Regenerative Medicine in the News...
Exploring the Future of Eye Transplantation
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine deputy director Vijay Gorantla, MD, PhD, a clinician who has helped pioneer Pitt’s hand and arm transplants, is the first to acknowledge that it will be years before surgeons can attempt whole eye transplants in human patients. But he says the approach has a key advantage over other attempts to repair traumatic injuries to the eye, whether they have come from a roadside bomb, an industrial accident, or a car collision.
Dr. Steven Little Elected Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine faculty member Steven Little, PhD, Associate Professor, CNG Faculty Fellow and Chair of the Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh's Swanson School of Engineering, has been elected a Class of 2015 Fellow of the Biomedical Engineering Society.
Dr. Anna Balazs: NSF Interview
Annually, the National Science Foundation's (NSF) Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences invites media and members of the public to a series of lectures that helps promote a national discussion of issues that scientists expect to shape their research in the coming years. Recently, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty member Anna Balazs, PhD, was a Distinguished Lecturer for the NSF.
Video: Introduction to the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Need an introduction to what exactly we do at the McGowan Institute? Here is a video that highlights some of our research and scientists.