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Delivering the Il-10 Gene into Human Donor Lungs in the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, UHN

Caption: Dr. Marcelo Cypel, Toronto General Hospital Surgical Lung Transplant Fellow, and Dr. Shaf Keshavjee, Senior Scientist in the McEwen Centre for Regenerative Medicine, University Health Network and Director of the Lung Transplant Program, UHN are delivering the IL-10 gene into human donor lungs via a bronchoscope. Both are observing the catheter used to deliver the gene as it progresses inside the trachea towards the lungs.

Credit: Dr. Marcelo Cypel

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