Thomas Butler biographical file
- 2003 - 2003
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A well-known researcher of bubonic plague, Butler has served chief of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Department of Internal Medicine at Texas Tech University's Health Sciences Center.
The microbiologist was found guilty of 47 of 69 federal charges stemming from missing plague bacteria vials at his laboratory at Texas Tech. Forty-four (44) of the convictions involved charges that the physician defrauded the university by diverting clinical trial payments to his personal use.
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