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ORI Directors to speak at ARIO Conference

Directors Susan Garfinkel, Ph.D. and Zoë Hammatt, J.D., will speak at the Association of Research Integrity Officers (ARIO) conference in Chicago, September 29 - October 1, 2014. 

New Research Misconduct Finding: Jun Fu

ORI found that Dr. Jun Fu engaged in research misconduct in research supported by National Cancer Institute (NCI), National Institutes of Health (NIH), grants CA56041 and CA127001.

New Research Misconduct Finding: Zhihua Zou

ORI found that Zhihua Zou engaged in research misconduct by falsifying data that were included in two (2) publications.  Both publications have been retracted.

New Research Misconduct Finding: Melanie Cokonis

ORI found that Melanie Cokonis engaged in research misconduct by falsifying assay data that were submitted in reports to NIH.

ORI welcomes new DEI director, Zoë Hammatt

The Office of Research Integrity (ORI) welcomes Zoë Hammatt. Ms. Hammatt is the new director of the Division of Education and Integrity.

New Research Misconduct Finding: Helen Freeman

ORI found that Dr.  Helen Freeman engaged in research misconduct by knowingly and intentionally falsifying three (3) figures and/or legends and one (1) supplemental movie legend in a manuscript submitted for publication to the journal Nature.

Job Announcement: ORI Director Position. Closes May 30

The position announcement for the ORI director is open until May 30, 2014.  Apply through USAJobs.gov.

New Research Misconduct Finding: Li Chen

ORI found that Dr. Li Chen, engaged in research misconduct by intentionally, knowingly, and recklessly fabricated and falsified data reported in publications, submitted manuscript, and grant applications.

New Research Misconduct Finding: Parag Patel

ORI and Advocate Health Care found that Parag Patel, D.O., engaged in research misconduct by directing or intimidating others to falsify data to make subjects eligible for a study when they otherwise may not have been eligible.

Watch "The Research Clinic" Trailer

ORI and OHRP presents "The Research Clinic," an interactive training video to protect subjects and prevent research misconduct.  Expected release date: 04/01/2014.

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