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

News and Events

Surgical Adhesive Technology Receives FDA Panel Recommendation

TissuGlu®--a novel medical adhesive technology--received a positive recommendation from an FDA panel for the approximation of tissue layers where subcutaneous dead space exists between tissue planes in large flap surgical procedures such as abdominoplasty. If approved, TissuGlu® will be the first internal surgical adhesive of its kind approved for large flap surgeries in the U.S.

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Clinical Imaging in Regenerative Medicine

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Older Adults with Depression and Mild Cognitive Impairment Are More Vulnerable to Accelerated Brain Aging

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Pitt/Industry Partnership Helps Students Develop Ideas and Products

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