Mauro Ferrari was made to resign as ERC president. In his 3 months in office, he published a ridiculously fraudulent paper with Houston colleagues. Now Ferrari announces from his Texas lockdown “trenches” to cure COVID-19.
Swedish academics Nele Brusselaers, Lynn Kamerlin and Pernilla Wittung-Stafshede react to COVID-19 pandemic and ask Swedish authorities: “Yes, it is important to avoid panic – but is it not better to be over-prepared?”
The world is in the grip of COVID-19 pandemic. Thousands dead, infection rates explode, nations in lockdown. Perfect timing for troll scientists to offer their bullshit cures. Like Thomas Webster of Northeastern University.
The new ERC President Mauro Ferrari used to closely collaborate with two very controversial cancer researchers at MD Anderson in Texas: Anil Sood and Gabriel Lopez-Beerestein. Will that experience affect ERC’s already wanting stance on research integrity?