A former University of Washington researcher has lost a lawsuit against the __Seattle Times__ over the disclosure of a report detailing his research misconduct. Scott Brodie, who studied linkurl:HIV;http://www.the-scientist.com/2007/9/1/40/1/ and herpes, sued the university and the newspaper to prevent the report from becoming public, but a judge decided in the newspaper's favor last week, the __Times__ linkurl:reported;http://tinyurl.com/2ahaka Wednesday (November 28). According to the newspaper, the university banned Brodie from working there after it investigated his work and discovered 15 instances of fabricated data. While at the University of Washington, Brodie published papers on linkurl:cytotoxic T cells,;http://www.the-scientist.com/article/display/21241 including a linkurl:1999 paper;http://www.nature.com/nm/journal/v5/n1/index.html in __Nature Medicine__ that has been cited 194 times, according to the Thomson ISI database. Brodie left the university in 2003, and according to the __Times__, the federal government is investigating the case currently. A hat tip to the linkurl:news blog;http://tinyurl.com/ytk7a2 at the __Chronicle of Higher Education__ for picking up...

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