A federal judge on Monday refused to dismiss claims that a former Alzheimer's researcher with the University of California conspired with USC to steal a $100 million research grant and other UC employees.
U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez refused Dr. Paul Aisen and the University of Southern California's motion to dismiss the first amended complaint by the UC regents for failing to state claims for relief.
The UC regents, on behalf of UC San Diego, sued USC, Aisen and eight of his colleagues in July 2015. The regents claimed Aisen conspired with USC to take data, funding and his colleagues at UC San Diego to form a research facility with USC.
The funding, from government and private sources, was more than $100 million, the regents claim...
Full story at http://www.courthousenews.com/2016/04/18/uc-dodges-dismissal-bid-in-100m-grant-spat.htm
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