Iowa scientist stabs self?

University of Iowa researcher and physician Gary Hunninghake, who oversees millions of dollars in federal grants, is under investigation -- and also facing felony charges after allegedly stabbing himself, according to the Iowa City Press-Citizen. Image: Wikimedia commons, Jim KuhnHis injuries, which he claimed were a result of a robbing as he jogged along the Chicago Riverwalk on April 24, left him in critical condition, linkurl:according to The Daily Iowan.;http://www.dailyiowan.com/2010/05/12

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May 16, 2010
University of Iowa researcher and physician Gary Hunninghake, who oversees millions of dollars in federal grants, is under investigation -- and also facing felony charges after allegedly stabbing himself, according to the Iowa City Press-Citizen.
Image: Wikimedia commons,
Jim Kuhn
His injuries, which he claimed were a result of a robbing as he jogged along the Chicago Riverwalk on April 24, left him in critical condition, linkurl:according to The Daily Iowan.;http://www.dailyiowan.com/2010/05/12/Metro/17291.html Two days earlier, UI police had launched an investigation of linkurl:Hunninghake;http://www.int-med.uiowa.edu/divisions/pulmonary/Directory/GaryHunninghake.html for undisclosed reasons, and on April 23 Hunninghake was placed on paid administrative leave pending the outcome of the inquiry. As director of the UI Institute for Clinical and Translational Science, Hunninghake oversees millions of dollars in federal grants from the National Institutes of Health, and is currently listed as the principal investigator on 25 NIH grants worth some $18 million in the 2009 fiscal year....
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