Using an inexpensive drug, a Johns Hopkins University researcher eliminated advanced liver cancer in lab animals. That research is now at the center of a bitter employment dispute, as Dr. Young Ko sues Johns Hopkins and four colleagues, claiming she was discriminated against and her research impeded because she is an Asian woman with a successful project. The case is a window into how money, publicity and internal politics can influence research of a disease that kills thousands each year.
Employment Case Puts Johns Hopkins Under the Microscope
August 24, 2005
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