The Vice-Chancellor’s comments on the board’s decision
At an extraordinary meeting held on 4 February, the Karolinska Institutet University Board (Konsistoriet) made a number of decisions in the matter of researcher Paolo Macchiarini. Here, Vice-Chancellor Anders Hamsten comments on these decisions.
“I welcome the manifest support the board gives me,” he says. “I intend to continue as vice-chancellor of Karolinska Institutet with full force and energy, and to execute my responsibility in this situation in the best possible way.”
“The decisions taken by the board are fully in line with what I myself believe must be done now.”
Anders Hamsten has no further comment.