Past Event

Workshop: Unregulated Uses of Stem Cell Therapies

Workshop
8:30am (EST)
November 18, 2013

Location: National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution Ave NW Washington DC 20418

The Institute of Medicine and the National Academy of Sciences will co-host a workshop with the International Society for Stem Cell Research that will take a critical look at the practice of unproven stem cell treatments.

Workshop Summaries Resulting from this Event

Stem Cell Therapies: Opportunities for Ensuring the Quality and Safety of Clinical Offerings: Summary of a Joint Workshop

Stem cells offer tremendous promise for advancing health and medicine. Whether being used to replace damaged cells and organs or else by supporting the body's intrinsic repair mechanisms, stem cells hold the potential to treat such debilitating conditions as Parkinson's disease, diabetes, and spinal cord injury. Clinical trials of stem cell treatments are under way in countries around the world, but the evidence base to support the medical use o... More >>