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iThenticate for Medical Research

Prevent disseminating invalid findings, grant misconduct, and introducing improper patient treatment.

Plagiarism in Medical Research

The medical research community is faced with plagiarism and misconduct issues that threaten the integrity of scholarly research and publishing, as well as medical practices.

Growing evidence shows that plagiarism in submitted materials hampers dissemination of legitimate findings, threatening the integrity of the research and publishing community.

Medical research organizations and scientific, technical, and medical (STM) publishers are implementing safeguards like plagiarism checking software to inhibit:

  • Blatant research plagiarism, which may also be linked with fabrication, falsification, and fraud
  • Duplication and self-plagiarism
  • Grant misconduct
  • Improper patient treatment
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What our customers say

“We haven’t had to retract anything since we started using iThenticate.”

E. Kissel

University Corporation of Atmospheric Research (UCAR)

Recommended reading

Rising Tide of Plagiarism and Misconduct in Medical Research

This report features exclusive insight from STM publisher Landes Bioscience, wherein one of its journal rejected 221 article submissions for plagiarism in 2012 alone; of these, nearly one in five contained more than 40% plagiarized material.