A Miracle Cure? Not This Stem Cell Therapy

  • Iowa AG Tom Miller and Nebraska AG Doug Peterson sued stem cell therapy providers Stem Cell Centers, LLC, Regenerative Medicine and Anti-Aging Institutes of Omaha, LLC, and Stem Cells, LLC, and related individuals (collectively “Stem Cells Centers”) for allegedly using false and misleading statements to market stem cell therapy in violation of Iowa’s Consumer Fraud Act and Older Iowans Law and Nebraska’s Consumer Protection Act and Uniform Deceptive Trade Practices Act.
  • According to the Iowa and Nebraska complaints, among other things, Stem Cell Centers falsely claimed that its stem cell therapy can treat a variety of diseases and health conditions, including joint pain, osteoarthritis, and neuropathy; claimed without scientific evidence that the therapy is safe and that larger doses of stem cells are more effective; and endangered the safety of consumers because its staff did not have proper training..
  • The Iowa complaint seeks preliminary and permanent injunctive relief, restitution, disgorgement, civil penalties, and attorneys’ fees and costs. The Nebraska complaint seeks permanent injunctive relief, civil penalties, restitution, and attorneys’ fees and costs.