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New Index of Information on Trachea Transplants and Paolo Macchiarini

Experience: I ran a medical trial that went wrong Daniel Bradford The Guardian 2016-04-22 http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2016/apr/22/experience-i-ran-medical-trial-that-went-wrong

Eastwood, D., Findlay, L., Poole, S., Bird, C., Wadhwa, M., Moore, M., Stebbings, R. (2010). Monoclonal antibody TGN1412 trial failure explained by species differences in CD28 expression on CD4+ effector memory T–cells. British Journal of Pharmacology, 161(3), 512–526. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1476-5381.2010.00922.x

Task Force Calls For More Safety Oversight At NIH Research Hospital Nell Greenfieldboyce National Public Radio 2016-04-21 http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/04/21/475045732/task-force-calls-for-more-safety-oversight-at-nih-research-hospital

Researchers Failed to Obtain Informed Consent From Patients Involved in Kidney Transplant Experiment Public Citizen Health Research Group Press Release 2016-04-20 http://www.citizen.org/pressroom/pressroomredirect.cfm?ID=5872

Public Citizen Allegations of Non-compliance to OHRP and VA ORO http://www.citizen.org/documents/2315.pdf

Niemann CU, Feiner J, Swain S, et al. Therapeutic hypothermia in deceased organ donors and kidney-graft function. N Engl J Med. 2015;373:405-414 http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMoa1501969

First spotted on PubPeer https://pubpeer.com/publications/21AB5D15CF2895BF5E6F0E8963B420

FDA warns another Indian drug maker on serious quality control lapses Ed Silverman STAT News 2016-04-20 https://www.statnews.com/pharmalot/2016/04/20/fda-drug-safety-generics/

Contamination problems prompt NIH to suspend operations at two facilities Dylan Scott STAT News 2016-04-19 https://www.statnews.com/2016/04/19/nih-suspends-operations-facilities/

Chocolate milk maker wanted study touted with 'Concussion' Candace Choi AP 2016-04-19 https://www.statnews.com/2016/04/19/concussion-chocolate-milk-study/

When universities stonewall investigations of research misconduct Ivan Oransky and Adam Marcus STAT News 2016-04-05 https://www.statnews.com/2016/04/05/universities-research-misconduct/

University of Maryland committee finds fault in school's research, promotion of chocolate milk study Sarah Gantz Baltimore Business Journal 2016-04-01 http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2016/04/01/university-of-maryland-committee-finds-fault-in.html

University of Maryland crosses ethical boundaries with chocolate milk study, experts say Sarah Gantz Baltimore Business Journal 2016-01-12 http://www.bizjournals.com/baltimore/news/2016/01/12/university-of-maryland-pushes-ethical-boundaries.html

U of Maryland review: researcher on flawed chocolate milk/concussions study failed to disclose big dairy donations Health News Review 2016-04-01 [ed. no it's not a joke] http://www.healthnewsreview.org/2016/04/u-of-maryland-review-researcher-on-flawed-chocolate-milkconcussions-study-failed-to-disclose-big-dairy-donations/

Macchiarini dismissed from Karolinska Alison McCook Retraction Watch 2016-03-23 http://retractionwatch.com/2016/03/23/macchiarini-dismissed-from-karolinska/

FDA bans trial coordinator who pocketed patient funds and went to prison Alison McCook Retraction Watch 2016-03-21 http://retractionwatch.com/2016/03/21/fda-bans-trial-coordinator-who-pocketed-patient-funds-and-went-to-prison/

Additional information on this case

High Doses Of Experimental Drug Implicated In Botched French Study Rae Ellen Bichell NPR 2016-03-09: http://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2016/03/09/469786037/high-doses-of-experimental-drug-implicated-in-botched-french-study

Cancer 'Visionary' Stanislaw Burzynski Stands Trial for Unprecedented Medical Malfeasance Tamar Wilner Newsweek 2016-02-22: http://www.newsweek.com/2016/03/04/stanislaw-burzynski-cancer-medical-malfeasance-429057.html

$30M malpractice settlement against doctor who worked at Chicago hospitals Ameet Sachdev Chicago Tribune 2016-02-22: [Dr Mark Holterman worked with Paolo Macchiarini to perform synthetic trachea transplant on Hannah Warren at Illinois Children's Hospital] http://www.chicagotribune.com/business/ct-rush-medical-malpractice-settlement-0223-biz-20160222-story.html

