September 28, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Jeong Chan Ra

3 min read

Businessweek just published a very long, interesting article on Celltex by Susan Berfield yesterday. I was happy to talk with Susan at length about the key issues and be quoted in the article. See image at left of two key Celltex leaders, David Eller, CEO of Celltex, and Stan Jones above (Photograph by Thomas Prior for Bloomberg Businessweek). On the positive side, I think the article sheds significant light on Celltex and its former partner RNL Bio/Human Biostar. It also provides the perspectives of …Read More

4 min read

For the first time to my knowledge, patients have sued a dubious stem cell clinic (RNL Bio) for fraud. As one stem cell expert has put it (see below), now there is “blood in the water”. RNL Bio of Korea has reportedly (hat tip to Leigh Turner) just been sued for fraud by patients related to stem cell treatments it allegedly gave them. RNL Bio has both international operations, but notably also runs the Celltex stem cell clinic in Texas. The court documents on the case run …Read More