Category Archives: precision medicine

New lung cell type discovered.


Cystic fibrosis is a genetic-based disorder which primarily affects the lungs.  The gene affected by cystic fibrosis is CFTR (cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator), which controls the movement of salt and water in and out of cells. People with cystic fibrosis experience a build-up of thick sticky mucus in the lungs, digestive system and other organs, affecting the entire body.  Treatments

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