Lung Disease

HSCI scientist receives award for lung cancer research

November 13, 2020

HSCI Executive Committee member Carla Kim is a recipient of the Lung Cancer Discovery Award from the American Lung Association. The award recognizes Kim’s innovative lung cancer research that has the potential to improve patient care and help save lives.

“As our nation faces COVID-19, we have not only witnessed its toll on our health, but we have also seen how air pollution,...

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The origin of airway mucous

August 1, 2013

HSCI investigators have determined which of the three types of airway cells are primarily responsible for excess mucous production in pulmonary diseases such as asthma, cystic fibrosis, and bronchitis, hastening the day when it may be possible to develop treatments.

While studying asthma induced in mice, HSCI Principal Faculty...

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