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Letters MMR scare

UCL’s response

BMJ 2011; 342 doi: (Published 25 January 2011) Cite this as: BMJ 2011;342:d460
  1. John Tooke, vice provost (health)1,
  2. David Price, vice provost (research)1
  1. 1UCL, London, UK
  1. j.tooke{at}

UCL takes any allegation of research misconduct seriously, and we will certainly investigate those raised in the BMJ.1 However, we have not seen all the related articles yet so can give only a general institutional response to the issues raised so far.

The Royal Free Medical School was not part of UCL when the relevant research was conducted. It is over a decade since this research …

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