The Joan Evans Scandal

I came across the Potti scandal while trying to find out about the trouble faced by a woman named Joan Evans because a statistical analysis couldn’t be reproduced. Robert Gentleman had mentioned this in a talk at the Joint Statistical Meetings in Vancouver. Look for The Cancer Letter, Gentleman said.

I now realize that Joan Evans is Joe Nevins, who co-authored a major paper with Potti.

Speaking of Potti, members of the Duke administration are said to “have warned people not to even Google the name ‘Anil Potti,’”