NYSCF Alumnus and Team Generate Functional Lung Cells from iPS Cells

For the first time, a team of scientists at Columbia University Medical Center, including NYSCF – Druckenmiller Fellow alumnus Sarah Huang, MD, PhD, MPH, has successfully transformed human induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells into functional human lung cells. This advance in stem cell science, supported by the NYSCF  Druckenmiller fellowship, has significant potential for modeling lung diseases, screening new drug candidates, studying human lung development, and, ultimately, for generating new lung tissue for transplantation.

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