A rapidly rising young doctor at the Harvard Medical School has admitted that he falsified data in a heart research experiment, and the school has instituted a major investigation to decide how to handle the case, according to the school's dean.
Former Harvard University psychologist Marc Hauser has admitted to making “mistakes” in his research that led to the findings of research misconduct announced today by the US Office of Research Integrity (ORI)
A Medical Madoff: Anesthesiologist Faked Data in 21 Studies: A pioneering anesthesiologist has been implicated in a massive research fraud that has altered the way millions of patients are treated for pain during and after orthopedic surgeries -Scientific American. Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass., began investigating Reuben's findings last May ...
Suspected research fraud: difficulties of getting at the truth: This study went on to become a “citation classic,” cited 225 times (at the time of writing), including in guidelines, and its lead author, Dr Ram B Singh, went on to publish many papers in other journals. During the process, he became the focus of a concerted, but informal, international investigation into suspicions of scientific misconduct and data fabrication, spanning well over a decade.
The Lancet has retracted the 12 year old paper that sparked an international crisis of confidence in the safety of the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine when its lead author suggested a link between the vaccine and autism.
... on Andrew Wakefield, the BMJ, autism, vaccines, and fraud: The ... retraction of the original Wakefield paper in the Lancet was a huge deal. If there were a Canon of Scientific Retractions, it would be in it. It happened before we launched Retraction Watch, however, so we haven’t commented much on it.
Measles Cases and Outbreaks: From January 2 to December 31, 2016, 70 people from 16 states (Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Minnesota, New York, North Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, and Utah) were reported to have measles.