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Unproven Stem Cell Therapies to Be Scrutinized by House Panel

Aug. 29, 2017, 2:02 PM

A House panel will look this fall at companies peddling unproven and sometimes dangerous stem cell treatments as part of a broader focus on a major biomedical innovation law.

“Advancing the field of regenerative medicine is a critical component in the 21st Century Cures Act (Pub. 114-255) and the committee looks forward to examining it, as well as the various other components within the law, in the coming months during implementation,” a spokeswoman for the House Energy and Commerce Committee told Bloomberg BNA in an Aug. 28 email.

The committee has not scheduled any formal hearings ...

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