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Dr. Duane Bonds files petition with Supreme Court to expand protections for federal employees

Posted in Government Whistleblowers, Healthcare, National Security
Dr. Duane Bonds has filed a petition with the U.S. Supreme Court this week. Dr. Bonds was our nation’s top researcher on sickle cell disease until she blew the whistle on the unauthorized cloning of participants’ cells. In January, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled that she had a right to a jury trial on her… Continue Reading

NIH Whistleblower Wins Right to Federal Court Trial

Posted in Government Whistleblowers, Healthcare
On Monday, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ruled in favor of a sickle cell disease researcher who blew the whistle on improper cloning of blood cell lines. The decision clears the way Dr. Duane Bonds (pictured) to proceed with her claim that the National Institutes of Health fired her in retaliation for blowing the whistle… Continue Reading