February 20, 2013
Do You Have a Right to Use Your Own Stem Cells?
Sarah Fecht, Genetic Literacy Project
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?
TAGGED: stem cell therapy, experimental treatment, bioethics