HIV Destroys Lung Tissue by Reprogramming Airway Stem Cells

News   May 10, 2017 | Original story from Weill Cornell Medicine

 
HIV Destroys Lung Tissue by Reprogramming Airway Stem Cells

This image shows a chest CT scan of the section of a lung from an HIV-positive man with emphysema. The right image is the actual CT; the highlighted portions of the left image show the areas of emphysema. Credit: Dr. Ronald Crystal

 
 
 
 

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