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University Health Network

Assessing Gene Therapy Treatment 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 assess the quality of human donor lungs treated with gene therapy via X-ray. This is one of several indicators used to assess whether human donor lungs have improved after gene therapy treatment.

Credit: Dr. Marcelo Cypel

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