Fibrosis

The deposition of extracellular matrix (ECM) and formation of scar tissue are critical processes in development and the response to injury. Yet excessive ECM deposition can also disrupt function of the heart, lungs, liver, and other organs. Our faculty are using computational modeling, systems biology, imaging, biomaterials development, and tissue engineering to understand, image, and treat fibrosis.

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