Skip to comments.Fake findings used to secure $16M grant(stem cell research fraud)
Posted on 02/22/2006 7:35:22 AM PST by freepatriot32
A University of Pittsburgh reproductive biologist relied on the now-discredited stem-cell findings of a disgraced Korean scientist to win a $16.1 million federal grant last fall, according to federal documents and letters obtained by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review. Pitt's Gerald Schatten will use the money for an ambitious stem-cell research program that will occupy four of seven floors of Magee-Womens Research Institute's building, now under construction in Oakland, the documents show.
The five-year grant, awarded to Schatten in September by the National Institutes of Health, is based in part on cloning experiments deliberately falsified by Hwang Woo-Suk, the documents show.
(Excerpt) Read more at pittsburghlive.com ...
Your tax dollars at work
pittsburghlive.com must be excerpted but the rest of the article goes into detail about the size and scope of the fraud its a long article but well worth reading
Now we know what WON'T be covered on this evening's TV news.
OK, it might make the crawler on Fox News Channel.
bump for publicity
Thanks for the ping!
I wonder what kind of fraud some of the other scientists in that department/building are and will be committing. I heard 'science fraud' can be contagious.
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