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China announces world's first lung regenerative therapy

Technology

China announces world's first lung regenerative therapy

Tongji University has announced what it says is a major breakthrough in the treatment of lung disease by repairing tissue through stem cell transplantation. The regenerative therapy works by taking stem cells from the patients’ airways and growing them many times before transplanting into the patients’ lungs. “Lung diseases have become the third killer following cardiovascular disease and cancer, while traditional methods do not work effectively in that regard,” said Zuo Wei.

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