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Thomas M. Egan, M.D.
Use of these lungs could dramatically increase the number of lungs available for transplant and revolutinize standard transplant practice. The lungs to be studied will come from donors in Wake County, from a new collaboration with Wake County Emergency Medical Services, Carolina Donor Services (organ procurement organization), and UNC. Dr. Egan's research is funded by a grant from the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute).
- Margaret Alford Cloud, UNC Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery