Letters Should research fraud be a crime?

First you find the “criminals” in research fraud

BMJ 2014; 349 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g5213 (Published 19 August 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;349:g5213
  1. Theresa C Defino, journalist1
  1. 1Report on Research Compliance, Rockville, Maryland, USA
  1. tdefino{at}aishealth.com

Bhutta and Crane debate whether research fraud should be a crime.1 In the United States, the Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) investigates allegations of misconduct in biomedical research involving humans. It investigates studies that are HHS federally funded, or …

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