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Testimony in supermodel stem cell fraud case: “I lied to patients”

“I lied to patients,” testified a weeping, young woman in court related to a fraud allegation involving stem cells. She had worked as an office assistant at a company that injected bogus and potentially dangerous cow-based “stem cell” treatments into human patients. This company, which in different incarnations went by various names including Biomark in …

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Celltex SEC filing reveals smart moves & strategy for a path forward

Dr. Leigh Turner, who always seems ahead of the curve on breaking news regarding Celltex, reported today that Celltex has filed a Form D with the SEC. This filing by Celltex points toward some strategies moving forward for the company and in my opinion shows some very smart moves. Amongst these actions include hiring new …

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Korean stem cell clinic sued by patients in U.S. for fraud

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For the first time to my knowledge, patients have sued a dubious stem cell clinic (RNL Bio) for fraud. As one stem cell expert has put it (see below), now there is “blood in the water”. RNL Bio of Korea has reportedly (hat tip to Leigh Turner) just been sued for fraud by patients related to stem …

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Poll indicates major pessimism on future of Texas stem cell clinic, Celltex

What does the future hold for the privately-held Texas stem cell clinic, Celltex, that had given Governor Perry a stem cell transplant? I put up a poll a few days ago asking this question and the results have been striking. By way of background, it’s been a complicated few weeks for Celltex. Almost a month ago, I …

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Surprising FDA audit report of Celltex a blow to dubious stem cell clinics

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As I first reported, the FDA conducted a two-week audit of Texas adult stem cell firm, Celltex, sometime in April. Today I received a copy of the so-called “483 report” of that audit. It is basically a summary of problematic issues that the FDA says need to addressed. The FDA report is cause for some …

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Rick Perry’s Texas two step spin on stem cells

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The Texas State Medical Board reportedly approved new rules for the use of adult stem cells. The ruling was at least in part a result of Texas Governor and former GOP presidential hopeful, Rick Perry, strongly pushing the issue. Perry himself received a controversial, non-FDA approved stem cell transplant in 2011 as part of a …

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