Top Harvard Medical School Neuroscientist Accused of Research Misconduct

February 1, 2024 article from The Harvard Crimson.

Data falsification claims against Harvard researchers have now expanded to Khalid Shah, a neuroscientist at Harvard Medical school. The claims include 44 instances of fraud spanning from 2001 to 2023.

“The 2022 paper contains an image which Bik said was taken from imaging by R&D Systems, a company which manufactures antibodies for scientific research. An apparently identical image to the one contained in the 2022 paper appears in a 2018 R&D Systems catalog entry obtained by The Crimson… Schrag said that not only were the images repeated, but that “the vendor is saying this is a different antibody than the one that the authors are saying it is.”