Recent News on the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

2016

September

09/08/16 - Provost Inaugural Lecture: Dr. Simon Watkins

09/08/16 - Dr. David Whitcomb Receives Henry Lynch Award

09/08/16 - University of Pittsburgh Licenses Novel Microneedle Patch to Pittsburgh Company

09/01/16 - Drs. Badylak and Londono to Be Honored at BMES Annual Meeting

09/01/16 - 'Starving' Immune Cell Discovery Points to Cancer Immunotherapy-Boosting Strategies

09/01/16 - Sampling Method Used for New Breast Cancer Tests May Lead to Underestimate of Risk

August

08/26/16 - CATER Trainees Attend NIBIB Grantee Training Program Meeting

08/26/16 - NIH-Funded Pitt Research Study to Evaluate New Voice Therapy Technique

08/26/16 - More Doesn't Mean Better When it Comes to Trauma Centers

08/23/16 - New Fully Dissolving Heart Stent

08/22/16 - Biotech Firm Licensing Pitt Patents Raises $57M

08/22/16 - Drs. Weinbaum, Kameneva, and Waters Receive CMI Grants

08/12/16 - Drs. Robert Parker and Gilles Clermont Receive NIH R21 Award

08/12/16 - Cumulative Risk for Relatively Safe Medication Like Statins Is Nontrivial

08/12/16 - Drs. Badylak and Matyjaszewski-2016 Most Cited Researchers in Materials Science and Engineering

08/04/16 - Dr. Freddie Fu Inducted into American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Hall of Fame

08/04/16 - Fabrication of Vascular Grafts with Artificial Stem Cells

08/02/16 - Dr. Rocky Tuan Receives Research Award to Conduct Studies on International Space Station

08/02/16 - Pitt Researchers Identify Important Mechanism for Biological Scaffold Inductive Abilities

July

07/28/16 - Regenerative Medicine Improves Strength and Function in Severe Muscle Injuries

07/28/16 - Pitt Researchers Find Key to Parkinson's Disease Neurodegeneration

07/28/16 - 2016 Beckman Scholar: To Further Her Research in Tissue Engineering Innovations

07/21/16 - Third Regenerative Medicine Summer School Week

07/21/16 - Stanford and Pitt Collaborate on Successful Stroke Therapy

07/21/16 - Award Winning Students!

07/06/16 - Facial Reconstruction with Fat Grafting

07/06/16 - Badylak Lab Student Wins Presentation Award

07/06/16 - UPMC Researchers Shine Light on Common Heart Complication After Lung Transplantation

07/01/16 - 3D Bioprinted Model for the Study of Precancerous Breast Disease Aims to Reduce Unnecessary Treatment

07/01/16 - Lifestyle Optimization to Prevent Disease

07/01/16 - Dr. Michael Boninger Elevated to VP for Medical Affairs for Community Provider Services

June

06/27/16 - Dr. Chien Ho Develops Bio-Mimicry Method for Preparing and Labeling Stem Cells

06/27/16 - NSF Grant: Develop a Transistor Based on 2D Crystals to Lower the Energy Consumption of Electronics

06/27/16 - NIH Grant to Support Continuation of Joint Regenerative Medicine Program Between University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University Received

06/27/16 - Dr. Rory Cooper Receives Inaugural Marlin Mickle Outstanding Innovator Award

06/23/16 - Research Discovery Receives Accolades and Recognition

06/23/16 - Sitting Too Long? Best Stretches for Your Back

06/23/16 - Brown Laboratory Student Elected President SFB National Student Chapter

06/23/16 - Drs. Rory Cooper and Dan Ding Receive Pitt Chancellor's Innovation Commercialization Funds

06/09/16 - Research Grant Received: Use of Cells from Patient's Own Fat as Vascular Grafts in Arterial Bypass Surgery

06/09/16 - Innovative Surgical Practices Using Tissue-Based Regenerative Therapies May Be More Tightly Regulated

06/09/16 - Voice of America Features Trilogy of McGowan Institute Research Programs

06/09/16 - Dr. Michel Modo Elected President, American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair

