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01/19/2011 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Anil Potti, Duke Cancer Researcher Accused of Misconduct, Resigns

The Duke cancer researcher who has been under investigation for research misconduct since this summer has resigned.

Dr. Anil Potti stepped down from his positions at Duke's Institute for Genome Sciences and Policy and the School of Medicine Friday and took responsibility for the problems in his research, IGSP Director Huntington Willard wrote in an e-mail to IGSP staff. Potti had been on paid administrative leave since this summer.

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