Using human amnion epithelial cells to prevent bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Last updated 28th Aug 2017
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A pinboard by Paris Papagianis

PhD Student, Hudson Institute of Research

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Can we use cells from the placenta to help preterm babies breathe on their own?

Bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD) is a chronic lung disease that represents the principal cause of morbidity in infants born before 28 weeks of gestation. Survivors of BPD suffer higher-than-normal ...