Neither does the Florida Department of Health, which only has regulatory power over personnel like licensed doctors and nurses working in these facilities.
He recently co-authored a report in the New England Journal of Medicine about the U.S.
Stem Cell because of clinical trials listed on clinicaltrials.gov, a database managed by the National Institutes of Health, said Albini, who along with a Bascom Palmer colleague treated two of the patients shortly after their clinic visits.
Two of the women sued for negligence, failure to warn, and allegations regarding how the product manufactured from their own bodies was defective.
Stem Cell argued that the cases, as filed, involved medical negligence and, as such, needed to be refiled to conform with state law, according to court records.