By Tony Armstrong
I want to introduce you to another IU faculty member that is making a difference…
For those with advanced lung disease or damage, a lung transplant has been a way to buy a little more time. In fact, patients who receive newly transplanted lungs have just a 50/50 chance of being alive five years later.
Professor David Wilkes, who has devoted his career to improving lung transplant survival rates, may have discovered a way to improve the odds.