Neuroscience journal retracts expression of concern 15 years after investigation

Here’s something we don’t get to write about often: A journal has retracted an expression of concern (EOC) more than 15 years after issuing it. What took so long? Apparently, the European Journal of Neuroscience (EJN) just recently learned about a review carried out by the author’s previous institution, which concluded that she had not committed misconduct. Let’s take a look at the retraction note of the expression of concern, which was published last month: The above Comment, published in European Journal of Neuroscience in Volume 12, p. 4153 (doi: 10.1046/j.1460-9568.2000.00330.x), has been withdrawn by agreement between the author, the journal Editors in Chief, John Foxe and Paul Bolam, and John Wiley & Sons Ltd. The original version of this Comment ‘Expression of Concern’ published by D. Amaral has been…


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