06/01/16 - Pre-Surgical Exposure to Blue Light Reduces Organ Damage in Mice

06/01/16 - Dr. Anthony Delitto Named SHRS Dean

06/01/16 - Pitt Innovation Institute 11th Annual Celebration of Innovation Honors McGowan Institute Affiliated Faculty Members

06/01/16 - Career Updates on Former McGowan Institute Student

May

05/23/16 - Most Patients Likely to See Reductions in Pain and Disability after Bariatric Surgery; Study Identifies Who Benefits Most

05/19/16 - Students from McGowan Institute Laboratories Receive Whitaker International Program Awards

05/19/16 - Dr. Bernhard Kühn Inducted into ASCI

05/19/16 - Dr. Joon Sup Lee: Advancements in Cholesterol Control Help Move Cardiology Forward

05/12/16 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine 2016 Top Docs

05/12/16 - McGowan Institute Technology for Organ and Tissue Preservation Is TechConnect 2016 Award Winner

05/12/16 - Dr. Steffi Oesterreich Joins Susan G. Komen As Advisor, New Komen Scholar

April

04/22/16 - New Cardiovascular Device That Reduces Risk of Stroke

04/22/16 - Study of Enzymatic Chemical Reactions by Pitt and Penn State Researchers May Indicate How the First Cells Formed Colonies

04/15/16 - Dr. Paul Monga to Lead New Multidisciplinary Liver Center

04/15/16 - Paper Wins International Dupuytren Award 2016

04/07/16 - ECM May Treat Stroke Patients

04/07/16 - Dr. Peter Rubin Receives Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance Project Funding

04/07/16 - Nutrition and Surgical Site Infections: Study

04/04/16 - SME/AIME Recognizes John Murphy with the 2016 Erskine Ramsay Medal and AIME Honorary Membership

04/04/16 - Dr. Fabrisia Ambrosio Nets Two NIH Awards

04/04/16 - Dr. Rocky Tuan Joins Orthocell Limited Medical and Scientific Advisory Board

March

03/24/16 - Dr. Shilpa Sant Receives BMES Rising Star Award

03/24/16 - McGowan Institute Affiliated Faculty Members Receive CSC Awards for Excellence

03/24/16 - Enzymatic Engines

03/17/16 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Holds Its Annual Scientific Retreat

03/17/16 - FDA: In Silico Trials for Advancing New Devices and Drug Therapy Applications

03/10/16 - Gene Therapy for Parkinson's Disease to Be Tested by Pitt, UPMC Experts

03/10/16 - Redefining Sepsis: An International Effort to Improve Patient Outcomes

03/10/16 - Local Start-Up Based on McGowan Institute Technology Prepares for 2017 US Clinical Trials

03/03/16 - Dr. Robert Kormos Named 2016 Peter J. Safar Pulse of Pittsburgh Award Winner by American Heart Association

03/03/16 - Association of Academic Physiatrists Honors Pitt/UPMC Physician

03/03/16 - A Retinal Prosthesis for the Blind

February

02/25/16 - Corneacopia

02/25/16 - New Study Shows Promise of ALung's Hemolung Technology to Help Protect the Injured Lung

02/15/16 - Fabricating Devices for the Detection and Separation of Target Molecules from Complex Fluids

02/15/16 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Receive CMI Grants

02/04/16 - Dr. Tracy Cui to Be Inducted Into AIMBE College of Fellows

02/04/16 - Scientists to Scientists: California 5th Grade Team Benefits from Badylak Lab Team Support

02/04/16 - DBS: Treating Movement Disorders

January

01/28/16 - Clinical Milestone Reached with 500 Minimally Invasive Heart Valve Repairs

01/22/16 - Sedentary Behavior Linked to Poor Health in Adults with Severe Obesity, Independent of Exercise

01/22/16 - Unraveling the Genetics of Pregnancy and Heart Failure

01/14/16 - Shawn Bengtson Elected Chair of University Specialty Section of Society for Quality Assurance

01/14/16 - Badylak Lab Student to Receive SFB Honor

01/14/16 - Under the Microscope: Dr. Barry Hirsch

01/07/16 - Dr. Steven Little Named an AIMBE Fellow

01/07/16 - Working in Collaboration to Prevent Blindness

01/07/16 - Dr. Rocky Tuan: Clemson Award Winner

2015

December

12/18/15 - Retinal Regeneration Is a Fishy Problem

12/18/15 - Hybrid Material that Responds to Heat and Light Presents Future Potential for 4D-Printed Adaptive Devices

