Scientific Misconduct


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National Institue AIDS Research–Professional Women Describe Sex Harassment – Conduct Unbecoming Mon, 11 Apr 2005 Just when the NIH announced that it was in the clear – citing a report issued (April 6) by a panel of the Institute of Medicine "exonerating" NIH and rejecting the allegations by Dr. Jonathan […]

National Institue AIDS Research–Professional Women Describe Sex Harassment – Conduct ...


Researcher To Be Sacked After Reporting High Rates of ADHD – BMJ Sun, 10 Apr 2005 The BMJ reports that Dr. Gretchen LeFever, a clinical psychologist and professor at Eastern Virginia Medical School, whose published reports (since 1995) have raised the alarm about a spiraling increase in elementary school children […]

Researcher To Be Sacked After Reporting High Rates of ADHD ...



Universities Misappropriate Federal Grants – Cornell Doctor Blows Whistle Alleging Phantom Studies – WSJ Wed Aug 17, 2005 Scott Fitzgerald’s opener to The Great Gatsby, “the rich are different from you and me…” is most aptly applied today to an elite corps of rich academic scientists. Academia once symbolized a […]

Universities Misappropriate Federal Grants – Cornell Doctor Blows Whistle Alleging ...


Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman Fri, 16 Dec 2005 New York Times columnist, Paul Krugman, got it right! The real story behind the crisis at Merck, the Cleveland Clinic, and the medical industrial complex as a whole “is bigger than either the company or the clinic. It’s […]

Drugs, Devices & Doctors – NYT Paul Krugman


Why We Need Whistleblowers–One-third US Scientists Admit Unethical Research Practices Sat, 11 Jun 2005 Although the major focus of these AHRP Infomails has been on the deplorable misconduct by the pharmaceutical industry and government health care agencies, whenever we pointed a flashlight at academia and biomedical scientists, we raised the […]

Why We Need Whistleblowers–One-third US Scientists Admit Unethical Research Practices



Obesity Researcher AdmitsFabricating Data- $3 Mill Fraud in Gov Grants – Boston Globe Fri, 18 Mar 2005 The Boston Globe reports about the worst case of scientific fraud to come to light. Dr. Eric Poehlman, a star among obesity researchers, faces jail time. He overstated the effects of menopause on […]

Obesity Researcher AdmitsFabricating Data- $3 Mill Fraud in Gov Grants ...


Researcher Who Challenged ADHD industry cleared of misconduct charges Sun, 16 Oct 2005 If you thought that academia could not prey to McCarthyite bullying tactics–or could not possibly fall prey to anything like the Salem witch hunts—think again. Dr. Gretchen LeFever, a clinical psychologist and associate professor in the department […]

Researcher Who Challenged ADHD industry cleared of misconduct charges


NIH AIDS Research Chief Rewrote Safety Report – AP Wed, 15 Dec 2004 John Solomon of The Associated Press continues his documented expose of the inner workings of the AIDS Division of theNational Institutes of Health (NIH). At the same time that the Los Angeles Times and Congfressional hearings focused […]

NIH AIDS Research Chief Rewrote Safety Report – AP



FDA Underhanded Tactics Against Medical Officer Who Blew the Whistle Mon, 29 Nov 2004 The Food and Drug Administration is the epicenter of a collision between medical officers in the drug safety office and senior officials in managerial positions whose focus is on facilitating new drug approvals. Officials at the […]

FDA Underhanded Tactics Against Medical Officer Who Blew the Whistle