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Gene Therapy Researcher Retracts Four Papers
15 September 2010 8:04 pm
The relatively new blog Retraction Watch reports today that noted gene therapy researcher Savio Woo has recently retracted four papers in major journals, including two discussing possible treatments for serious diseases. The matter appears to be the subject of an inquiry at Woo's institution, Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York City. The blog also notes:
Reading between the lines, the issues involving Woo's data appear to go beyond merely duplicated tables—or, to put it another way, the duplication of the tables may be symptomatic of a more widespread problem.