Engineered in vitro models for studying pulmonary fibrosis and infectious disease

Sundarakrishnan, Aswin.
2018

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

Subjects
Tufts University. Department of Biomedical Engineering.
Permanent URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10427/015694
ID: tufts:28635
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