Chronology of the JAMA editors controversy

(Updated)–Here is a chronology of the JAMA editors controversy:

May 28, 2008

Initial publication in JAMA ofEscitalopram and Problem-Solving Therapy for Prevention of Poststroke Depression: A Randomized Controlled Trial.” JAMA. 2008; 299(20): 2391-2400. Robert G. Robinson is the first author.


October 15, 2008

Lacasse and Leo’s initial letter to JAMA: Escitalopram, Problem-Solving Therapy, and Poststroke Depression

March 5 2009

Jonathan Leo BMJ letter pointing out the missing conflict of interest disclosure: Clinical Trials of Therapy versus Medication: Even in a Tie, Medication wins

March 11, 2009

Robinson letter in JAMA: Incomplete Financial Disclosure in a Study of Escitalopram and Problem-Solving Therapy for Prevention of Poststroke Depression

March 13, 2009

David Armstrong in the Wall Street Journal Health Blog: JAMA Editor Calls Critic a ‘Nobody and a Nothing’

CardioBrief: Demolition derby: JAMA, BMJ, and Wall Street Journal health blog

March 20, 2009

Catherine DeAngelis and Phil Fontanarosa publish online editorial: Conflicts Over Conflicts of Interest

March 23, 2009

David Armstrong in Wall Street Journal: Medical Journal Decries Public Airing of Conflicts

David Armstrong in Wall Street Journal Health Blog: JAMA Sets New Policy in Wake of Disclosure Flap

CardioBrief: JAMA editors take strong stance against conflict of interest and free speech

Leo posts detailed response online: ACADEMIC FREEDOM AND CONTROVERSY OVER THE PUBLICATION OF FACTUALLY CORRECT, PUBLICLY AVAILABLE INFORMATION

March 28, 2009

David Armstrong in Wall Street Journal: Medical Group Seeks Probe of Its Journal

CardioBrief: JAMA editors now subject of AMA investigation

April, 15, 2009

Robinson publishes his response to Leo in BMJ: Re: Clinical Trials of Therapy versus Medication: Even in a Tie, Medication wins

CardioBrief: JAMA imbroglio: the shrink strikes back

April 17, 2009

Lacasse and Leo publish their response to Robinson’s response: Conflicts Regarding Conflicts About Conflicts of Interest

July 7, 2009

JAMA publishes revised version of DeAngelis and Fontanarosa editorial: Resolving Unreported Conflicts of Interest

CardioBrief: Who brought the dogs in? JAMA editors morph from pitbulls to lapdogs

Wall Street Journal Health Blog: JAMA Eases Stand on Public Complaints About Conflicts

July 8, 2009

The original March version of the editorial is removed from the JAMA website, as reported in Udo Schuklenk’s Ethx Blog:

JAMA shenanigans continue (this post contains a link to an archived copy of the original March editorial)

September 6, 2009

Jonathan Leo publishes “JAMA, Free Speech, and Conflicts of Interest” in Society.

CardioBrief story: “Dr Nobody” in JAMA editors flap speaks his mind

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