GMC reprimands doctor for research fraudBMJ 2003; 326 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.326.7392.730/a (Published 05 April 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;326:730
- Owen Dyer
Goran Jamal, a neurophysiologist well known for his work on the Gulf war syndrome and organophosphate poisoning, has been reprimanded by the General Medical Council after being found guilty of research fraud in a drug trial.
The professional conduct committee of the GMC found Dr Jamal, aged 49, guilty of serious professional misconduct for falsifying his results in a multicentre trial of the drug Tarabetic, also known as Efamol, a constituent of evening primrose oil, intended for the treatment of diabetic peripheral neuropathy. Having played a major role in the preliminary work on the drug, …