12/11/15 - 5 Years and Growing: Regenerative Rehabilitation

12/11/15 - A Possible End to Eye Drop​s

12/04/15 - 2015 CATER Training Program Graduates

12/04/15 - 2015 PInCh Winners

November

11/24/15 - Grant Award: Engineered Neovascularization of Vasa Vasorum

11/19/15 - Langmuir Features Work of Dr. Anna Balazs

11/18/15 - MD Student Hopes to Dedicate a Year to Pursue a Career in Regenerative Medicine

11/18/15 - Dr. Kathryn Whitehead: Searching for a Nanoparticle in a Haystack

11/18/15 - Grant to Research Olfaction, Anosmia Awarded

11/17/15 - Chronic Arsenic Exposure Can Impair Ability of Muscle to Heal After Injury

11/17/15 - Something on Your Mind?

11/17/15 - Study Identifies Patients Most Likely to Have Joint Pain Reduction After Bariatric Surgery

11/17/15 - New Study Reveals How Specialized Cells Help Each Other Survive During Times of Stress

11/10/15 - Throwback 1985: First Artificial Heart Used in Pittsburgh

11/10/15 - Pitt Spinout Company Wins 2015 Innovator of the Year-Life Sciences Tech 50 Award

11/10/15 - Bioprinting Soft Human Tissues

11/10/15 - Clinical Project Being Conducted at Walter Reed

October

10/22/15 - Lab-Grown 3-D Intestine Regenerates Gut Lining in Pre-Clinical Trial

10/17/15 - Pitt Researchers Are Working to Mass-Produce Stem Cells

10/15/15 - Dr. Anna Balazs to Receive 2016 APS Polymer Physics Prize

10/13/15 - Digestible Batteries Needed to Power Electronic Pills

10/01/15 - Grant: Regenerative Medicine Therapy for Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm

10/01/15 - Pitt Hosts Representatives of the DoD Regenerative Medicine Traveling Exchange Program

September

09/30/15 - ASME Honors Dr. Savio L-Y. Woo With Medal Recognition

09/28/15 - Pittsburgh’s 25th Anniversary of First VAD Patient Ever to Be Discharged from a Hospital

09/28/15 - Advancements in Wheelchair Technology Highlighted

09/28/15 - Dr. William Wagner Named a TERMIS Fellow

09/21/15 - Protein-Hydrogel Combo May Help Heal Heart

09/17/15 - Dr. Anne Robertson Named One of 100 Inspiring Women in STEM by INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine

09/15/15 - Strengthening a Tiny Heart, Pound for Pound

09/15/15 - Grant Received for the Alliance for Regenerative Rehabilitation Research & Training

09/15/15 - International Consortium for Regenerative Rehabilitation Leadership Council Established

09/02/15 - Studies into Mitigating Effects of Radiation to Continue

August

08/29/15 - Dr. Anna Balazs: NSF Interview

08/21/15 - Registration Now Open: 2015 Symposium--Regenerative Surgery: The Cutting Edge

08/20/15 - Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation Invests in Cardiovascular Regeneration Research

08/15/15 - Pitt's Center for Medical Innovation Awards Round-1 2015 Pilot Funding

08/10/15 - Wiegand Summer Internship

08/10/15 - Pitt Reseachers Will Study Sepsis with $1.5M NIH Grant

08/07/15 - Badylak Lab High School Student Receives Best Poster Award

08/07/15 - Studying the Advances in Next-Generation Stem Cell Culture Technologies

08/03/15 - New High Definition Fiber Tracking

08/03/15 - New Publications Show Promise of Improved Artificial Lung Devices

July

07/31/15 - Save the Date--9th Symposium on Biologic Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine

07/27/15 - Badylak Lab Student to Be Awarded TERMIS-AM Recognition

07/20/15 - Hogan Named to List of Who’s Who In Black Pittsburgh

07/16/15 - Dr. Steven Little Elected Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society

