Items Tagged ‘Lung Restoration’

May 19th, 2017

Immune-Building Stem Cell Research

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

In the 1970s, when Cesar A. Keller, M.D., started his career in pulmonology, lung transplantation was widely considered science fiction. Now, lung transplantation is a lifesaving option for thousands of people every year, but it’s not perfect, Dr. Keller says. For adults, the five-year survival rate is about 55 percent, according to 2008–2015 lung transplant data from the Department of Health and Human […]

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Tags: Dr. Cesar Keller, lung regeneration, Lung Restoration, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells, United Therapeutics


July 10th, 2015

New Lung Restoration Center to Bolster Lung Transplants

By Center for Regenerative Medicine centerforregmedmc

Mayo Clinic, in collaboration with United Therapeutics Corporation, plans to change the landscape of lung transplantation with the construction of the new Lung Restoration Center in Jacksonville, Florida. The new center will use a process called ex vivo lung perfusion (EVLP) to revitalize donated lungs, allowing doctors to utilize organs that would otherwise not be […]

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Tags: Dr. Gianrico Farrugia, Florida, Lung Restoration, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic, Mayo Clinic in Florida, Medical Research, News Release, regenerative medicine, research, stem cell, Transplantation


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