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Dr. Marc Sala

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine (Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care)


Areas of Focus

  • Pulmonology
  • Critical care medicine
  • Cystic fibrosis
  • Lung transplant
  • Bronchiectasis


  • Uses cells from the nose (nasal epithelium) to study lung diseases -- including cystic fibrosis, COPD, bronchiectasis and interstitial lung diseases -- with the goal of developingĀ a more accessible, less risky alternative to lung biopsy
  • Conducts clinical trials on new cystic fibrosis drugs (CFTR modulators)
  • Aims to develop quality improvements in the lung transplant referral process