Online Resources

UCI Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center


International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCR)

Guidelines for stem cell research and clinical translation


California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM)


The California Stem Cell Report 


A closer look at stem cells


Nine things to know about stem cell treatments


Stem cell treatments: what to ask


Americans for Cures video archives

Where clinical trials come from


The Niche - Knoepfler Lab Blog


FDA Approved Therapies


NLM/NIH Registry of Clinical Trials


Peer-reviewed literature and levels of evidence


Research Gate


Google Scholar

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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