Scientific Misconduct, Thomas Jefferson University, and Roger J. Pomerantz
Ransom Hill Bioscience
visla at ix.netcom.com
Wed Apr 29 14:09:42 EST 1998
In article <6i7qa8$avt$1 at nnrp1.dejanews.com>,
pfear at lycosmail.com wrote:
>To all in the scientific community,
> I awoke this morning to find a rather disturbing
>article in the Philadelphia Inquirer, the major newspaper of Philly. Today
>they reported some possible misconduct by Roger J. Pomerantz and his associate
>Dr. Duan. They have been very popular here in the area for some new treatment
>for HIV they have been developing. It seems that their new treatment was fake
>and would have hurt patients who recieved the treatment. My impression of the
>news article is that they were trying to fool the scientific community and
>take advantage of AIDS patients. Jefferson has been covering this up, and
>protecting this man. I don't understand why? This is horrible. They should
>all be ashamed of themselves. I am interested to see further reports on this,
>and I would like to bring this to the attention of scientists everywhere. I
>find use of government grants for personal gain deplorable, and faked science
>even more horrible. These men should not be allowed to continue in research.
> Dr. Bagasra seems like the only honest man in the article, and he is being
>removed from the university. I don't understand it. Please read the article
>and decide for yourselves. It is on the web at:
> Science should be about fact, not money !
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...and America should be about finding out if someone is actually guilty rather than just
accused of a crime. Science is about FACTS and not INNUENDO. Whether "this is horrible" or not
remains to be seen, doesn't it?
Michael T. MacDonell, Ph.D.
Ransom Hill Bioscience, Inc.
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