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Seven Researchers Guilty of Misconduct in Macchiarini Case
Seven Researchers Guilty of Misconduct in Macchiarini Case
The Karolinska Institute’s latest decision includes a guilty verdict for one of the whistleblowers who contributed to the investigation.
Seven Researchers Guilty of Misconduct in Macchiarini Case
Seven Researchers Guilty of Misconduct in Macchiarini Case

The Karolinska Institute’s latest decision includes a guilty verdict for one of the whistleblowers who contributed to the investigation.

The Karolinska Institute’s latest decision includes a guilty verdict for one of the whistleblowers who contributed to the investigation.

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Swedish Ethics Review Board: Macchiarini Is Guilty
Swedish Ethics Review Board: Macchiarini Is Guilty
Jef Akst | Oct 30, 2017
The group calls for the retraction of six publications by surgeon Paolo Macchiarini regarding the synthetic trachea transplantations that led to the death of at least three patients. 
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.
Implanted Trachea Going Strong
Implanted Trachea Going Strong
Jef Akst | Oct 23, 2013
Five years after receiving a tissue-engineered airway, the 30-year-old Colombian patient is doing well, having experienced no immunological complications associated with the procedure.
Girl with Synthetic Trachea Dies
Girl with Synthetic Trachea Dies
Bob Grant | Jul 9, 2013
After receiving a bioengineered windpipe, which was seeded with her own stem cells, the 2-year-old has succumbed to complications from a recent surgery.
Toddler Gets Synthetic Windpipe
Toddler Gets Synthetic Windpipe
Dan Cossins | May 1, 2013
Doctors culture a custom-made trachea from plastic fibers and human cells, and successfully implant it into a child who was born without the organ.
Replacement Parts
Ed Yong | Aug 1, 2012
To cope with a growing shortage of hearts, livers, and lungs suitable for transplant, some scientists are genetically engineering pigs, while others are growing organs in the lab.