Critical elements of one of the most cited pieces of Alzheimer’s disease research in the last two decades may have been purposely manipulated, according to a report in Science.
This story — which is gaining national traction — has Minnesota connections.
Questions have surfaced about as many as 10 papers written by Sylvain Lesné, and often coauthored by [Karen Ashe] and other U scientists, and whether they used manipulated or duplicated images to inflate the role of a protein in the onset of Alzheimer’s.
You have to read the Science piece above. Disappointing, if true. Utterly disappointing.