Scientists create stem cell therapy for lung fibrosis conditions

UNC| Thu Aug 03 06:15:12 EDT 2017
Scientists create stem cell therapy for lung fibrosis conditions

 A team of scientists from the UNC School of Medicine and North Carolina State University (NCSU) has developed promising research towards a possible stem cell treatment for several lung conditions, such as idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and cystic fibrosis – often-fatal conditions that affect tens of millions of Americans.

In the journal Respiratory Research, the scientists demonstrated that they could harvest lung stem cells fro....

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