The US Office of Research Integrity has found that Timothy Sheehy, a former SAIC-Frederick contractor, committed research misconduct, according to a notice in the Federal Register.

Investigations by SAIC-Frederick and ORI found that he fabricated data reported in a 2010 Cancer Epidemiology, Biomarkers, and Prevention paper on recovering both RNA and DNA from FFPE samples at the same time.

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