Poul Thorsen MD Phd
See: Eric Fombonne Danish studies Madsen, Kreesten Government/industry studies (MMR)
[2014 Aug] CDC Frauds: Connections Between the DeStefano Paper and the Thorsen Affair By John Stone
[2012 Nov] Autism "Danish Study" Author is "On the Run..."
[2011 Oct] CDC Director
Arrested for Child Molestation and Bestiality By Dr. Mercola
Another shocking case involving the CDC is that of Dr. Poul Thorsen, who,
after being found to have falsified documents, was indicted on fraud, money
laundering and tax evasion after stealing somewhere between $1-2 million in
research grant money from the CDC.
Here you might wonder why I'm faulting the CDC, as the organization was the victim of fraud. The reason I fault them is because they hired Dr. Thorsen to debunk the link between thimerosal in vaccines and autism—which he did to their satisfaction. However, CDC officials may have played a significant role in "guiding" this research to their desired end, and now that Thorsen has been exposed as a fraud, the agency still upholds his research as being of high caliber.....Dr. Thorsen's studies are frequently quoted in rebuttals to the claim that vaccines may play a role in the disorder. The studies in question were riddled with flaws, yet despite the fact that Thorsen's studies may actually be a complete sham, the CDC has not officially declared them invalid. In fact, they're still listed on the CDC website as part of the scientific backing of their stance on autism and vaccine safety.
[2011 April] Indicted Researcher Poul Thorsen:
Autism Speaks' Original Trailblazer In May 2000, one week before the
infamous Simpsonwood meeting, Poul Thorsen suggested blazing a new trail to the
CDC - disguising the role of vaccines in the autism epidemic by using data from
Denmark. He made this suggestion to CDC staffer, NAAR/Autism Speaks scientific
adviser and (Bernie) Marcus Institute board member Dr. Marshalyn
Yeargin-Allsopp.. The CDC funded the project; NAAR supplemented.
Poul Thorsen crafted the plan to use Denmark vaccination data despite the fact that CDC, Thorsen and the NAAR board all knew that Denmark's vaccine schedule then, and now, is not remotely similar to the US vaccine schedule. The results of the Denmark studies helped the CDC out of a tough spot and over the past decade, Thorsen's studies were utilized by the CDC repeatedly to falsely reassure the American public about the safety of vaccines. CDC certainly owed Thorsen.
In 2002, NAAR, who later merged with Autism Speaks, provided $105,300 to supplement the CDC project. NAAR walk money helped Thorsen blaze his trail of using data from Denmark to disguise the potential role of vaccines in the autism epidemic.
Copenhagen Police Investigating Autism Vaccine Researcher Dr. Poul Thorsen for Fraud
[2010 March] Central Figure in CDC Vaccine Cover-Up Absconds With $2M by Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
[2010 March] Poul Thorsen's Mutating Resume By Dan Olmsted and Mark Blaxill
[2010 March] First
Fraud: Dr. Poul Thorsen and the original “Danish Study” By J.B. Handley
It’s hard to put into words how dishonest and outrageous a study this is, and I
knew after reading it that we were in for a long fight: if scientists will lie
this explicitly and call it a study and if Pediatrics will publish something
this dishonest, they are playing to win at all costs. .....Danish children
receive 75% less Thimerosal than American children, they receive immunizations
when they are older, and the U.S. autism rate is TEN TIMES the rate of Denmark
(Denmark is 1 in 1,600, U.S. is 1 in 166). .....Of the seven co-authors of the
study, three had received direct funding from the CDC on vaccine-safety related
projects. Two of the authors were employees of Statens Serum Institute, a Danish
..The public health establishment seems to have a simple strategy: get anything published, and then spin the hell out of it and confuse the public, and they perhaps never did it better than with this original “Danish study” which is still cited as proof by many that “vaccines don’t cause autism.”
[2010 March] Forged documents and a scientist who absconds with $2 million puts Autism studies in doubt by Christina England
Danish Scientist Absconds with $2 million, Poul Thorsen "Proved" Vaccines Don't Cause Autism
Frantic: CDC’s Dr. Diane Simpson Travels the World to Find Dr. Poul Thorsen