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

As 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

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 an​​d ​Events

McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Holds Its Annual Scientific Retreat

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The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine held its 2017 Scientific Retreat March 5-7, 2017. The retreat provided many opportunities to explore collaborative endeavors with other researchers, participating guests, and external partners who are working to bring regenerative medicine technologies to clinical use. The 2017 Retreat program included technical and strategic planning sessions. The program was designed to facilitate insightful discussions and to identify opportunities for partnerships and new initiatives.

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Dr. John Kellum Named to BioAegis Therapeutics Clinical Advisory Board

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Marra Lab Student Rec'vs NIH F32 Fellowship Award

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UPMC Movement Disorders Expert Named to Parkinson Foundation Board of Directors

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