GMC suspends doctor for research fraud

BMJ 2003; 326 doi: (Published 15 February 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:352
  1. Owen Dyer
  1. London

    A cardiologist who published fraudulent research in the BMJ was last week suspended for a year by the General Medical Council.

    Dr Mohammed Naeem Shaukat was found to have altered mortality data to produce results that showed that British patients of Indian origin fared significantly worse than other British patients after first heart attacks. On 1 March 1997 the research was published in the BMJ, in an article …

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