Trials show new cancer vaccine could improve patient survival for some lung cancers by nearly half

Posted in Medicine on 13th Sep, 2023
by Alex Muller

A French biotechnology company said that its cancer vaccine was effective in decreasing the risk of death for people with some lung cancers by 41%.

New technique bodes well for lung transplant success rate

Posted in Medicine on 21st Sep, 2015
by Alex Muller

The EVLP-treated lungs showed little signs of rejection, while the lungs transplanted without the treatment all showed signs of severe rejection.

Human lung made in lab for first time

Posted in Medicine on 15th Feb, 2014
by Alex Muller

For the first time, scientists have created human lungs in a lab, an exciting step forward in regenerative medicine, but an advance that likely wont help patients for many years.

Scientists convert human stem cells into functional lung cells

Posted in Medicine on 8th Dec, 2013
by Alex Muller

Researchers have transformed human stem cells into functional lung cells, paving the way for ultimately creating bioengineered lungs using the patient's own cells.