Flori­da man con­vict­ed of fal­si­fy­ing clin­i­cal tri­al re­sults sen­tenced to over 2 years in prison

A Flori­da man who fal­si­fied med­ical records in con­nec­tion to clin­i­cal tri­als was sen­tenced to 30 months in prison in fed­er­al court Thurs­day.

Daniel Teje­da, 35, of Clewis­ton, was al­so or­dered to pay $2.1 mil­lion in resti­tu­tion. Teje­da was a project man­ag­er and study man­ag­er for the CRO Tel­lus Clin­i­cal Re­search, and made it ap­pear that sub­jects were par­tic­i­pat­ing in tri­als when they weren’t. Two oth­er re­search work­ers from Flori­da were sen­tenced in the same case in Au­gust for 46 and 30 months, re­spec­tive­ly.

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