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Members:

Mauricio Rojas, MD, PhD

Visiting Associate Professor, PACCM
UPMC Montefiore Hospital - NW628
3459 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Email: mar176@pitt.edu



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THE THREE MOST SIGNIFICANT QUESTIONS THAT DEFINE YOUR RESEARCH PROGRAM:
How dysfunction of mesenchymal cells promotes lung fibrosis?

What are the mechanisms involved in the age-related susceptibility to disrepair in the lung?

How local and recruited stem cells promote lung repair?

FIVE KEYWORDS THAT DESCRIBE YOUR AREAS OF INTEREST:
Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis • Animal models of acute and chronic lung injury • Aging • EVLP • Cell therapies

TECHNIQUES, MODELS, METHODS, ANALYTIC APPROACHES, ETC:

Use of MSCs as therapy for acute and chronic lung injury • Large animal models • EVLP • Organ regeneration • Bio-bank