Funding for this research was provided by:
Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (RGPIN-2018-03861)
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Received: 23 April 2019
Accepted: 1 July 2019
First Online: 12 July 2019
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Normal human lungs not used for transplant were obtained from a tissue retrieval service (IIAM, Edison, NJ). Family members of donors gave consent for tissues to be used for research. Ethics approval to use human lung tissues was obtained from the Conjoint Health Research Ethics Board of the University of Calgary.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.