Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

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Engineered lung tissue model reveals possible new treatment for lymphangioleiomyomatosis
July 12, 2023 - A research team led by Dr. Bill Stanford has discovered a new class of drugs that may be effective in treating lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM). This rare disease is characterized by abnormal cell growth in the lungs which can lead to severe breathing
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
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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

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