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

How BREATH works

LungMAP DCC presents a descriptive paper on the BREATH database. 

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2017 Gordon Conference/Seminar: Lung Development, Injury and Repair

The Gordon Research Seminar will focus on new frontiers in pulmonary health and disease, highlighting in vitro, in vivo and clinical studies linking causes and mechanisms which are paving ways for new therapies and treatments. 


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Rare Pediatric Respiratory Disease Conference

July 6-7, 2017 Conference presentations now available in audio form with slide presentation files! Program contains details.

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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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LungMAP publication (2017)

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

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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)