Sunday, May 27, 2012

Is Dr. Mikovits a Fraud?

As I mentioned before, table 4 from the "Addendum" looks to me like it was fabricated by Dr. Mikovits. Since Feburary I have been looking for an explanation – without luck so far. Yesterday a nice anonymous commentator has left this comment, trying to clear up some things:
It has all been explained quite properly and clearly. You just haven't been paying attention to anything that doesn't fit your preconceived notions. That twit, erv, made up the big lie and you didn't get it?

There was no falsification, fabrication or plagiarism. At worst there was a small mistake in labeling a slide and Silverman contaminated his own samples.
Have my "preconceived notions" lead my attention astray? Have I been had by "that twit"? Fallen in for "the big lie"? Oh my, better change that then.

So he(?) says that "it has all been explained quite properly and clearly". So please, tell me anonymous, were can I find this "quite proper and clear" explanation? So I can share it with the world – and hopefully change my preconceived notion that Dr. Mikovits is a fraud.

Or alternatively, please tell me were my "preconceived notions" lead my reading of table 4 astray – if you have read table 4 and can comment on it, that is.

And never mind that table 4 is not about slides and not about Silverman – if I were unkind, I would say this is an rather crude attempt to throw sand in my eyes.

(And by the way, the VP62 plasmid contamination happened at WPI, not at Silverman's lab)

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