THI and Rice Baker Institute Host Fifth Texas Stem Cell Research and Public Policy
HOUSTON, TX – June 2021 – Drs. Kirstin Matthews (Baker Institute) and Emerson Perin (THI) spearhead a joint research and lecture series. The goal of the series is to engage with policymakers and the general public to discuss the risk and concerns related to the marketing of unproven stem cell treatments as well as other Texas-related policy issues. The 2021 event is the fifth in the series and focused on the importance of clinical trials, new data on the uses of cell-based therapies to treat heart disease, and the risk of providing unproven stem cell treatments.