Delhi HC allows stem cell treatment to continue until licences under New Drugs and Clinical Rules, 2019 are processed

Aditi Singh June 5 2019
Legal Education

In view of the absence of any licenses under the New Drugs and Clinical Rules, 2019 for providing stem cell treatments, the Delhi High Court has allowed a clinic in New Delhi to continue providing a treatment called 'Embryonic Stem Cell therapy' to certain patients until such time a licence is processed under the Rules.

The order was passed by a Division Bench of Justices GS Sistani and Jyoti Singh in petition preferred by two minor children who are patients of Cerebral Palsy.

The Court was informed that the Petitioners visited a clinic ‘Nutech . . .

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