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Important Rasko team paper on global distribution of stem cell clinics

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Last week a team led by John Rasko of the University of Sydney published a very important stem cell clinic study also in Cell Stem Cell. Thus, there have now been two new reports on the state of the stem cell clinic industry both here in the U.S. and more globally. Leigh Turner and I published …

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What countries are ‘punching above their weight’ in stem cell space?

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By Heather Main What countries are doing disproportionately well given their size on their stem cell research? When reading through the ISSCR 2015 program you can understand why everyone wants to go to the US for their postdoc as it seems like most of the work being presented is US-based. In fact, this is more …

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Update on XCell Stem Cell Clinic Insider

A commenter on this blog who self-identified as “InsideXcell” has been commenting on this blog about what happened at the highly controversial German stem cell clinic, XCell-Center. By way of background, the XCell-Center was for a time the largest stem cell clinic in all of Europe before it was shutdown. A baby who received care …

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Commenter Claims XCell-Center Stem Cell Clinic Got a Bad Rap, Provides New Details

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What really happened at XCell-Center in Germany, formerly the largest stem cell clinic in Europe? A baby died after receiving treatment there. Why? Was the death in any way connected to stem cells? (update: note that since post originally went up, quite a few more patient deaths both a clinics and in clinical trials have …

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Snake oil stem cell sports medicine: A-Rod, Kobe, Dana White

I’ve written in the past (see here, here, and parody here on HuffPost) about how stem cell sports medicine is a dangerous thing. It continues to grow in popularity. There’s a new piece out now saying that Ultimate Fight Championship President Dana White went on a stem cell tourism trip to Germany for a treatment …

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