November 23, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Celltex RNL Bio

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Remember the Texas stem cell clinic Celltex, most famous for treating Texas Governor Rick Perry? Celltex had a busy few years, but has been relatively under the radar for most of 2013. Does that mean it’s gone? Hardly. Their saga became more serious when the FDA sent it a warning letter that was predicted by this blog. The firm was, according to the FDA, manufacturing an unapproved stem cell drug. The FDA apparently told the business to stop treating patients in the US unless a …Read More

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Over at Health in the Global Village, Leigh Turner yesterday published an excellent piece updating us all on the latest news on Korean stem cell company RNL BIo (알앤엘바이오) and its leader, Dr. Jeong Chan Ra (라정찬 ). Addition: The story was reported in several Korean news outlets including Hani here.  A video here by MBC News of Korea, one of the top 4 News outlets in Korea, also reports on the case. Of course Ra is not guilty of any of this unless proven so in court, but this sure …Read More