September 30, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Frank Morales stem cells

3 min read

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