Once thought to be a problem only in poorly regulated jurisdictions overseas, unproven stem cell treatments are increasingly being offered in Australia. Now, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is holding a public consultation on whether current regulation of treatments that involve using the patient’s own cells is appropriate. Stem cell science has captured the public’s ...
Cashing in on hope: Stem cell tourism risks arrive
By Megan Munsie and Martin Pera
27 Jan 2015