February 20, 2013

Do You Have a Right to Use Your Own Stem Cells?

Sarah Fecht, Genetic Literacy Project


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By classifying stem cells as drugs, Food and Drug Administration regulations have prompted Celltex, a Texas-based company that stores and multiplies stem cells, to move to Mexico. Is the FDA being appropriately cautious or strangling a potential U.S.-based industry before it even gets off the ground?

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TAGGED: Stem Cell Therapy, Experimental Treatment, Bioethics

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