September 18, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

homologous use FDA

4 min read

What does homologous use mean? Navigating the arena of clinical use of a biologic such as stem cells or differentiated cells made from stem cells can be challenging. There are many important issues including what defines “minimal manipulation” of biologics such as cells. One particular issue that is critically important and has drawn less attention than it deserves is “homologous use”. It also happens to be one of the more confusing issues in the stem cell field. An official definition of homologous use as …Read More