August 5, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog


2 min read

Are stem cells drugs? At least for today, a federal court unambiguously ruled that the answer to this question for manipulated stem cells is “Yes”.  The story has been reported in the media at New Scientist and Scope Blog. You can read over the key issues here. The court ruled in favor of the federal government and FDA and against Regenerative Sciences, Inc. (RSI), finding that manipulated stem cells are drugs. What does this mean? I believe that the federal court just ruling  has at least temporarily delivered a major blow …Read More