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By David Keene
Conference showed that the values Reagan cherished still endure
Topic - Susan Lederer
Experts say that the kind of unethical medical studies that occurred half a century ago could still happen again despite more than 1,000 rules and regulations that should prevent such abuses.
What they will turn up is unknown, but there are doubtless more unethical studies from the past that have never been publicly reported, said Susan Lederer, a medical historian at the University of Wisconsin.
"I don't think you should look to historians for optimism," she said.