Responding to allegations of scientific misconduct: the procedure at the French National Medical and Health Research Institute.

@article{Breittmayer2000RespondingTA,
  title={Responding to allegations of scientific misconduct: the procedure at the French National Medical and Health Research Institute.},
  author={J P Breittmayer and M Bungener and Hugues de Th{\'e} and Eveline Eschw{\`e}ge and Michel Fougereau and G Guedj and Claude Kordon and Orianne Philippe and Marie Catherine Postel-Vinay and L Schaffar-Esterle},
  journal={Science and engineering ethics},
  year={2000},
  volume={6 1},
  pages={41-8}
}
Institutions in France are not yet well prepared to respond to allegations of scientific misconduct. Following a serious allegation in late 1997, INSERM, the primary organization for medical and health-related research in France, began to reflect on this subject, aided by scientists and jurists. The conclusions have resulted in establishing a procedure to be followed in cases of alleged misconduct, and also in reinforcing the application of good laboratory practices within each laboratory… CONTINUE READING