UT Researchers May Provide Hope for Would-Be Lung Transplant Recipients with Tissue Engineering  |  June 25, 2010

For years, people suffering from debilitating lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease have had to deal with the possibility of a lung transplant. With growing transplant lists and the odds of matching a donor lung rare, those waiting for lung transplants have had to battle the odds for survival.

However, new research using stem cells to grow new lungs or lung tissue from the University of Texas Medical Branch may give hope to potential lung transplant recipients. Read more about the new research being tested on mice here.

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