Recent News on the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine



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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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



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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