Regenerative Medicine Today

The McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine presents “Regenerative Medicine Today,” an audio podcast series that features interviews with scientists, clinicians, and patients. The series address emerging science and new therapies, where the primary strategy is to repair/replace tissue or organs that have been damaged by disease, trauma, or congenital issues vs. the classical approach that is used today to treat the symptoms of the insult to the body.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Clinical Site

RMT Podcast #173 – Sohail Husain, MD

Dr. Sohail Husain is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh and Director of the Exocrine Pancreas Research Program at the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC.  Dr. Husain discusses his research in pancreatic disorders.

For more information about Dr. Husain, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: |

RMT Podcast #172 – David Kohn, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. David Kohn. Dr. Kohn is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan. Dr. Kohn discusses his research in pancreatic biomimetrics and biomineralization of bones and teeth.

For more information about Dr. Kohn, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: |

RMT Podcast #171 – George Gittes, MD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. George Gittes. Dr. Gittes is the Benjamin R. Fisher Chair of Pediatric Surgery and Surgeon-in-Chief, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, Director of Surgical Research, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and Professor of Surgery and Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Gittes discusses his research on pancreatic issues as well as his work with the Pediatric Device Initiative.

For more information about Dr. Gittes, click here.

For more information about the Pediatric Device Initiative, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

RMT Podcast #170 – Morgan Fedorchak, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Morgan Fedorchak. Dr. Fedorchak is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, Chemical Engineering, and Clinical & Translational Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She is also the Director of the Ophthalmic Biomaterials Laboratory at Pitt and is affiliated with the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration. Dr. Fedorchak discusses her research in drug delivery for eye diseases.

For more information about Dr.Fedorchak, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: , |

RMT Podcast #169 – Howard Edington, MD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Howard Edington. Dr. Edington is the System Chairman, Department of Surgery, and the Chief of Surgical Oncology at West Penn Allegheny Health System, in Pittsburgh. He is also a Professor of Surgery at Temple University School of Medicine and Drexel University School of Medicine. He is also an adjunct Professor of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Edington discusses his research in tissue engineering and skin cancer.

For more information about Dr.Edington, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: |

RMT Podcast #168 – Rory Cooper, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Rory Cooper. Dr. Cooper is FISA & Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) Chair and Distinguished Professor of the Department of Rehabilitation Science & Technology, and professor of Bioengineering, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and Orthopedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. He is also Founding Director and VA Senior Research Career Scientist of the Human Engineering Research Laboratories, a VA Rehabilitation R&D Center of Excellence in partnership with Pitt, as well as the Co-Director of the NSF Quality of Life Technology Engineering Research Center. Dr. Cooper discusses his work in rehabilitation engineering applied to mobility and manipulation.

For more information about Dr. Cooper, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: |

RMT Podcast #167 – Jelena Janjic, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Jelena Janjic. Dr. Janjic is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics in the Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Mylan School of Pharmacy at Duquesne University. She is also the Founder and Co-Director of the Chronic Pain Research Consortium at Duquesne. Dr. Janjic discusses her research in chronic pain and inflammation.

For more information about Dr. Janjic, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: |

RMT Podcast #166 – Rocky Tuan, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Rocky Tuan. Dr. Tuan is the Director of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering, the Director of the Center for Military Medicine Research, and the Associate Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. He is also a Professor in the Departments of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Tuan discusses his research in musculoskeletal disorders.

For more information about Dr. Tuan, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: |

RMT Podcast #165 – Paulo Fontes, MD, FACS

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Paulo Fontes. Dr. Fontes is a transplant surgeon, a scientist, and an entrepreneur. He is an Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and a Deputy Director, McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine. He is also the Director of the Machine Perfusion Program, a collaborative effort between the Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute (STI), Department of Surgery, and the McGowan Institute. Dr. Fontes discusses his research in organ perfusion.

For more information about Dr. Fontes, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

RMT Podcast #164 – William Federspiel, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes back Dr. William Federspiel. Dr. Federspiel is the William Kepler Whiteford Professor in the Department of Bioengineering with secondary appointments in Chemical Engineering and Critical Care Medicine. He is also the Director of the Medical Devices Laboratory at the McGowan Institute. Dr. Federspiel discusses his research in the design and development of novel artificial lung devices.

For more information about Dr. Federspiel, click here.

Host John Murphy.

For more information about the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, visit:

McGowan Institute Research Site
McGowan Institute Patient Site
McGowan Institute on Facebook
McGowan Institute on Twitter

By |Tags: |
Load More Posts