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


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

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LungMAP publication (2017)

David Warburton published Overview of Lung Development in the Newborn Human in Neonatology on May 25, 2017. 

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How BREATH works

LungMAP DCC presents a descriptive paper on the BREATH database. 

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Rare Pediatric Respiratory Disease Conference

La Jolla, CA, July 6-7, 2017. Visit the website! Several LungMAP researchers will present.

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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 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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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)