Video: Clarence Wigfall
Music: Simone Jackson Clark
Narrator: David Warburton
Graphics: Zhe Song
Mouse E18.5 lung
5 um resolution
Fixed with sodium azide
OsO4 contrast
Children's Hospital of Los Angeles


LungMAP seeks to improve lung health. We offer a web-based data resource (BREATH) for investigation into processes that regulate lung development.

Search BREATH to explore the developing lung

Donor tissue supplied by the University of Rochester Medical Center through the United Network for Organ Sharing and the Neonatal and Pediatric Organ Donor Program.

We are extremely grateful to the families who have generously given such precious gifts to support this important research.

Events and News

3D MMVR Human Datasets for viewing


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LungMAP at ATS 2017


 LungMAP has a feature story in the most recent ATS Research Quarterly Newsletter!

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New LungMAP publication (2017)

Temporal, spatial, and phenotypical changes of PDGFRα expressing fibroblasts during late lung development.

Endale M, Ahlfeld S, Bao E, Chen X, Green J, Bess Z, Weirauch MT, Xu Y, Perl AK.

Dev Biol. 2017 Apr 11. pii: S0012-1606(16)30760-6. doi: 10.1016/j.ydbio.2017.03.020. [Epub ahead of print]

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Rare Pediatric Respiratory Disease Conference

La Jolla, CA, July 6-7, 2017. Visit this website to register and submit an abstract. Deadline for abstracts is May 15, 2017 so hurry!

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We are looking for volunteer beta testers for an effort to assess for usefulness in exploring the BREATH database.  

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2017 Stem Cells, Cell Therapies, and Bioengineering in Lung Biology and Diseases Conference

The biannual international workshop “Stem Cells, Cell Therapies, and Bioengineering in Lung Biology and Diseases”, will be held Monday, July 27 through Thursday, July 30 at the University of Vermont in Burlington.   The goal is to provide a comprehensive overview with focus towards how advances in stem cell, cell therapy, and lung bioengineering research can be applied to lung biology and diseases.


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3D MicroCT/Microscopy Volume Renderer (3D MMVR)

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Once the tool is ready, click the icon to download the remote desktop configuration file to connect to the tool.

You will be asked for the following password:
lungmaps3cr3t! (click to copy)