Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

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3D gel helps researchers find potential drugs for lung cancer, other diseases
March 15, 2019 - Researchers in Ottawa and Toronto have created a spongy 3D gel that mimics lung tissue, allowing them to quickly screen hundreds of potential drugs for lung cancer and other diseases.
Dr. William Stanford has been named The Ottawa Hospital’s Chrétien Researcher of the Year for his work on blood cancer and other diseases
October 23, 2018 - When Dr. William Stanford first became a biological scientist, he simply followed his curiosity and was happy to let others pursue any practical applications of his research. Today, he goes on bedside rounds with clinicians, meets with patients and d
How a rubber chicken helped create a novel model of a rare lung disease
December 12, 2017 - In 2009, Dr. William Stanford received a “laughter basket” including a rubber chicken from a young woman with a rare lung disease. Although he had never heard of her disease, called lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), he was intrigued enough to meet wi
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Name Scientific appointment Diseases, conditions and populations of interest Research and clinical approaches
Stanford, William
Senior Scientist
(Regenerative Medicine)
Aging, Blood cancer, Cancer, COVID-19, Lung cancer, Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM), Vascular, heart and metabolic disease Artificial intelligence and data science, Molecular and cellular biology, Regenerative medicine, Stem cells, Systems biology