Michigan Medicine gastroenterologist no longer works at university amid falsified data allegations

Chung Owyang, MD, a former gastroenterology researcher at Ann Arbor-based Michigan Medicine, no longer works for Ann Arbor-based University of Michigan after allegedly falsifying or fabricating data in multiple publications, MLive reported Jan. 24.

Dr. Owyang no longer works for the university as of Jan. 2. 

University of Michigan requested that four publications retract parts of their work that used Dr. Owyang's research into brains and hormonal reactions. These works include one that was published in the Journal of Neurophysiology and three in American Journal of Physiology Gastrointestinal and Liver Physiology, according to MLive. The publication dates span from 2004 to 2012. 

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