Federal regulators identified "serious deficiencies" at the UC Davis Medical Center, related to three patient deaths in 2010 and 2011.
56-year-old man admitted to hospital Oct. 14, 2010.
Fifteen years after his arrival at UC Davis, Dr. J. Paul Muizelaar now finds himself the focus of a university investigation into his experimental treatments of dying brain cancer patients.
A UC Davis neurosurgeon accused of performing unauthorized research on humans has "temporarily relinquished" his position as chairman of the department of neurological surgery, the university confirmed Friday.
UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi has ordered a top campus official to conduct a "comprehensive review" of accusations that two university neurosurgeons conducted unauthorized research on dying brain cancer patients, as reported in Sunday's Bee.
UC Davis Chancellor Linda P.B. Katehi has directed the university's provost to conduct a comprehensive review of the events that led to a research ban for the head of the neurological surgery department. But so far Dr. J. Paul Muizelaar retains his position as department chairman. Why?
In 2010 the same year Dr. J. Paul Muizelaar first performed an experimental treatment on a dying brain cancer patient at UC Davis Medical Center the neurosurgeon made more money than 99.9 percent of all employees in the University of California system.
A prominent UC Davis neurosurgeon was banned from performing medical research on humans after he and an underling were accused of experimenting on dying brain cancer patients without university permission, The Bee has learned.