Overly Ambitious Researchers - Fabricating Data

TitleOverly Ambitious Researchers - Fabricating Data
Publication TypeCase Study
Year of Publication2000
AuthorsPritchard, MS, Goldfarb, T
PublisherOnline Ethics Center
AbstractDescribes two real-life cases from the 1980's handling the fabrication of data. The first covers the Darsee case in which a faculty member, considered a rising star at Harvard University, fabricated data in his research on heart medications in dogs. The second covers the case of Dr. Stephen Breuning, who fabricated data concerning the effects psychotropic medication have on mentally retarded patients.
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