The Pál Schmitt academic misconduct scandal refers to allegations of plagiarism concerning the 1992 doctoral thesis and the …
Eric Poehlman, a scientist in the field of human obesity and aging, presented fraudulent data in lectures and in published papers, and who used this data to obtain millions of dollars in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health. His misconduct had been detected and exposed by his former lab technician, Walter DeNino. Poehlman’s sentence for using falsified data in federal research grants that he submitted for funding was one year and one day in federal prison, followed by two years of probation. (summary from The New York Times)
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