Nasser Chegini engaged in research misconduct in research supported by National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), National Institutes of Health (NIH), grant 2 R01 HD037432.
On May 22, 2017, Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Leslie Rogall granted summary judgment to ORI, upholding ORI’s findings of research misconduct and HHS’s proposed administrative actions against Respondent Frank Sauer, Ph.D.
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ORI found that Respondent engaged in research misconduct by knowingly and intentionally: (1) fabricating the results of the T-maze behavioral experiment for control mice, (2) falsifying the laboratory and vivarium entry logs in an effort to cover up his actions, and (3) reporting the fabricated and falsified data to his laboratory supervisors.
ORI found that Dr. Frank Sauer committed research misconduct in research supported by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health.
ORI funded the Professionalism and Integrity in Research Program (PI Program), the only remediation program for researchers who violate expectations for the responsible conduct of research.
ORI found that falsified and/or fabricated data were included in eleven figures in PLoS One 11(10):e0164378, 2016.