US research scientist found guilty of fraudBMJ 1999; 319 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.319.7218.1156a (Published 30 October 1999) Cite this as: BMJ 1999;319:1156
- Roger Dobson
A scientist who produced key research papers on the possible biological effects of low intensity electromagnetic fields has been found to have intentionally falsified and fabricated data.
The US Office of Research Integrity's verdict on Dr Robert Liburdy comes in the wake of similar conclusions by a committee at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he worked.
The office says that Dr Liburdy, a biochemist who received around $6m (£3.75m) in federal research grants over the past decade, neither admits nor denies its …