‘Biggest scandal’ in Swedish medicine leaves two people dead and tarnishes Nobel Prize

Two high profile members of the Nobel Assembly were asked to resign as part of the fallout from the scientific scandal centred on Dr. Paolo Macchiarini – a scandal that left two people dead and tarnished the reputation of the Nobel Prize for Physiology and Medicine.

Macchiarini was the first surgeon to perform a transplant of a biosynthetic trachea, but two of three patients to receive such a transplant have died. And Swedish prosecutors are investigating Macchiarini on potential charges...

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