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Dispute Within CDC Over Zika Testing
Ben Andrew Henry | Sep 28, 2016
An agency scientist who accused the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention of suppressing disagreements over the accuracy of a diagnostic test obtains whistleblower protection.
Picks: April 14, 2015
Tracy Vence | Apr 14, 2015
Whistleblower “named” in PubPeer suit; African CDC; FDA oversight of dietary supplements
PubPeer Threatened with Legal Action
Kate Yandell | Aug 19, 2014
The moderators of the post-publication peer review forum say they could be facing their first legal case.
Lawsuit Claims Stem Cells Unsafe
Kerry Grens | Jul 18, 2014
A former employee complains that StemCells, Inc., fired him after he blew the whistle on improper manufacturing practices that could endanger patients.
Opinion: Reducing Whistleblower Risk
Helene Z. Hill | Feb 11, 2014
It takes significant time and money for a scientist to defend his or her accusation of research misconduct.
Week in Review: September 16–20
Tracy Vence | Sep 20, 2013
Dealing with anonymous misconduct allegations; efficiently generating iPSCs; distinguishing viral infections from non-viral; imaging tau in vivo
What to Do About “Clare Francis”
Kerry Grens | Sep 14, 2013
Anonymous tipsters who allege scientific misconduct can make journal editors squeamish. But should a whistleblower's identity matter?
Gov’t Science Integrity Measures Lackluster
Bob Grant | Mar 11, 2013
A new analysis finds that while some federal agencies have made strides in safeguarding the validity of their research, more work needs to be done.
Fraud Watchdog Blogger Revealed
Dan Cossins | Jan 6, 2013
The author of a whistleblower blog has revealed his identity after the site was suspended due to legal threats from accused scientists.
Court Awards Whistleblower $820,000
Beth Marie Mole | Oct 19, 2012
A jury finds that UVA wrongfully fired a researcher for reporting that his supervisor altered an NIH grant budget.