Macchiarini and Karolinska: the biomedical ethics meltdown. Leonid Schneider For Better Science Blog 2016-02-21: https://forbetterscience.wordpress.com/2016/02/21/macchiarini-and-karolinska-the-biomedical-ethics-meltdown/

Reading about embattled trachea surgeon Paolo Macchiarini? Here's what you need to know. Retraction Watch 2016-02-12: http://retractionwatch.com/2016/02/12/reading-about-embattled-trachea-surgeon-paolo-macchiarini-heres-what-you-need-to-know/

New: Index of Information about Dr. Paolo Macchiarini and Trachea Transplants

KI physicians' request for investigation 2014-08-18: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Letter-to-Prof-Hamsten.pdf

Analysis of 6 papers of Paolo Macchiarini: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Analysis-of-Clinical-Outcome-of-Synthetic-Tracheal-Transplantation.pdf

Appendices 1-10: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Appendix-1-10.pdf

Appendices 11-20: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Appendix-11-20-review-article.pdf

Appendices 21-30: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Appendix-21-30.pdf

Appendices 31-40: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Appendix-31-40.pdf

Appendices 41-50: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Appendix-41-54.pdf

Ki physicians' amendment to request for investigation 2014-09-24: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AMENDMENT-to-Formal-Appeal-24sep2014-2.pdf

Table of information: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/AMENDMENT-Tables-1-3-24sep2014.pdf

Amendment Appendices 1-10: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Apendix-Amendment-1-10.pdf

Amendment Appendices 11-19: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Appendix-Amendment-11-19.pdf

English translation of KI external investigator Bengt Gerdin re: allegations of misconduct by Paolo Macchiarini 2015-05-13: http://retractionwatch.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/Translation-investigation.doc

Paolo Macchiarini reply to Ki physicians' allegations of misconduct 2015-04-06: http://www.svt.se/svts/article2971402.svt/binary/PM%20yttrande%20i%20april..pdf

Paolo Macchiarini reply to allegations of scientific misconduct 2015-06-26: http://www.circare.org/info/pm/si-Paolo Macchiarini response.pdf

Corriere Fiorentino search for Macchiarini: http://tinyurl.com/hj57y9r

Lab criticized as slow to act in fatal French drug trial Matthias Blamont Rueters 2016-02-02: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-france-health-test-idUSKCN0VD1Z3

Karolinska Institute has 'lost confidence in Paolo Macchiarini, says it won't renew his contract Gretchen Vogel Science News 2016-02-04: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/02/karolinska-institute-has-lost-confidence-paolo-macchiarini-says-it-wont-renew-his

Clinical Trial Disaster in France Jonathan Kimmelman Impact Ethics 2016-02-02: https://impactethics.ca/2016/02/02/clinical-trial-disaster-in-france/

Citizens United Asks Why Wasn't Former Synthes CEO Jailed QMed Staff 2016-01-29 http://www.qmed.com/news/citizens-united-asks-why-wasn%E2%80%99t-former-synthes-ceo-jailed

A Clinical Disaster in France Derek Lowe In the Pipeline Blog 2016-01-15: http://blogs.sciencemag.org/pipeline/archives/2016/01/15/a-clinical-disaster-in-france

BIAL Protocol BIA-102474-101 : ansm.sante.fr/content/download/84709/1069533/version/2/file/PI_essai_clinique_bial_220116english_3.pdf

What we know so far about the clinical trial disaster in France Martin Enserink Science 2016-01-15: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2016/01/what-we-know-so-far-about-clinical-trial-disaster-france

6 Hospitalized, One of Them Brain-Dead, After Drug Trial in France Sewell Chan NY Times 2016-01-15: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/16/world/europe/french-drug-trial-hospitalization.html

The Celebrity Surgeon Who Used Love, Money, and the Pope to Scam an NBC News Producer Adam Ciralsky Vanity Fair 2016-01-31: http://www.vanityfair.com/news/2016/01/celebrity-surgeon-nbc-news-producer-scam

The Outcome of My Clinical Trial Is a Mystery Emma Yasinki The Atlantic 2016-01-11: http://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2016/01/clinical-trial-unpublished-results/423540/

Whatever Happened to Human Experimentation Carl Elliot Hastings Center Report 46 (2016): 1-4. DOI: 10.1002/hast.531 http://www.scribd.com/doc/294403973/Whatever-Happened-to-Human-Experimentation

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