September 21, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

A-Rod

3 min read

Baseball’s superstar A-Rod reportedly is deeply ensnared in a scandal involving a  small-time anti-aging clinic in Florida, Biogenesis, which helped numerous MLB players dope. Anti-aging is big business. Some anti-aging clinics push performance enhancing drugs (PEDs), while a growing number of others pitch stem cells. Many sell both. Star athletes are flocking to unproven stem cells like they were a magnet. Rodriguez supposedly engaged in both PED and stem cell approaches to enhancing his game and now finds himself suspended for the rest of …Read More