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Trial Delay in Phony Aids Research Case

Updated: Monday, August 18 2014, 10:46 PM CDT

DES MOINES, IA (AP) - A judge has ordered a delay in the trial of a former Iowa State University researcher charged with falsifying data to make a developmental AIDS vaccine appear promising.


The Sept. 2 trial for Dong-Pyou Han is scheduled for Sept. 29 after a judge approved a delay Monday.


Han pleaded not guilty in federal court to four counts of making false statements in research reports. He is free on bond.


His attorney, Joseph Herrold, a federal public defender asked the court for the delay. He says case research is time consuming and Han requires a Korean translator.


He says more time is needed to investigate the case and determine whether it will proceed to trial "or be resolved in another manner."


Federal prosecutors did not resist the motion to delay.


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Trial Delay in Phony Aids Research Case


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