November 30, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Don Margolis stem cells

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Dr. Zannos Grekos has administered so-called stem cell-based treatments to patients, at least two of whom have died following treatment in the last couple years. It is an understatement to say that Grekos is in serious hot water with various authorities at the state and federal levels. In the case of a 77-year old man who recently died after receiving care from Grekos, more details have come to light as reported by a number of news outlets, including a recent article in Naplesnews.com. A …Read More

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There was another federal indictment just handed down that alleges that one Francisco Morales (aka Dr. Frank Morales) broke the law with stem cells. Allegedly he took umbilical cords (telling patients that they would be used for medical research), facilitated isolation of stem cells, and shipped them out of state to be used in dubious stem cell treatments. The Houston Chronicle has an informative article on the case and quotes FBI Special Agent in Charge Cory B. Nelson: “This investigation identified a scheme whereby the suffering …Read More