Article Abstract

Best of Milan 2017—repair of the emphysematous lung: mesenchymal stromal cell and matrix

Authors: Francesca Polverino

Abstract

The European Respiratory Society (ERS) Annual Meeting is hosting sessions focused on lung regeneration and repair more and more frequently in the past few years. During the 2017 ERS conference in Milan, a symposium on mechanisms involved in repair of the emphysematous lung focused on the cutting-edge findings on mesenchymal stromal cells and matrix and their contribution to repair of the emphysematous lung.