SCRC

Online Resources

Online Resources

UCI Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center

stemcell.uci.edu

 

International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)

Guidelines for stem cell research and clinical translation

http://www.isscr.org/membership/policy/2016-guidelines/guidelines-for-stem-cell-research-and-clinical-translation

 

California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)

https://www.cirm.ca.gov/patients

 

The California Stem Cell Report

http://californiastemcellreport.blogspot.com/ 

 

A closer look at stem cells

https://www.closerlookatstemcells.org

 

Nine things to know about stem cell treatments

https://www.closerlookatstemcells.org/stem-cells-medicine/nine-things-to-know-about-stem-cell-treatments/

 

Stem cell treatments: what to ask

https://www.closerlookatstemcells.org/stem-cells-medicine/stem-cell-treatments-what-to-ask/

 

Americans for Cures video archives

Where clinical trials come from

https://americansforcures.org/whiteboard_video/video-how-clinical-trials-work/

 

The Niche - Knoepfler Lab Blog

https://ipscell.com/

 

FDA Approved Therapies

https://www.fda.gov/vaccines-blood-biologics/cellular-gene-therapy-products/approved-cellular-and-gene-therapy-products

 

NLM/NIH Registry of Clinical Trials

https://clinicaltrials.gov/

 

Peer-reviewed literature and levels of evidence

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/

 

Research Gate

https://www.researchgate.net/

 

Google Scholar

https://scholar.google.com

Direct to consumer stem cell "therary" in the news:

FDA April 2019 statement on stem cell treatments that “put patients at risk.”

https://www.fda.gov/news-events/press-announcements/statement-fda-commissioner-scott-gottlieb-md-and-biologics-center-director-peter-marks-md-phd-fdas

 

Washington Post news report on stem cell “therapies” that blinded patients.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/this-clinics-experimental-stem-cell-treatment-blinded-patients-four-years-later-the-government-is-still-trying-to-shut-it-down/2019/04/03/432d6d04-ff2f-11e8-83c0-b06139e540e5_story.html?utm_term=.a9247d80121e

 

Washington Post on the ‘miraculous’ stem cell therapy that sickened people in 5 states.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/miraculous-stem-cell-therapy-has-sickened-people-in-five-states/2019/02/26/c04b23a4-3539-11e9-854a-7a14d7fec96a_story.html?utm_term=.cb699661ca1d

 

TV news (KSAT ABC, Texas) consumer safety report on the danger of new unproven stem cell therapy. 

https://www.ksat.com/consumer/consumer-reports/danger-found-in-new-unproven-stem-cell-treatments

 

An orthopedic surgeon discusses the use of stem cells for arthritic knees.

https://theconversation.com/stem-cell-treatments-for-arthritic-knees-are-unproven-expensive-and-potentially-dangerous-110642

 

L.A. Times report about a stem cell company that falsely claims affiliations with UCI and other prestigious universities. 

https://www.latimes.com/business/hiltzik/la-fi-hiltzik-giostar-stem-cell-20190125-story.html

 

Prevention magazine (Dec. 2018) examined stem cell treatments.

https://www.prevention.com/health/a25671291/what-is-stem-cell-therapy/

 

Investigative report on KCAL news about an Orange Co. clinic.

https://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2018/11/20/goldstein-investigation-stem-cell-claims/

 

The Federal Trade Commission acts against several clinics for false advertising.

https://www.the-scientist.com/news-opinion/federal-trade-commission-takes-action-against-stem-cell-clinics-64977?utm_campaign=TS_DAILY%20NEWSLETTER_2018&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=66863557&_hsenc=p2ANqtz--_daq7nL90nDvG59U9RMoAOf_paq4gvdZCF2eFJHH5Vf9e_pwR6eKXBGY2ueF9YMeR58976uVA1WWYnrTr8f8VmSEaAQ&_hsmi=66863557