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Lecture 18

MCD BIO 90 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Donald Kohn, Bone Marrow, Stem Cell


Department
Molecular, Cell, and Developmental Biology
Course Code
MCD BIO 90
Professor
Mitra Hooshmand
Lecture
18

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019
MCDB 90
Lecture 9-2!
-ADA-SCID with Donald Kohn!
Bone marrow harvest!
-Stick a needle into the pelvic bone!
-Clinical trials with Katie!
What are you doing it for?!
-For yourself: Disappointment !
-For science!
-Stem cell tourism!
International and domestic clinics using unproven therapies at great cost to the
patient and at great profit to the clinic!
-Limited information about what type of stem cells!
-Rely heavily on video testimonies!
-Lack long term follow-ups!
Market!
-Orthopedic, pain, sports, neuro!
Cell population!
-Adipose!
-Bone marrow!
-Even xeno — “bovine amniotic cells”!
-Some don’t mention what type of cells they are using!
-Clinical trials . Gov!
“Listing a study does not mean it has been evaluated by the U.S. Federal
Government.” !
IND number: investigation new drug !
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