Andrei B. Borisov, Ph. D. was a researcher at the University of Michigan from 1997 to 2008. 

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The University of Michigan will pay $550,000 to settle a civil lawsuit brought by Andrei Borisov, a dismissed U-M professor who sued the university, alleging fraud, defamation and false imprisonment, according to a settlement agreement obtained today by

  • A Mess at Michigan, Inside Higher Ed, May 25, 2010

Last fall, lawyers for Borisov sued several officials at Michigan for fraud and defamation, amid other charges. In the meantime, the faculty groups undertook their own reviews of what went sour in the relationship between the researcher and the university.

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Andrei Borisov, a former non-tenured research assistant professor in the U-M Medical School Department of Pediatrics, claims defamation, fraud and false imprisonment in his lawsuit.

Department of Public Safety: Two people spoke on the same issue related to the DPS. Douglas Smith, a UM alumnus, spoke about the treatment of Dr. Andrei Borisov, whom Smith described as a whistleblower who was beaten by campus police then arrested for assaulting police officers.

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