Center For Sports Medicine And Wellness CenterForSportsMedicine-Mobile


Q. Why does the FDA have legal jurisdiction over my cells?

A. If a stem cell, or any tissue for that matter, was altered enough in preparation so that it was technically no longer that person’s cell, the FDA considers it to be a drug. As such, the FDA has control over these altered cells to make sure no harm can occur to the patient being treated by their own tissue, or drug, depending on your viewpoint.