Medications

Promising biologic drug for treating chronic lung disease

NUS scientists have discovered a novel property of a protein found in human lungs that could lead to the development of biologic drugs to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a debilitating, progressive lung ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Intense light protects against lung damage

Intense light activates proteins shown to protect against lung damage in mice, a discovery that could have major therapeutic implications for treating acute lung injury in humans, according to a new study from researchers ...

Medical research

Study reveals new mechanism of lung tissue regeneration

New research performed in mice models at Penn Medicine shows, mechanistically, how the infant lung regenerates cells after injury differently than the adult lung, with alveolar type 1 (AT1) cells reprograming into alveolar ...

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