Anderson, Alun. "No Misconduct or Fraud in Baltimore Case," Nature, 336 (8 December 1988),
This is Nature's account of the draft report's statement of no fraud in the Baltimore case. It is
reported here that the draft was written by Joseph Davie of Serle Pharmaceuticals, Hugh
McDevitt of Stanford, and Ursula Storb of the University of Chicago. The panel finds no fraud
but does find error.
This finding that there were serious errors in the Cell paper differs from two previous
investigations by Henry Wortis at Tufts and Herman Eisen at MIT. "Although some fault was
found with the paper, neither committee found a published correction warranted."
There is some speculation here as to the final form the report will take, what the emphasis will