Our Leadership

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McGowan Institute director Dr. William Wagner

William Wagner, PhD, is the director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and associate professor of surgery, chemical engineering, and bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. Among his many projects, Dr. Wagner develops laboratory-made materials that can help heal heart tissue and blood vessels.

William G. McGowan Story

William McGowan, founder of MCI, helped to revolutionize telecommunications. His legacy is helping to revolutionize medicine.

Our History

The McGowan Institute was originally established in 1992 as the McGowan Center for Artificial Organ Development.

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