07/06/15 - Exploring the Future of Eye Transplantation

07/01/15 - Bariatric Surgery Enhances Type 2 Diabetes Remission

07/01/15 - Dr. Steven Little Named a Pittsburgh Fast Tracker

June

06/30/15 - Antaki Lab Alumnus Receives Prestigious Honor

06/29/15 - Wagner Lab Student Receives 2015 Whitaker International Fellowship

06/25/15 - Computer Simulation Predicts Development, Progress of Pressure Sores

06/24/15 - Dr. Robert Kormos Publication Receives JTCVS Most Cited Paper Award

06/24/15 - What Your Clothes May Say About You

06/23/15 - Help Pitt Researchers Keep Organs Alive for Transplantation

06/23/15 - Polish Mentee of Dr. Stephen Badylak Receives MIT Recognition

06/11/15 - Osteosarcoma: What Is It and How Is It Treated?

06/03/15 - Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy for Wound Healing

06/03/15 - Lower Birth Weight Associated with Proximity of Mother's Home to Gas Wells

06/02/15 - Designing 3D-Printed Materials to Help the Body Heal Itself

May

05/24/15 - Stem Cell and Epigenetic Strategies for Retinal Repair

05/21/15 - Dr. Pawel Kalinski Inducted Into ASCI

05/21/15 - Dr. George Michalopoulos Inducted Into AAP

05/18/15 - Textbook: Host Response to Biomaterials

05/11/15 - Computer Simulation Accurately Replicated Real-Life Trauma Outcomes

05/06/15 - Dr. Anna Balazs Named 2015 S F Boys-A Rahman Award Winner

05/05/15 - Pitt/UPMC Surgeon-Researcher Awarded Highest Honor by American Surgical Association

05/05/15 - Designing a Synthetic Gel that Changes Shape and Moves via Its Own Internal Energy

05/04/15 - Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski Wins Dreyfus Prize

05/01/15 - Statistical Approach Able To Pinpoint Real from Artifact Alerts

April

04/27/15 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine 2015 Top Docs

04/24/15 - Massive Weight Loss Surgery Highlighted

04/22/15 - Wang Lab Student Named a 2015 Senior of the Year

04/22/15 - McGowan Affiliated Faculty Promotions

04/20/15 - Dr. Derek Angus' Research Paper Receives Top Award from Clinical Research Forum

04/15/15 - Donor Supports Research Addressing Dupuytren's Disease

04/13/15 - Clifford Brubaker to End 25-Year Tenure as Dean of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences

04/08/15 - Pitt Collaborates with Janssen to Study and Tailor New Treatments for Inflammatory Bowel Disease

04/08/15 - Bioresorbable Metals in Regenerative Medicine

04/06/15 - Physical Therapy, Surgery Produce Same Results for Stenosis in Older Patients

04/01/15 - Oxi-DENT Is a Randall Big Idea Winner

04/01/15 - A Str​ategy for Stimulating Heart Muscle Regeneration in Infants, Study Finds

March

03/25/15 - Vanderbilt and Pittsburgh to Lead New Center to Identify Toxic Chemicals

03/16/15 - Rebooting Cell Programming Can Reverse Liver Failure

03/10/15 - MIRM: 2015 Annual Scientific Retreat

03/05/15 - Dr. Rocky Tuan Selected to Receive the 2015 Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award

February

02/25/15 - Pitt to Lead $14M National Trial Comparing Approaches to Treat Back Pain, Avoid Surgery

02/25/15 - 5th Annual International Vision Conference

02/23/15 - Stem Cells from Wisdom Teeth Can Be Transformed into Corneal Cells

02/17/15 - Metabolic Disorder Treatment Through Liver Cell Transplant

02/08/15 - Pitt Team Developing Technology to Allow Amputees to Feel with Prosthetic Limb, Improving Its Function

02/04/15 - TissuGlu: First Tissue Adhesive Approved by FDA for Internal Use

02/01/15 - Neuroprotecting and Repairing Injured Retina and Optic Nerve with ECM

January

01/30/15 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Receive Awards for Excellence

01/29/15 - Erectile Dysfunction Drugs Could Protect Liver from Sepsis-Induced Damage

01/22/15 - New Machine-Perfusion Organ Preservation System Keeps Livers Healthier for Transplant

01/16/15 - ASEE Names Dr. Steve Little the Curtis W. McGraw Research Award Recipient

