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Goal 2: Reduce Human Disease

Improve Repair of injured lung

Why can’t we improve outcomes following acute lung injury. A half century of ICU interventions have resulted in only incremental improvements in survival and morbidity following acute lung injury. While we have pursued innumerable strategies for decreasing ventilator associated exacerbation of lung injury, we have failed to identify treatable common or selective pathways from the initial injury that can be targeted post... more »


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Goal 3: Advance Translational Research

Technologies for Ex-Vivo Cardiac Repair

What is needed to develop the technologies that will allow reparative interventions to be performed on excised natural hearts that have been overhauled ex vivo and replanted?


This will involve keeping the myocardium alive and sterile for extended periods that are long enough to complete the interventions while being able to also perform the necessary reparative interventions.


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