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Boom in unproven cell therapies intensifies regulatory debate

Boom in unproven cell therapies intensifies regulatory debate

Steve Gschmeissner/SPL Thomas Albini met his first patient blinded by a stem-cell ‘treatment’ last year. The elderly woman, who had macular degeneration, thought she was paying to participate in a clinical trial that would save her sight by injecting stem cells into both eyes. Instead, it left her legally blind.

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June 2013 – Present: Program Manager, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center July 2009 – June 2012: iPierian, Senior Scientist & Project Team Leader January 2007 – June 2009: Postdoctoral fellow, University Health Network October 2003 – December 2006: Postdoctoral fellow, Mount Sinai School of Medicine