Linkage Projects - Grant ID: LP150100739 [ 2016-04-01 - 2019-03-31 ]

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Researchers: Prof Ian Kerridge (Chief Investigator) A/Prof Wendy Lipworth (Chief Investigator) Prof Cameron Stewart (Chief Investigator) Prof Catherine Waldby (Chief Investigator) Dr Tamra Lysaght (Partner Investigator)

Brief description Regulating Autologous Stem Cell Therapies in Australia. This project aims to develop an ethical and regulatory framework for the use of autologous adult stem cell therapies in Australia. These therapies are increasingly being offered to patients for diseases and conditions that lack scientific evidence of safety and efficacy. This study aims to address this problem using a mixed methods approach to generate empirical data and theoretical, ethical and legal insights that will guide the responsible development, translation and regulation of innovative stem cell therapies in Australia and internationally. Anticipated outcomes will improve patient advocacy and public knowledge about adult stem cell therapies, and facilitate better relationships between patients, researchers and clinicians.

Funding Amount $450,000

Funding Scheme Linkage Projects

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Prof Megan Munsie

orcid : 0000-0003-3588-8321

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