New Simple Test Could Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients Find Best Treatment

News   Nov 22, 2017 | Original story from UNC

 
New Simple Test Could Help Cystic Fibrosis Patients Find Best Treatment

These are nasospheroids that developed from a CF patient's nasal tissue in a dish. UNC researchers are using them to screen the effectiveness of CF treatments. Credit: UNC

 
 
 

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