August 8, 2020

The Niche

Knoepfler lab stem cell blog

Thomas A. Gionis

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A couple of months back, the FDA issued a warning letter to three co-owned stem cell clinics selling fat stem cell-based interventions to patients for a variety of ills. You can read all about the warning letter here. It went to lead clinic, Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center as well as the two co-owned clinics, which are Manhattan Regenerative Medicine and Miami Stem Cell Center. Dr. Thomas Gionis was the person to whom the letter was addressed. Irvine seems to have taken down its website content in …Read More

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The FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center. The leader of Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center is Dr. Thomas Gionis and the letter was addressed to him. Interestingly, this letter, dated December 30, 2015, contains redactions. At one time this clinic was part of the larger Cell Surgical Network (CSN) chain of clinics, but it seems it is no longer listed on the CSN website. You can see, however, that Gionis and Irvine are listed on this archived page …Read More

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For years I’ve been writing about fat stem cell clinics that sell non-FDA approved stem cell “treatments” to vulnerable patients right here in America. These clinics have been sprouting up like mushrooms across the US and their numbers may be above 200 today overall. As a result perhaps it was inevitable that one would arrive in a locale near me. Tomorrow, July 11, reportedly the Irvine Stem Cell Treatment Center will open a Sacramento, CA branch. The doctor there will apparently be Thomas A. Gionis (picture …Read More