Unproven Stem Cell-Based Interventions: Advancing Policy through Stakeholder Collaboration
Matthews, Kirstin R.W.; Iltis, Ana S.
A growing number of U.S. stem cell clinics treat a variety of illnesses and injuries, yet few have conducted the necessary clinical research to ensure safety and efficacy. The authors highlight the importance of collaboration between scientists, regulators, patients and patient advocates in developing effective policies and practices for unproven stem cell-based intervention clinics.