Top Aussie cancer immunologist fabricated data, medical institute declares

An independent review has found Professor Mark Smyth engaged in serious research misconduct, according to his former employer

A high-profile Australian cancer immunologist faked scientific data in clinical trials, as well as data he used in his applications for research funding, his former employer says.

Prof Mark Smyth
Professor Mark Smyth. Photo: Newspix.

Professor Mark Smyth quit the QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute last August, facing multiple allegations of research misconduct.