stem cells

A microscope image showing a colony of induced pluripotent stem cells created by the UM Consortium for Stem Cell Therapies.

UM Researchers Create Reprogrammed Stem Cells For Disease Studies

The University of Michigan’s Consortium for Stem Cell Therapies has achieved another of its primary goals: reprogramming adult skin cells so they behave like embryonic stem cells.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011

Event Notices From April 18

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies and institutions, before they are posted on the GLITR IT Calendar.


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U-M Creates State’s First 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.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/04/2011


Local Pet Undergoes New Stem Cell Procedure

One Metro Detroit Springer Spaniel rescue is walking with a limp. But, thanks to animal stem cell surgery, “Reuben” will soon be walking with little or no pain.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/12/2011

Stopping Breast Cancer Stem Cells Key To Cure

The key to a cure for breast cancer may lie in turning off breast cancer’s stem cells, according to a discussion Wednesday at the World Stem Cell Summit in Detroit.


World Stem Cell Summit In Detroit

Making the stem cell industry grow — that’s the focus of the World Stem Cell Summit that began Monday the Renaissance Center in Detroit.


UM Creates State's First Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line

As hundreds of stem cell researchers gather in Detroit for this week’s global Stem Cell Summit, University of Michigan researchers announced Sunday that they had created the state’s first human embryonic stem cell line, achieving […]


14 UM Researchers To Speak At World Stem Cell Summit

University of Michigan researchers will present updates on groundbreaking clinical trials, new insights into basic stem cell biology and reports on some of the latest technical advances at the 2010 World Stem Cell Summit in […]


Obama Stem Cell Regulations Temporarily Blocked

A federal judge on Monday temporarily blocked government rules expanding stem cell research, a blow to the Obama administration that could stall potentially lifesaving research.


Adult Stem Cell Research Leaving Embryos Behind

A few months ago, Dr. Thomas Einhorn was treating a patient with a broken ankle that wouldn’t heal, even with multiple surgeries. So he sought help from the man’s own body.