Relevant Publications

Chirico F, Bramstedt KA.  Authorship Commerce: Bylines for Sale.  Account Res 2021;28:in press.

Bramstedt KA. The Carnage of Substandard Research during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Call for Quality. J Med Ethics 2020; 46(12):803-807. Note: this manuscript is in the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric. 

Bramstedt KA. Unicorn Poo and Blessed Waters: COVID-19 Quackery and FDA Warning Letters. Ther Innov Regul Sci 2020; 55(1):239-244. Note: this manuscript is in the top 5% of all research outputs scored by Altmetric. 


Bramstedt KA. Integrity Watchdogs, Lap Dogs, and Dead Dogs. Account Res 2020;27:1-5.


Bramstedt KA. Luxembourg’s Approach to Research Integrity during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Account Res 2020;27:396-400. 


Bramstedt KA. Applying Safeguards of Research Integrity to Unethical Organ Donation and Transplantation. J Med Ethics 2020;46:685-686.

Bramstedt KA. Partnering Ethics and Chemistry in Secondary and University STEM Education via an Innovatively Designed Periodic Table of Chemical Elements. Acta Bioethica 2020;26:101-106. 

Bramstedt KA. Unmasking the Hunter: : An Exploration of Predatory Publishing. J Sci Pract Integr 2020;2(1). doi: 10.35122/001c.13267.

Bramstedt KA, Xu J. A 10-year follow up of publishing ethics in China: what is new and what is unchanged. Res Integr Peer Rev. 2019; 4: 17. doi: 10.1186/s41073-019-0077-3



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