March 27, 2018

Pitt Professor Agrees to Pay Government to Resolve Claims That He Falsified IRB Approvals to Get Federal Research Grants

A star researcher at the University of Pittsburgh has agreed to pay the U.S. government more than $130,000 to resolve allegations that he submitted false documents to the National Science Foundation to get more than $2.3 million in federal research grants, the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Pittsburgh announced Wednesday.  (link to full story at

http://www.post-gazette.com/news/education/2018/03/21/University-of-Pittsburgh-Christian-Schunn-false-claims-act-national-science-foundation-grants/stories/201803210135 )