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Navi Mumbai hospital de-registered for using Stem Cell Therapy for treating autism, cerebral palsy

Navi Mumbai : NeuroGen Brain and Spine Institute, Navi Mumbai has been de-registered by the  Municipal Corporation (NMMC) for violating Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) guidelines by providing Stem Cell Therapy (SCT) treatment to patients of autism and cerebral palsy.Rajesh Narvekar, the NMMC commissioner, confirmed the development. “The orders were issued on Friday evening and the medical officer of health (MOH), Dr Pramod Patil, has taken action,” Narvekar said.

Dr Patil has written a letter to Dr Alok Sharma, director of the NeuroGenstating that under the provisions of Section 7 of Bombay Nursing Home (Amendment) Act, 2005, the hospital’s registration stood cancelled with effect from Saturday, and that it should not admit new patients.The letter said the hospital was served with a show-cause notice asking for an explanation for committing serious professional malpractice by treating patients in the absence of guidelines for this treatment from the National Medical Commission, a regulatory body.