Another Wakefield Study Retracted

In the aftermath of the retraction of the controversial Wakefield MMR/autism study by Lancet, the journal NeuroToxicology has just withdrawn another study by Wakefield, this time one on the effects of Hep-B vaccines on the brains of primates. Retraction statement from NeuroToxicology.

Thanks to @bengoldacre and @coxar on Twitter for the tip.


Astra Bryant

Astra Bryant is a graduate of the Stanford Neuroscience PhD program in the labs of Drs. Eric Knudsen and John Huguenard. She used in vitro slice electrophysiology to study the cellular and synaptic mechanisms linking cholinergic signaling and gamma oscillations – two processes critical for the control of gaze and attention, which are disrupted in many psychiatric disorders. She is a senior editor and the webmaster of the NeuWrite West Neuroblog