‘When stem-cell clinics are asked for documentation about the treatments they offer, some are quick to produce letters from lawyers instead. In the face of legal threats from clinics, the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR) has suspended a service intended to help patients wade through claims about therapies. It is now pondering its next move.’
“There’s real potential to damage the legitimacy of the field,” says Timothy Caulfield.
To read the full article: Heidi Ledford. Published online 28 June 2011 | Nature 474, 550 (2011) | doi:10.1038/474550a
“Have you ever considered going to one of these stem cell clinics?”