Cochrane: Here's why we gave our co-founder his marching orders

Collaboration cites ongoing disruptive behaviour and personal views presented as Cochrane conclusions

The Cochrane Collaboration has finally revealed why it kicked out its co-founder Professor Peter Gotzsche, accusing him passing off his personal views as though they were those of the organisation.  

Professor Peter Gotzsche

Professor Gotzsche — a vocal critic of the evidence surrounding the HPV vaccine, of population-based mammogram screening as a public health measure and the drug industry generally — was expelled from the board on 13 September, leading four other board members to resign in protest.

In a statement, the collaboration cited