Bioanalyst gets jail sentence for falsifying preclinical trial data

BMJ 2013; 346 doi: (Published 18 April 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;346:f2514
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

A former senior bioanalyst who worked in Scotland for a US based drug discovery and development firm, Aptuit, has become the first person to be successfully prosecuted under the Good Laboratory Practice Regulations 1999 for manipulating data.

Steven Eaton, who worked for Aptuit until 2009, was found guilty at Edinburgh Sheriff Court and sentenced to three months in prison, after a prosecution …

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