stem cell research


Six New UM Stem Cell Lines Now Publicly Available

Six new human embryonic stem cell lines derived at the University of Michigan have just been placed on the National Institutes of Health’s registry, making the cells available for federally funded research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/14/2012

Event Notices From February 29

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/29/2012

The University of Michigan central campus.

UM: Banning Funding For Embryonic Stem Cell Research Derails Other Important Work

Banning federal funding for human embryonic stem cell research would have “disastrous consequences” on the study of a promising and increasingly popular new stem cell type that is not derived from human embryos, according to a University of Michigan researcher and his colleagues.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2011

Alfred Taubman gives a major gift to the Unversity of Michigan in the name of medical research. (Credit: UMweb)

Taubman Boosts Support To UM To $142 Million

Billionaire businessman A. Alfred Taubman has become the University of Michigan’s largest individual donor ever, with total giving of more than $142 million.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/21/2011

Gary Smith

UM Creates State’s First Disease-Specific Human Embryonic Stem Cell Lines

University of Michigan researchers have created the state’s first human embryonic stem cell lines that carry the genes responsible for inherited disease. The achievement will enable scientists here to study the onset and progression of genetic disorders and to search for new treatments.


Great Lakes IT Report 10/05

WWJ Newsradio’s Technology Editor, Matt Roush reports on Stem Cell experts share potential cures, hybrid research center opening and tissue deal for Detroit.


Stem Cell Summit: Cure For Paralysis And More?

More news on clinical trials for stem cell cures for some of mankind’s most dreaded diseases emerged Tuesday from the World Stem Cell Summit in Detroit. Thomas Okarma, president and CEO of Menlo Park, Calif.-based […]


OU, Beaumont To Create Stem Cell Institute

Oakland University and Beaumont Hospitals announced an expansion of their medical education and research partnership at the World Stem Cell Summit in Detroit Tuesday. With the OU William Beaumont Hospital School of Medicine set to […]


World Stem Cell Summit Opens In Detroit

The 2010 World Stem Cell Summit convened Monday in Detroit with greetings from the three presidents that make up Michigan’s University Research Corridor — Lou Anna K. Simon of Michigan State University, Mary Sue Coleman […]


World Stem Cell Summit in Detroit 10/03

A WWJ on air interview with Dr. Eva Feldman director of University of Michigan’s A. Alfred Taubman Medical Research Institute  .