McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Merging Science with Technology to Treat Disease

Regenerative medicine uses clinical procedures to repair or replace damaged or diseased tissues and organs, versus some traditional therapies that just treat symptoms.

This emerging field addresses disease and illness using:

  • Tissues engineering
  • Stem cell research
  • Medical devices
  • Combinations of these technologies

How We Can Help You

Regenerative Medicine ResearchAs a pioneer in regenerative medicine, the McGowan Institute develops and transfers science to innovative clinical protocols and pursues rapid commercialization of its technologies related to regenerative medicine.

There are many regenerative medicine-based therapies currently in use, or in clinical trials, for:

  • Liver disease
  • Heart failure
  • Orthopaedic injuries
  • Other diseases and illnesses

Regenerative Medicine Research

How We Help You Our scientific and clinical experts develop and evaluate many regenerative medicine techniques to help solve some of humankind’s most challenging medical problems, such as:

  • Organ failure
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Diabetes
  • Parkinson's and Alzheimer's diseases
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News and Events

Gene Therapy via Ultrasound Could Offer New Tool in Fight Against Heart Disease and Cancer​

Gene Therapy via UltrasoundCombining ultrasound energy and microbubbles to poke holes in cells may prove to be a new tool in the fight against cardiovascular disease and cancer, according to researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC. A study on this gene therapy approach, called sonoporation, appears in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

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Correcting Metabolic Deficiencies May Improve Depression Symptoms

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New Understanding of Pulmonary Hypertension Leads to Promising Drug Targets

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Materials That Compute Advances as Engineers Demonstrate System Performs Pattern Recognition

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