01/15/15 - Statins Inhibit Spread of Some Cancers in Laboratory Tests

01/08/15 - University of Pittsburgh Honors College Names Its First Faculty Fellows

01/08/15 - Smoking, Alcohol, Gene Variant Interact to Increase Risk of Chronic Pancreatitis

01/05/15 - Company Spotlight: Procirca

2014

December

12/24/14 - New Mechanism that Helps Explain Why Older Patients Develop Lung Fibrosis Discovered

12/18/14 - Project: Create Global Network to Improve Lives of Wheelchair Users

12/17/14 - Stem Cells Faulty in Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, Researchers Find

12/16/14 - Dr. Rory Cooper Named an NAI Fellow

12/15/14 - An Intensive Focus on Care

12/11/14 - Novel Biomedical Device Receives Funding

12/10/14 - Wheelchair-Mounted Mobile Robotic-Assisted Transfer System

12/10/14 - Patient's Own Stem Cells Could Clear a Cloudy Cornea

12/09/14 - Snapshot: Funded Research Highlights for 2014

November

11/14/14 - First-Ever Liver Transplant to Treat AHCY Deficiency Performed

11/13/14 - Pitt Innovation Challenge Awards Prizes to Creative Thinkers

October

10/16/14 - Team Discovers Stem Cells in the Esophagus-Could Lead to New Models to Study Esophageal Disease

10/15/14 - Creating Medical Devices with Dissolving Metal

10/10/14 - Pitt School of Dental Medicine Team Awarded $2 Million NCI Grant to Study How Cancer Spreads to Bone

10/09/14 - Pitt Gets $11 Million from NIH to Lead Center of Excellence in National Big Data Research Consortium

10/07/14 - $1.25 Million Received from Defense Department to Make Whole-Eye Transplantation a Reality

10/02/14 - Pittsburgh Pediatric Mechanical Cardiopulmonary Support Reaches to Florida

10/01/14 - Winner of the Michael G. Wells Student Health Care Entrepreneurship Competition Named

September

09/30/14 - Unraveling Traumatic Brain Injuries

09/24/14 - Pitt, Carnegie Mellon Engineers Develop New Method to Explore Mechanical Communication Between Cells

09/23/14 - Dr. Andrew Duncan Receives NIH Grant Focused on Obtaining a Better Understanding of Liver Biology

09/16/14 - Dr. Anna Balazs: A 2014-2015 NSF Distinguished Lecturer in Mathematical and Physical Sciences

09/15/14 - Dr. Anna Balazs to Be Recognized by Pittsburgh WCC for Excellence in the Chemical Sciences

09/15/14 - UPMC Voice Center: A Unique Resource

09/15/14 - Genetic Discovery Yields Prostate Cancer Test, Promise of Future Therapy

09/10/14 - Dr. Keith Cook to Develop Artificial Lungs that Can Be Worn at Home

09/08/14 - Dr. John Kellum Helps Develop New Kidney Test

09/03/14 - Dr. Steven Little Named One of Pittsburgh's 40 Under 40

09/02/14 - Dr. Ipsita Banerjee Receives NSF Grant

09/01/14 - Dr. Rocky Tuan Appointed Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

09/01/14 - New Processes Could Provide Personalized Pain Treatment

August

08/28/14 - McGowan Institute Faculty Honors

08/27/14 - Study Findings Could Lead to Improved Treatments for Stroke, Other Brain Injuries

08/19/14 - Dr. Kathryn Whitehead Receives MIT Honor

08/12/14 - NVWG: Where Heroes Make History

08/12/14 - Dr. Kathryn Whitehead Receives MIT Honor

08/07/14 - Older Adults with Depression and Mild Cognitive Impairment Are More Vulnerable to Accelerated Brain Aging

08/05/14 - Clinical Imaging in Regenerative Medicine

08/04/14 - Surgical Adhesive Technology Receives FDA Panel Recommendation

08/04/14 - Needle Treatment for Glaucoma Shows Promise: A Monthly Injection That Might Replace Eye Drops Used Twice Daily

July

07/31/14 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Collaborators Create Nanofibers Using Unprecedented New Method

07/30/14 - Surgical, Other Advances Improve Graft Survival of Intestinal, Multi-Visceral Transplant Patients

