The Retraction Watch Leaderboard

Who has the most retractions? Here’s our unofficial list (see notes on methodology), which we’ll update as more information comes to light: Yoshitaka Fujii (total retractions: 183) See also: Final report of investigating committee, our reporting, additional coverage Joachim Boldt (96) See also: Editors-in-chief statement, our coverage Diederik Stapel (58) See also: our coverage Adrian Maxim … Continue reading The Retraction Watch Leaderboard

Ladies and gentlemen, we have an apparent retraction record holder: Joachim Boldt, at 89

It’s official.* Joachim Boldt now holds the record for the most retractions by a single author. As we reported the other day, a group of anesthesia journals was on the verge of revealing a list of 89 articles by Joachim Boldt that would require retraction because the German researcher had failed to receive proper approval … Continue reading Ladies and gentlemen, we have an apparent retraction record holder: Joachim Boldt, at 89