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Details revealed on NIH probe of foreign ties

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Science  05 Jul 2019:
Vol. 365, Issue 6448, pp. 14
DOI: 10.1126/science.365.6448.14

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A yearlong investigation by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has fingered 180 scientists at more than 60 U.S. research institutions who NIH believes have violated the confidentiality of its peer review system or failed to disclose financial ties to foreign organizations. But NIH has revealed few details—including how the investigation began and what it has learned. Last week, the senior NIH official leading the effort talked with Science about its substantial—and growing—impact on the U.S. biomedical research community. Michael Lauer, who directs NIH's $20-billion plus extramural research program, says he has been surprised by the large number of "egregious" violations of NIH rules his staff has discovered.

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