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Unlike other common causes of death, the rates of death from lung disease have dramatically increased in the past decades. SQLIFTS will facilitate translational research that advances knowledge and identifies new therapies for patients with lung disease in Chicagoland and worldwide."

Scott Budinger, MD
Director, Simpson Querrey Lung Institute for Translational Science

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SQLIFTS values the complementary strengths of diverse people, organizations and communities who are committed to the discovery of new knowledge that will improve lung health for people in Chicagoland and worldwide.

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