As I wrote in a previous post, the Bibsam Consortium in Sweden has cancelled the agreement with Elsevier. This means that Swedish universities will not have access to new articles in Elsevier’s journals after 1 July. Articles published before this date will remain accessible. Elsevier has as yet not been able to offer Swedish universities a model that […]

English version below Joakim Dillner, professor och verksam vid institutionen för laboratoriemedicin här på Karolinska Institutet, har nu publicerat en studie om ökningen av cervixcancer i Sverige. Som väntat kan alla samband mellan den ökade incidensen och införandet av HPV-vaccination avskrivas. På senare år har antalet fall av cervixcancer (livmoderhalscancer) ökat i Sverige med cirka […]

Den 28 november 2015 publicerade den vetenskapliga tidskriften Respiration artikeln “Autologous peripheral blood mononuclear cells as treatment in refractory acute respiratory distress syndrome” (Respiration 2015; 90:481-492). Huvudförfattare var Paolo Macchiarini, som vid denna tid hade en tidsbegränsad anställning vid Karolinska Institutet. Han avskedades i mars året efter, efter att en rad missförhållanden och grova felaktigheter uppdagats i […]

Two out of the three journals that have printed papers by “Lars Andersson” – the anonymous person that has published with a false affiliation to Karolinska Institutet – have now decided to retract these articles. Last week the Journal of Internal Medicine informed us about their decision to retract and stated that they will impose […]

A few days ago we were informed that the Bibsam Consortium in Sweden has cancelled the agreement with Elsevier. It is now likely that after 1 July 2018 Swedish universities will not have access to new articles in Elsevier’s journals. Articles published before this date will remain accessible. This turn of events is highly unfortunate, […]