Office of Research Integrity News

Research Misconduct Finding: Nasser Chegini

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.

Judge Upholds Research Misconduct Finding Against Frank Sauer

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.

Research Misconduct Finding: Alec Mirchandani

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.

Research Misconduct Finding: Frank Sauer, Ph.D.

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 Grants Program Funds Remediation Program

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.