September 27, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Christopher Centeno

7 min read

Stem cell clinics and suppliers have been getting into the business of making promotional films to generate more revenue, but now there’s something very different in the cinematic stem cell arena called From Jail Cell to Stem Cell by filmmaker Doug Orchard. It is at its heart an exposé film about some in my view particularly concerning stem cell and exosome clinics and suppliers. The only other thing similar to this was 2019’s great podcast Bad Batch. Reviewing the movie From Jail Cell to Stem Cell Today’s …Read More

4 min read

The number of people around the world being injected with stem cells every day has never been higher and the heterogeneous group of medical providers doing these procedures is also at or near its highest level ever. The cells used are also highly variable as are the procedures themselves, but most of these cells fall under the umbrella of mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (MSC). The field needs to learn more about these MSC procedures in terms of safety and efficacy. Preliminary, relatively small and most often open label …Read More

4 min read

By Christopher J. Centeno, M.D. We have noted an explosion in the number of stem cell clinics over the past several years. There’s not a day that goes by that I don’t see several new ones pop up on the radar. On the one hand, as somebody who has been treating orthopedic patients with stem cells since 2005, it’s good to see more physicians jumping on board. In addition, as an advocate for the use of autologous stem cells as the practice of medicine, I’m …Read More