Rutgers gets grant to study more stem cells

NEW BRUNSWICK - Rutgers University's Cell and DNA Repository is planning to start studying stem cells from people with mental illnesses.

The university says it has received a $1.2 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study cells from people with depression, attention deficit disorder, autism and other disorders.Rutgers already has the world's largest repository of stem cell lines.

AP wire services contributed to this report.

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