VIDEO – The Wild West of Stem Cells in the United States – Roberta Shapiro, DO, FAAPM&R

Dr. Roberta Shapiro, Assistant Clinical Professor at Columbia University Medical Center discusses the “Wild West of Stem Cells in the United States. She touches upon topics that include: promises of “miracle” cures for a wide variety of diseases and conditions, unwarranted warnings of danger, FDA oversight, types of stem cell treatments and [...]

FDA poised to outlaw breast reconstruction for breast cancer survivors using their own fat tissue

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration held public hearings for two days this week to allow for public commenting on proposed guidance relating to the regulation of human cells, tissues or tissue-based products. In its current form, this guidance will classify a woman’s own fat tissue as a drug when used in breast reconstruction procedures. [...]

2016-09-15T16:40:41+00:00September 15th, 2016|Bone Marrow Stem Cells, Breast Cancer, Cancer, FDA, News|

FDA DRAFT STEM CELL GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS EXPOSED AS IMPROPER RULEMAKING, BAD SCIENCE AND HEARTLESS PUBLIC POLICY

Go to Original Post on RickJaffe.com Today was a good day for people who want continued access stem cells outside of clinic trials, and also for people who want the FDA to allow faster access to this promising technology. There was a wide spectrum of opinions. Some stem cell companies involved in clinical trials wanted [...]