October 31, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

human tissue black market

2 min read

The AP reports that one Gary Dudek of Pennsylvania is facing criminal charges for allegedly stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin from a Massachusetts regenerative medicine company that was his former employer. Philly.com has identified the firm as Organogenesis and reported that Dudek was a sales rep there.  Dudek’s attorney, Eugene Tinari told a TV station that the criminal charges are “draconian”. Dudek reportedly had authority to order skin grafts for Mercy Philadelphia Hospital for Organogenesis.  There is no indication that Organogenesis has done anything wrong. Angelyn Lowe, director of …Read More