Univerity of Michigan


‘Fertilizing’ Bone Marrow Helps Explain Why Some Cancer Spreads To Bones

Researchers found that administering a common chemotherapy drug before bone tumors took root actually fertilized the bone marrow, enabling cancer cells, once introduced, to seed and grow more easily.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/15/2012

UM Stem Cells

UM Human Embryonic Stem Cell Line Placed On National Registry

The University of Michigan’s first human embryonic stem cell line will be placed on the U.S. National Institutes of Health’s registry, making the cells available for federally funded research.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/14/2012

University of Michigan solar car team race crew member Ethan Lardner works on Quantum during a control stop on a practice race in Australia. Credit: Evan Dougherty

Countdown: America’s No. 1 Solar Car Ready To Race The World

With a cutting-edge solar car, an advanced strategy and an intrepid 16-student race crew, the University of Michigan’s national champion solar car team is ready for the upcoming World Solar Challenge.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/11/2011

University of Michigan Hospital (University of Michigan photo)

UM Survey Finds Drug Abuse, Obesity Top Health Concern For Kids

Adults rate drug abuse and childhood obesity as the top health concerns for kids in their communities, according to the fifth annual survey of the top 10 health concerns for kids conducted by the University of Michigan C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital National Poll on Children’s Health.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/15/2011