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August 31, 2010

At Duke: "So maybe Dr. Potti meant he was a Dusty Roads Scholar?"

Hey, it could happen. From the acclaimed 105-year-old muckraker, lie-catcher, and star-hatcher, Duke's daily The Chronicle :

Resume Reveals Inconsistencies

By Tulia Rushton

For almost a year, accusations have slowly mounted against Duke cancer researcher Dr. Anil Potti. First, questions were raised about his scientific discoveries. Then, a cancer research newsletter pointed out problems with his resume, drawing new scrutiny to his work.

Now, a Duke investigation led by Provost Peter Lange has found “issues of substantial concern” in Potti’s resume and biographical sketches, and both internal and external investigations into Potti’s research are being planned, according to a Duke News release issued Friday. [more]

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Posted by JD Hull at August 31, 2010 12:24 AM


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