Published: 04-02-2016 15:19 | Updated: 10-02-2016 12:48

Decision about Paolo Macchiarini’s employment at Karolinska Institutet

Karolinska Institutet’s Vice-Chancellor has decided today that researcher Paolo Macchiarini’s employment will not be extended when his current contract expires.

The head of Macchiarini’s department has been instructed by the Vice-Chancellor to ensure that, until 30 November 2016, Macchiarini uses his working hours to phase out the research he has conducted at KI. The head of department is also responsible for ensuring that the work of his research group is dismantled.