FDA lifts hold on Vertex's diabetes stem cell therapy after just two months under the microscope
Vertex Pharmaceuticals has received the FDA go-ahead to continue studies for its diabetes stem cell therapy.
The treatment, which Vertex has attempted to describe as a “cure,” had been on hold at the agency since May, when regulators expressed concerns about a lack of information ahead of the dose escalation portions of the study. With the hold lifted, Vertex will begin enrolling patients again at the high dose level.
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