Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Researchers Accused of Manipulating Data

January 12, 2024 article from The Harvard Crimson.

Two weeks ago Harvard’s college paper reported data manipulation in multiple papers stemming from its own affiliated medical school, The Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Four senior researchers have been accused of forging data through “duplications of blots, bands, and plots within images.”

Following-up, this week Harvard has retracted six papers, corrected 31 others, and is continuing to investigate an additional 50 papers.