Stem cell paper falsification leads to firing; Nobelist also penalized

Kyoto University has “punitively dismissed” a researcher found guilty of falsifying nearly all of the figures in a 2017 stem cell paper.   According to an announcement Wednesday, the university fired the paper’s corresponding author, Kohei Yamamizu, after determining he had fabricated and falsified data in all but one figure in the 2017 Stem Cell Reports … Continue reading Stem cell paper falsification leads to firing; Nobelist also penalized

Researcher at Japan stem cell institute falsified nearly all images in 2017 paper

An investigation by Kyoto University in Japan has found a researcher guilty of falsifying all but one of the figures in a 2017 stem cell paper. Yesterday, Kyoto University announced that the paper’s first author, Kohei Yamamizu, had fabricated and falsified data in the Stem Cell Reports paper. According to the investigation report, none of … Continue reading Researcher at Japan stem cell institute falsified nearly all images in 2017 paper