Young Quoted on Duke University FCA Case

01 September 2016 Science Magazine News

Science Magazine

Attorney Torrey Young was quoted in a Science Magazine article, “Whistleblower Sues Duke, Claims Doctored Data Helped Win $200 Million in Grants,” on September 1, 2016. The article discussed a False Claims Act (FCA) case brought against Duke University Health System and one of its researchers, amounting to one of the largest FCA suits to focus on research misconduct in academia. The piece detailed whistleblower claims against universities involving allegations of scientific misconduct. Young was quoted saying, “An important concept [is that] you can have research misconduct without having a false claim.”

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