Items Tagged ‘Lung Transplant’

February 8, 2018

Researching Stem Cell Therapy for Lung Transplant Patients

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@centerforregmedmc)

In a recent study in Stem Cells Translational Medicine, a team of researchers at Mayo Clinic looked at the safety and feasibility of using stem cells to treat a condition that can devastate lung transplant patients. The disease itself is called bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, or BOS, and involves inflammation and scarring in the smallest branches of […]

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Tags: bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome, Center for Regenerative Medicine, Dr. Cesar Keller, Lung Transplant, Mayo Clinic research, Medical Research, regenerative medicine, stem cells

July 10, 2015

New Lung Restoration Center to Bolster Lung Transplants

By centerforregmedmc centerforregmedmc (@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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