Judge Rules in Favor of Stem Cell Clinic

September 9, 2022

(Medpage) – A federal judge has declined to block a California stem cell clinic from continuing to perform what the FDA has called unproven treatments, delivering a potential setback to the agency. U.S. District Court Judge Jesus Bernal ruled in favor of the California Stem Cell Treatment Center last week, accepting the clinic’s position that its stem cell procedures are not subject to FDA regulation. Bernal ruled that the “[d]efendants are engaged in the practice of medicine, not the manufacture of pharmaceuticals.” (Read More)