Alveolar Epithelial cell differentiation and response to injury.

Fiaturi, Najla.

Abstract: Lung immaturity is the major cause of morbidity and mortality in premature infants, especially those born <28 weeks gestation. Proper lung development from 23-28 weeks requires coordinated cell proliferation and differentiation. Infants born at this age are at high risk for respiratory distress syndrome (RDS), a lung disease characterized by insufficient surfactant production due to i... read more

Sackler School of Graduate Biomedical Sciences. Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics.
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