In this Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Mark Berman of the Cell Surgical Network collects fat from a patient’s back as the part of an experimental stem cell procedure at his office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Berman’s company is the largest in the mushrooming industry of for-profit clinics that market stem cells to patients with dozens of different diseases and conditions. Critics say the businesses have flourished due to a lack of government oversight.
In this Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Mark Berman of the Cell Surgical Network collects fat from a patient’s back as the part of an experimental stem cell procedure at his office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Berman’s company is the largest in the mushrooming industry of for-profit clinics that market stem cells to patients with dozens of different diseases and conditions. Critics say the businesses have flourished due to a lack of government oversight. Raquel Maria Dillon Associated Press file
In this Dec. 5, 2014 photo, Dr. Mark Berman of the Cell Surgical Network collects fat from a patient’s back as the part of an experimental stem cell procedure at his office in Beverly Hills, Calif. Berman’s company is the largest in the mushrooming industry of for-profit clinics that market stem cells to patients with dozens of different diseases and conditions. Critics say the businesses have flourished due to a lack of government oversight. Raquel Maria Dillon Associated Press file

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