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Professor is charged with dishonesty over statements on access to full trial data

BMJ 2009; 339 doi: (Published 03 November 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4556
  1. Clare Dyer
  1. 1BMJ

    The former research dean of Sheffield University’s medical school was accused of dishonesty at a General Medical Council hearing on 2 November for allowing a journal to publish a false claim that he had seen all the data in a research study of which he was the lead author.

    Richard Eastell, who heads the bone research unit at Sheffield University, is at the centre of a research ethics case that saw the other main investigator, Aubrey Blumsohn, who raised questions over the data, take a financial settlement to leave his job at …

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