UNC Prof. Testifies That Stem Cell Clinic's Treatment Is Safe

Law360 (May 12, 2021, 10:48 PM EDT) -- A University of North Carolina biology professor, speaking as an expert witness on behalf of a clinic and two doctors being sued by the government over experimental stem cell treatments, told a California federal judge on Wednesday that the treatment is so safe she received it herself.

Lola M. Reid testified during the second week of a bench trial focused on allegations that the California Stem Cell Treatment Center and its owners, Mark Berman and Elliot Lander, are manufacturing drugs without U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval. Reid said that, aside from submitting an expert report concluding that the treatment is "safe and...

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