artificial organs
Macchiarini Coauthor Removed From Paper
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
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
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
Hearts in Hand
The Scientist Staff | Jan 1, 2016
Texas Heart Institute heart surgeon Bud Frazier is a pioneer of heart transplant technologies.
If It Ain't Broke . . .
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
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
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
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
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
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.