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Editorial board charged with wrongly accusing author

BMJ 2002; 324 doi: (Published 16 February 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:384
  1. Caroline White
  1. London

    The editorial board of a European journal has been charged with wrongly accusing an author of misleading the scientific community and imposing sanctions on him without due process.

    The author, who had complained to the Danish Committees on Scientific Dishonesty about the journal's stance, was also charged with redundant publication and violating accepted principles on disclosure when submitting a manuscript.

    The Danish Committees' subcommittee on health and medical science took its decision last month after taking advice from a specially appointed ad hoc committee.

    The dispute between Professor Hans Bisgaard of University Hospital, Copenhagen, and Professor Marc …

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