Status of the situation at the Nordic Cochrane Centre

​​Peter Gøtzsche has been suspended by Rigshospitalet until further notice

Rigshospitalet has appointed Karsten Juhl Jørgensen as acting head of the Nordic Cochrane Centre until further notice.

The University of Copenhagen has been asked to take charge of supervision of the PhD students until further notice.

  • "Today, I've asked all employees and students at the Nordic Cochrane Centre to continue their work as normally as possible during this difficult time," said Per Jørgensen, Deputy Chief Executive at Rigshospitalet.

  • "We're striving to ensure that the Nordic Cochrane Centre continues as part of the international Cochrane Collaboration," concluded Per Jørgensen.

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Marianne Uldall, Head of Press at Rigshospitalet: +45 35 45 53 27

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