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UCSF-led Study Identifies Immune Cells That May Affect Lung Fibrosis

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Alice Melao writing for Pulmonary Fibrosis News reports that a UCSF-led study has identified a new subtype of immune cells carrying a unique genetic profile that may have an important role in the progression of fibrosis in the lungs. The recent study titled “Reference-based analysis of lung single-cell sequencing reveals a transitional profibrotic macrophage” was published in the journal Nature Immunology.

Lead Research/Investigator

Dvir Aran, PhD

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