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Microbiologist Resigns After Pitch for Antianthrax Product

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Science  02 Sep 2005:
Vol. 309, Issue 5740, pp. 1475
DOI: 10.1126/science.309.5740.1475a

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On 17 August, John Heggers, a microbiologist and plastic surgeon specializing in burn treatment, resigned from his position at the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston over ethics concerns about his enthusiastic endorsement of an antianthrax skin lotion.