07/30/14 - Naturally Occurring Antibodies May Be Treatment for BK Nephropathy in Kidney Transplant Patients

07/28/14 - From Stem Cells, New Roots

07/24/14 - The Charles E. Kaufman Foundation Awards Funds to McGowan Institute Affiliated Faculty for Scientific Studies

07/17/14 - Study Suggests Cystic Fibrosis is Two Diseases, One Doesn't Affect Lungs

07/15/14 - Dr. Bryan Brown to Receive the TERMIS-AM 2014 Educational Award

07/13/14 - First "Regenerative Medicine Summer School" Week

07/10/14 - Pitt Researchers Receive $2.1 Million to Study Prevention of Deadly Lung Injury

07/04/14 - Dr. Anthony Delitto Honored by the American Physical Therapy Association

07/02/14 - Technology Developed by McGowan Faculty Permitted the First U.S. Implant of a Medical Device Before Lifesaving Double Lung Transplant

07/01/14 - Dr. Philip LeDuc Selected a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers

June

06/30/14 - Pitt's Center for Medical Innovation Awards 2014 Round-1 Pilot Funding

06/18/14 - $2.9 Million Grant to Improve Brain Implants Received

06/12/14 - McGowan Institute Medical Device Technology Receives Gold Medical Design Excellence Award

06/11/14 - Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's Disease

May

05/22/14 - Dr. Freddie Fu Named a Top 2014 North American Sports Knee Surgeon

05/20/14 - Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski Receives 2014 NIMS Award

05/14/14 - Dr. David Hackam Inducted into the Association of American Physicians

05/01/14 - Dr. Juan Carlos Puyana to Share $1.6M Grant

05/01/14 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine 2014 Top Docs

April

04/22/14 - Provost Inaugural Lecture: Dr. David Perlmutter

04/21/14 - Malfunction in Molecular 'Proofreader' Prevents Repair of UV-Induced DNA Damage

04/12/14 - Pitt Engineering Competitions Award Students and Their Projects

March

03/27/14 - Dr. Anna Balazs Named 2014 ACS Langmuir Lecturer

03/24/14 - Model-Based Decisions in Sepsis (MODS)

03/24/14 - Integrating Mental Health Services in Pediatric Practices Feasible, Effective, Pitt Finds

03/20/14 - Lifestyle Interventions Can Prevent Major Depression in Older Black and White Adults with Mild Symptoms

03/18/14 - Study Challenges Accepted Sepsis Treatment

03/18/14 - Stem Cells from Muscle Can Repair Nerve Damage After Injury

03/17/14 - Dr. Yadong Wang Named Fellow of AIMBE

03/12/14 - Turing's Theory of Morphogenesis Validated 60 Years After His Death

03/12/14 - Dr. Freddie Fu: National and International Honors

03/12/14 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Holds Its Annual Scientific Retreat

03/10/14 - Designing Better Vascular Grafts

03/07/14 - Exploring 3-D-Printed Bone and Tissue Scaffolds

03/07/14 - Pitt/MWRI Researchers Awarded Prestigious Cozzarelli Prize for Top Biomedical Sciences PNAS Paper of 2013

03/03/14 - Biomarkers That Can Provide Advance Warning of Deadly Kidney Condition in Critically Ill Patients Identified

03/03/14 - Metabolic Profiling of Liver Cells Suggests New Treatments for Cirrhosis Patients

February

02/27/14 - Dr. Anna Balazs Named Materials Research Society Fellow

02/24/14 - Innovative Brain Imaging Technology Receives DSF Charitable Foundation Funding

02/19/14 - Dr. Joseph Glorioso Recognized with the Pioneer Series Award by Mary Ann Liebert, Inc.

