Five studies of Alzheimer’s disease or traumatic brain injury, all led by Gary Dunbar at Central Michigan University, have some form of image duplication.
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Data sleuths have flagged apparent errors in the study, which was led by neuroscientist Thomas Südhof.
Nearly two-thirds of the article’s references appear to not exist.
New quality benchmarks for basic research involving stem cells promise to improve rigor and reproducibility, says Mosher, who helped develop the standards.
A dozen papers have been retracted so far, and six more are planned.
The New York State Psychiatric Institute in New York City is undergoing an audit and a change in leadership following a suicide that occurred during one of its clinical trials.
A total of 17 studies have already been retracted or are slated for retraction over issues with participant consent.
With the help of a generous benefactor, autism research in Australia is gathering critical mass.