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“Get the Cash and Run” – Researchers in Italy must act ahead of Government

Saying something new on the looming landscape of medical research in Italy isn’t trivial thing. It requires astuteness, stomach, and a fair degree of imagination. Today, I will try to pull all of this out of the hat as panelist of a conference…

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Italian Stem-Cell law will be “substantially changed”

Up to date, about 100 people in Italy have been injected with unapproved stem-cells derived from the secret protocol of Daniele Vannoni, a psychologist self-elected as the medical doctor that will provide free cure to terminally-ill patients, defeating the bad pharmacological industry….

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Italian stem-cell therapy: could have been worse

The italian Governments keep falling in the same mistake: disregarding evidence-based policy in favor of populistic decisions. But policy makers are not to be blamed (entirely) for such poor political performances. ———————————————————————————————————— The High Chamber of the italian Parliament has recently approved the draft of…

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Prof. Macchiarini arrested in Italy – driven justice?

The worldwide acknowledged surgeon Paolo Macchiarini, researchers and medical doctor operating in Karolinska Institutet, was arrested in Italy this week. He has to respond to a number of charges, among which attempt of fraud and exaction. Police waited for him outside the operating…

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