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September 21, 2023

Posted  September 21, 2023

Yale University and Dr. John Krystal—who was employed at Yale in multiple roles, including as a psychiatry professor and chair with the School of Medicine, and as a clinical psychiatrist with research responsibilities at the VA Medical Center—has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve their liability under the False Claims Act.  According to the government, Dr. Krystal and four co-inventors failed to share royalties with the VA for several patents they obtained for discovering that depression and suicidal ideation could be treated with intranasal ketamine.  Yale and Dr. Krystal began receiving the royalties in 2015, and the royalties now total more than $3 million.  DOJ

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