Bioengineered Lungs Grown in a Lab Successfully Transplanted Into Living Pigs

LUNGS-ON-DEMAND. In the U.S. alone, more than 1,400 people are waiting for a lung transplant — there simply aren’t enough donor lungs available to meet the need. Soon, though, patients might have a new source for brand new lungs: the lab. On Wednesday, researchers from University of Texas Medical Branch published a new paper in the journal Science Translational Medicine. In it,... Continue Reading →

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