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Single Cells Shine New Light on Lung Biology and Disease

Keith Wharton
Keith Wharton MD PhD FCAP

Over the past decade there have been rapid advances in knowledge about cells and tissues using single cell analysis. In this webinar, Dr. Wharton reviews a set of published studies using single cell analysis of lung tissues that have provided ground breaking insight into lung development and disease.

Learning Objectives

  • Lung structure
  • Lung development
  • Diversity of cell types in lung
  • New knowledge about disease
    • Cystic Fibrosis
    • Cancer
    • Asthma
  • Summary and implications for the future

About the presenter

Keith Wharton , MD PhD FCAP

Keith Wharton has 30+ years of experience in academic and biopharma settings, including Leica Biosystems, Novartis, and Biogen. Following board certification in anatomic pathology and fellowship training in autopsy pathology and developmental biology at Stanford University, he ran an NIH-funded research laboratory at UT Southwestern Medical Center and held several leadership positions including Pathology course director, Director of the Laboratory of Molecular Pathology, and Associate Dean.

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