02/10/14 - Funding Awards for New Biomedical Technology Announced

02/07/14 - Precise Electronic Drug Release Thanks to Graphene Oxide Nanocomposite Material

02/03/14 - Mood-Stabilizing Drug Could Be New Treatment for Inherited Liver Disease

January

01/30/14 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Receive Awards for Excellence

01/15/14 - Pioneering Initiative = Improved Standard of Care + Educational Success

01/13/14 - Pitt Establishes Brain Institute to Unlock Mysteries of the Brain, Discover Novel Therapies

01/07/14 - Determining Acute Kidney Injury

01/06/14 - Pennsylvania's First Minimally Invasive Heart Pump Implant

01/06/14 - Pitt Study Finds Mechanism for Increased Activity of Oncogene in Head and Neck Cancers

01/02/14 - Pitt Researchers to Study New Treatments for Pancreatic Cancer Patients

2013

December

12/17/13 - Provost Inaugural Lecture: Dr. Peter Rubin

12/11/13 - Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski Named National Academy of Inventors Fellow

12/09/13 - Novel Biological Sources for Battery Materials

12/09/13 - New "Zero-Dimensional" Carbon Nanotube May Lead to Superthin Electronics and Synthetic Cells

12/04/13 - Dr. Savio Woo Presents Keynote Lecture at the Taiwan Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting

12/04/13 - Muscle Morbidity and Reduced Regenerative Capacity

12/01/13 - Ballet and Sports Medicine

November

11/25/13 - Proposed: New Composites That Can Regenerate When Damaged

11/20/13 - Personalized Medicine for Pancreatic Diseases

11/14/13 - Pitt Team Aims to Change Tissue Microenvironment to Fend Off Cancerous Tumors

11/14/13 - Multicenter, Multidisciplinary Effort to Study Hemorrhaging in Trauma Patients

11/11/13 - Dr. Valerian Kagan Honored With Core Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant

11/11/13 - Dr. Kacey Marra Named Associate Editor for Cells Tissues Organs

11/11/13 - Sensory Substitution Helps the Blind See

11/04/13 - Compounded Medication to Prevent Preterm Birth Not a Safety Risk

11/04/13 - Unusual Combination Therapy Shows Promise for Preventing Prostate Cancer

11/01/13 - Gum Disease Treated by Using Homing Beacon to Bring Needed Immune Cells to Inflamed Area

October

10/28/13 - Burn Therapy: An Award-Winning Regenerative Medicine Approach

10/22/13 - Traumatic Brain Injury Research Advances with $18.8M NIH Award

10/09/13 - Strategic Partnership in Regenerative Medicine Formed With Instron

10/03/13 - Regenerative Medicine Partnership with Cornell University

September

09/30/13 - Pitt Scientists Solve Mystery of Basic Cellular Process

09/30/13 - Entering a New Dimension: 4D Printing

09/30/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Distinguished Lecture October 10, 2013

09/30/13 - Third Annual Regenerative Rehabilitation Symposium, April 10-11, 2014, San Francisco, California

09/27/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine to Co-Direct $75 Million Second Phase of National Effort to Aid Wounded Warriors

09/26/13 - Drs. Rubin and Marra Comment on Denmark Stem Cell-Enriched Fat Grafts Clinical Study

09/25/13 - The Latest Advances in Technology for People with Spinal Cord Injury

09/23/13 - NSF Grant Explores "Materials That Compute"

09/16/13 - Unusual Combination Therapy Shows Promise for Preventing Prostate Cancer

09/05/13 - Dr. William Wagner to Receive 2013 Senior Scientist Award from TERMIS-AMt

09/01/13 - Improving the Therapeutic Relevance of Muscle Stem Cells

August

08/30/13 - Save the Date: 2014 McGowan Institute Retreat

08/30/13 - 2013 Wiegand Intern Completes Assignment

08/30/13 - Risk of Dementia Doubles for Elderly Patients Hospitalized with Infections

08/29/13 - Drs. Angus, Bahar, and Perlmutter Named Pitt Distinguished Professors

08/22/13 - Sanjeev Shroff, PhD, Appointed New Chair of Bioengineering

08/13/13 - Decellularized Mouse Heart Beats Again after Regeneration with Human Heart Precursor Cells

08/09/13 - Dr. Rory Cooper Awarded the Outstanding Civilian Service Medal by the U.S. Army

08/06/13 - University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute International Academy Scholars Present Projects

08/05/13 - Coulter Foundation Translational Research Partnership Program Invests in 3 Medical Technologies of McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty

08/04/13 - Practice Makes the Brain's Motor Cortex More Efficient

08/01/13 - Light That Moves and Molds Gels

July

07/29/13 - Premature Aging of Immune Cells Present in Joints of Kids with Chronic Arthritis

