Should stem cells be regulated by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) as drugs? This is a complex question and one that the FDA has continued to refine over the past several years.
FDA Regulation of Stem Cells
In the United States, cellular therapies are regulated by the FDA’s Office of Cellular, Tissue, and Gene Therapies (OCTGT) within the FDA Center for Biologics Evaluation and Research (CBER). [Read more…]