I am surprised that I am at the center of it.
He has the scientific knowledge, and I have the political knowledge.
The basis for recognizing Dr. Hwang was his reported landmark achievement in the creation of patient-matched stem cell lines. However, the results of an investigation by Seoul National University have shown that Hwang's results were largely fabricated.
The Science article raised the hopes of many patients, their families and friends. Dr Hwang stood in front of our audience and accepted accolades and applause that he did not deserve. His conduct is a grave disappointment to the stem cell advocacy movement and constitutes a betrayal of trust to the patient community.