In a unique attempt of its kind, the Massachusetts Medical School, has launched the embryonic stem-cell lines. It is claimed to be the most comprehensive embryonic stem database of the world.

It is known to be the International Stem Cell Registry and is supported by the Massachusetts Life Science Center. Shrewsbury campus Proponents of the controversial science say the new registry, and a forthcoming stem-cell bank, will position Massachusetts as a world leader in stem-cell science. The online database is housed at UMass’ and is available to the public. Researchers might use it for their studies, while patients may search for new stem-cell advances.

Harvard Stem Cell Institute Executive Director Brock Reeve said,

“The registry serves as the database of information on all the stem-cell lines that are available.”

Source: Boston Herald.com