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Groundbreaking UVM Research on Lung Regeneration Spotlighted in Science Daily

UVM College of Medicine professor Dr. Daniel Weiss and postdoctoral fellow Dr. Darcy Wagner, are featured for their groundbreaking research developing a new method to reliably, artificially engineer a lung.The scientists are seeking to address both the scarcity of donor lungs and the high rate of organ rejection by the body for patients suffering from obstructive pulmonary disorder, the third leading cause of death in the United States. Read the story…