Expertise, innovation and research

Mayo Clinic doctors actively research lung transplantation techniques, presenting their work at national and international meetings. Mayo Clinic Transplant Center supports many studies for lung transplant research.

Mayo Clinic is developing lung restoration capabilities to increase the number of lungs available for transplant at Mayo Clinic and other transplant centers throughout the United States.

At a lung restoration center on Mayo Clinic’s Florida campus, biotechnologists will perform perfusion procedures to make lungs acceptable for transplantation. Work at the lung restoration center will support and extend Mayo's regenerative medicine program. Construction of the center is expected to be completed in 2017.

Mayo Clinic doctors have expertise in many areas of lung transplantation including:


See a list of publications by Mayo Clinic doctors on lung transplant on PubMed, a service of the National Library of Medicine.

Watch Mark Stegall, M.D., and Richard Daly, M.D., discuss lowering rejection risk in organ transplants.