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The Lancet Retracts Cardiac Stem Cell Clinical Trial Paper
The publication of the SCIPIO trial is among many by Piero Anversa’s lab that Harvard Medical School flagged for fraudulent data.
The Lancet Retracts Cardiac Stem Cell Clinical Trial Paper
The Lancet Retracts Cardiac Stem Cell Clinical Trial Paper

The publication of the SCIPIO trial is among many by Piero Anversa’s lab that Harvard Medical School flagged for fraudulent data.

The publication of the SCIPIO trial is among many by Piero Anversa’s lab that Harvard Medical School flagged for fraudulent data.

cardiac regeneration
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