The use of crowdfunding platforms to spread hype about unproven stem cell interventions is an “emerging risk”, researchers warn. A new study has found that 78 of 408 cases where people used crowdfunding platforms to fundraise for medical treatment were for experimental stem cell interventions that lacked conclusive evidence of safety and efficacy and hence ...
Crowdfunding campaigns sell stem cell treatments as ‘research’
By Tessa Hoffman
15 Aug 2018