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August 4, 2022
Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382
San Antonio – Please see the next assertion by PETA Senior Vice President Kathy Guillermo on the authorities report detailing “analysis misconduct” by the director of the federally funded Southwest Nationwide Primate Analysis Middle on the Texas Biomedical Analysis Institute. The Nationwide Institutes of Well being Workplace of Analysis Integrity discovered that Deepak Kaushal “engaged in analysis misconduct by deliberately, knowingly, and/or recklessly falsifying and fabricating the experimental methodology to show outcomes obtained underneath completely different experimental situations.”
Deepak Kaushal ought to be eliminated as director of the Southwest Nationwide Primate Analysis Middle and barred from receiving publicly funded grants. He has betrayed the federal government, the scientific neighborhood, and taxpayers by falsifying and fabricating data on his grant software and in revealed work—all whereas he was infecting monkeys with tuberculosis and simian immunodeficiency virus. He’s additionally a coauthor of the primate middle’s much-touted Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine research. The monkeys he harm and killed for his personal aggrandizement and to achieve well-paying positions of authority don’t have any recourse, however the Nationwide Institutes of Well being ought to require the return of all funds Kaushal acquired and will ensure he by no means will get his palms on one other animal or taxpayer greenback.