NIH GUIDE, Volume 24, Number 28, August 4, 1995

P.T. 34


  Ethics/Values in Science & Technol 

  Grants Administration/Policy+ 

Department of Health and Human Services

Notice is hereby given that the Office of Research Integrity (ORI)

has made final findings of scientific misconduct in the following


Jose R. Sotolongo, Jr., M.D., Mount Sinai Medical Center:  On July 3,

1995, ORI found that Jose R. Sotolongo, Jr., M.D., formerly of Mount

Sinai Medical Center in New York, committed scientific misconduct by

falsifying research involving guanabenz treatment of spinal cord

injured cats presented in a Public Health Service (PHS) grant


Dr. Sotolongo has entered into a Voluntary Exclusion Agreement with

ORI in which he has accepted ORI's finding and has agreed to exclude

himself voluntarily, for the three year period beginning July 3,

1995, from:

(1) applying for or receiving any Federal grant or contract funds;


(2) serving in any advisory capacity to the PHS, including but not

limited to, service on any PHS advisory committee, board, and/or peer

review committee, or as a consultant.

The above voluntary exclusion, however, shall not apply to Dr.

Sotolongo's future training or practice of clinical medicine as a

licensed practitioner unless that practice involves research or

research training.

No scientific publications were required to be corrected as part of

this Agreement.


For further information, contact:


Division of Research Investigations

Office of Research Integrity

5515 Security Lane, Suite 700

Rockville, MD  20852

Telephone:  (301) 443-5330


Return to 1995 Index

Return to NIH Guide Main Index

Office of Extramural Research (OER) - Home Page Office of Extramural
Research (OER)
  National Institutes of Health (NIH) - Home Page National Institutes of Health (NIH)
9000 Rockville Pike
Bethesda, Maryland 20892
  Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) - Home Page Department of Health
and Human Services (HHS) - Government Made Easy

Note: For help accessing PDF, RTF, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Audio or Video files, see Help Downloading Files.