UM: Stem Cells

The Detroit Free Press reports that the U.S. National Institutes of Health has authorized an embryonic stem cell line developed by University of Michigan researchers to be eligible for federally funded research. The line – known as UM4-6 and cultivated by Gary Smith, co-director of the UM Consortium for Stem Cell – is now listed as the 147th stem cell line in the NIH registry, according to the report. [Source]