A clinical trial of ECMO for patients with severe respiratory distress resolves some questions about when to use the technology, but leaves others unanswered.
New images show that MRSA bacteria bunch up in the nooks of the lung’s air sacs, where they evade one of the lung’s defense mechanisms.
The internal anatomy of our lungs is surprisingly variable, and some variations are associated with a greater risk of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, CUIMC researchers have found.
A new study shows that tumor suppressor PTEN helps fight lung infections when attached to a protein that is mutated in cystic fibrosis.
Columbia bioengineers and surgeons have developed a technique in animal models that overcomes a long-standing hurdle in lung regeneration.
Researchers have developed three-dimensional "mini organs," made from stem cells, that could be used to model lung diseases.