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Macchiarini Coauthor Removed From Paper
Kerry Grens | Mar 7, 2016
A whistleblower asked to have his named pulled from a study led by the embattled surgeon.
Karolinska Institute Head Steps Down
Tracy Vence | Feb 16, 2016
Vice-Chancellor Anders Hamsten is resigning from his post amidst another investigation into the work of surgeon Paolo Macchiarini.
Organ Engineer Reinvestigated
Bob Grant | Feb 5, 2016
Paolo Macchiarini will again be investigated by the Karolinska Institute, which is not extending the researcher’s employment contract.
Hearts in Hand
Staff | Jan 1, 2016
Texas Heart Institute heart surgeon Bud Frazier is a pioneer of heart transplant technologies.
If It Ain't Broke . . .
Kerry Grens | Jan 1, 2016
Is there room to improve upon the tried-and-true, decades-old technology of artificial hearts?
Artificial Skin Communicates with Neurons
Jef Akst | Oct 19, 2015
A new flexible sensor can detect touch and generate electrical pulses that signal intensity of pressure to mouse neurons in vitro.
Organ Engineer Cleared of Misconduct
Bob Grant | Aug 31, 2015
The Karolinska Institute has rejected the conclusions of an earlier, independent investigation, finding regenerative medicine researcher Paolo Macchiarini not guilty of scientific misconduct.
Organ-on-a-Chip Gets Big Pharma Boost
Bob Grant | Jun 18, 2015
Johnson & Johnson agrees to use Emulate’s blood-clot device in three of its preclinical drug programs.
Artificial Trachea Researcher Found Guilty of Misconduct
Bob Grant | May 21, 2015
An independent investigator says that the surgeon misrepresented the truth in papers about artificial trachea transplants.
Organ Engineer Cleared of Some Misconduct Charges
Bob Grant | Apr 16, 2015
An investigation has found the thoracic surgeon who transplanted artificial tracheae into patients not guilty of overhyping his research.