US Punishes Former Harvard Researcher for Scientific Fraud

USA“A former Harvard Medical School professor falsified data in a study of sleep patterns and has agreed not to participate in Public Health Service activities for three years, the Office of Research Integrity at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Thursday. The announcement, which was published in the Federal Register, said that Robert B. Fogel, a former assistant professor of medicine at Harvard and former co-director of the Fellowship in Sleep Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, fabricated data in a study funded by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute …” (more)

[Inside Higher Ed, 3 April]

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