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Historic Boston Globe editorial on FDA, stem cells & patients argues safety first

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For the first time I have ever seen in at least half a dozen years, a major newspaper in the form of The Boston Globe has published an editorial on FDA regulation of stem cells. The editorial, entitled “It should be safety-first on stem cell therapies”, argues that while we should take patient concerns into …

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FDA meeting on stem cell regs: mostly who’s who of anti-regulation forces

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The FDA in the past year or so has issued draft guidances on regulation of stem cells that would, if finalized, make it crystal clear that what many American stem cell clinics are selling are unapproved drugs. That would be a good thing for patients who are often being put at risk by many of …

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Saga of Texas Stem Cell Clinic Celltex Continues

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Remember the Texas stem cell clinic Celltex, most famous for treating Texas Governor Rick Perry? Celltex had a busy few years, but has been relatively under the radar for most of 2013. Does that mean it’s gone? Hardly. Their saga became more serious when the FDA sent it a warning letter that was predicted by this …

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