Organization profile

Organization profile

The Center for Lung Science and Health (CLSH) was established within the University of Minnesota Medical School to facilitate interdisciplinary research, education, and outreach activities in order to promote lung health and improve care of patients with lung disease. The Center is directed by David Ingbar, M.D., the Division Director of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine and Marshall Hertz, M.D., the Medical Director of the Lung Transplant Program for the University of Minnesota Medical Center - Fairview. Center program areas include: chronic lung disease (e.g. cystic fibrosis, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, interstitial lung disease/pulmonary fibrosis, pulmonary hypertension, lung transplantation), respiratory failure and critical care, lung cancer, asthma and allergy, sleep medicine, along with lung health and disease prevention and complementary care.

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. Our work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being


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  • General view of the cytoplasmic and nuclear features of apoptosis

    de Vitto, H., Valencia, J. P. & Radosevich, J. A., Jan 1 2018, Apoptosis and Beyond: The Many Ways Cells Die. Wiley, p. 1-12 12 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

    2 Scopus citations