Engineered in vitro models for studying pulmonary fibrosis and infectious diseaseSundarakrishnan, Aswin.
Abstract: Pulmonary fibrosis resulting in scar formation can be caused by exposure to aerosolized environmental contaminants, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and infectious disease (e.g., Tuberculosis). Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) is a particularly severe form of pulmonary fibrosis of unknown etiology and has a median life expectancy of 3 years after diagnosis. Treatments for IPF are limited (p... read more
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