07/25/13 - NIH Grant to Study Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injuries Received

07/25/13 - Jack Hughston Award Received by Dr. Freddie Fu

07/18/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Members Receive Project Funding for Early Stage Medical Technology R&D

07/15/13 - Artificial Cells to Study Effects of Molecular Crowding on Gene Expression Developed

07/01/13 - Placental Cells May Prevent Viruses from Passing from Mother to Baby

June

06/28/13 - Dendritic Cell Therapy Improves Kidney Transplant Survival in Preclinical Model

06/27/13 - UPMC Invests $30 Million in Pediatric Research Programs at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

06/26/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Military Medicine-Related Activities

06/24/13 - Dr. Anne Robertson Named Fellow at ELATE at Drexel®

06/08/13 - Living Donor Kidney Transplants: Increasing the Number of Kidneys Available for Transplantation

06/06/13 - NIH Grant to Improve Treatment of Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration Received

06/03/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Has a Strong Presence at ASAIO Annual Conference

06/03/13 - Dr. Yadong Wang Named Professor in the Department of Bioengineering

06/03/13 - Dr. David Vorp is the 2013-2014 chair of the Biomedical Engineering Division, American Society of Mechanical Engineers

06/03/13 - Chemical Engineering Professor Eric Beckman Wins Edison Awards Gold Medal

May

05/30/13 - What Makes the Best Assistive Technology?

05/20/13 - Progress Reported in Organ Preservation

05/06/13 - Adding Breast Milk Ingredient to Formula Could Prevent Deadly Intestinal Problem in Premature Babies

05/05/13 - Research of Fellow from the Steven Little Lab Highlighted by ARVO

05/01/13 - Study Finds Late-Life Depression Associated with Increased Risk for Dementia

April

04/29/13 - Dr. Lance Davidson Awarded a 2013 Innovation in Education Excellence Award

04/29/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Member Receives the 2013 Bernard Sanberg Memorial Award for Brain Repair

04/28/13 - Dr. Alan Wells Receives Provost's Award for Excellence in Mentoring

04/25/13 - Yadong Wang Biomaterial Foundry Lab Students Receive Whitaker Awards for International Bioengineering Research and Study

04/23/13 - DOD Highlights Breast Cancer Research of McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Faculty Member

04/18/13 - Clinical Research Forum Awards Brain Computer Interface Technology

04/15/13 - NIH R21 Grant to Develop Adipose Stem-Cell Based Vascular Grafts Received

04/10/13 - Edible Electronics Developed for Medical Device Industry

04/02/13 - Ho Recognized by the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine

March

03/27/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Member Receives Rare Honor

03/19/13 - Wearable Artificial Lung to be Developed at Pitt through $3.4 Million Grant

03/15/13 - Latest Fox Center Research Efforts

03/15/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Holds Its Annual Retreat

03/14/13 - First "Breathing Lung" Transplant on East Coast Using OCS Lung Performed

February

02/25/13 - Regenerative Medicine Clinical Translation

02/18/13 - Drs. Steven Little and Peter Strick: Nordenberg Names Winners of Distinguished Teaching, Research, and Public Service Awards

02/15/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Member Studies Cerebral Aneurysms

02/15/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine-Developed Technology Meets Funding Milestone

02/06/13 - Study: Biomarkers May Predict Acute Kidney Injury in Critically Ill Patients

02/04/13 - Mechanism to Halt Cancer Cell Growth, Discover Potential Cancer Therapy Revealed

02/01/13 - First International VAD Guidelines Co-Authored by McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Affiliated Faculty Member

 

January

01/31/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Research and Affiliated Faculty Receive Awards for Excellence

01/30/13 - Dr. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski to Receive Inaugural AkzoNobel North America Science Award

01/27/13 - Advances in Ophthalmology

01/10/13 - Stem Cells Found to Heal Damaged Artery in Pre-Clinical Lab Study

01/08/13 - Oscillating Gel Gives Synthetic Materials the Ability to "Speak"

01/07/13 - McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine-Developed Technology: Study Utilizing HeartMate II® Receives FDA Nod​​​​​​​​​

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