B. Goodman, The Scientist, Aug. 19, 1996, page 1) gave incorrect information regarding Thereza Imanishi-Kari's job status. Following her exoneration by the Departmental Appeals Board of the Department of Health and Human Services, Imanishi-Kari was officially rehired as an assistant professor in the pathology department at Tufts University's School of Medicine.