RMT Podcast #110 – Elia Beniash, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Elia Beniash, PhD. Dr. Beniash is an associate professor at the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, Department of Oral Biology.  Dr. Beniash discusses his research in biogenic mineralized materials – such as those found in bones and teeth – as well as dentino-enamel interface.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #107 – J. Peter Rubin, MD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes J. Peter Rubin, MD. Dr. Rubin is the Chief of the Division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Rubin discusses his upcoming clinical trials in facial and breast reconstruction.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #98 – Leonard I. Zon, MD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Leonard I. Zon, MD. Dr. Zon is the Grousbeck Professor of Pediatric Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Investigator at Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and Director of the Stem Cell Program, Children’s Hospital Boston. Dr. Zon discusses his research on the use of the zebrafish model for research into hematopoiesis and as a screen for oncogenic genes and proteins as well as the society that he founded: ISSCR.

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RMT Podcast #96 – Eric Lagasse, PharmD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Eric Lagasse, PharmD, PhD.  Dr. Eric Lagasse is an associate professor in the Department of Pathology and the Director of the Cancer Stem Cell Center, a joint venture between the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute.

Dr. Lagasse provides an update on his research in cell-based therapy for liver disease, including the recent success his lab has had in generating “mini livers” in the lymph nodes.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #88 – Joanna Wysocka, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Joanna Wysocka. Dr. Wysocka is Assistant Professor in both the Departments of Chemical and Systems Biology and of Developmental Biology at Stanford School of Medicine. Dr. Wysocka discusses her research in identifying the molecular cause of the human disorder CHARGE, as well as the epigenetic basis of development and differentiation.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #87 – Charleen T. Chu, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Charleen Chu. Dr. Chu is Professor of Pathology, Division of Neuropathology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Chu discusses her research in Parkinson’s Disease and other neurodegenerative diseases.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #86 – Rocky Tuan, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. Rocky Tuan.  Dr. Tuan is the Director of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine  Dr. Tuan discussed his research to regenerate and/or restore function to diseased and damaged musculoskeletal tissues.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #79 – Johnny Huard, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Johnny Huard, PhD.  Dr. Huard is the Henry J. Mankin Endowed Chair in Orthopaedic Surgery Research, the director of the Stem Cell Research Center, and the deputy director for cellular therapy at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Huard discusses adult stem cell research and the potential it has to provide future treatments for damaged or diseased tissues. He also reviews his research that is now matured to the point that clinical studies are underway.

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RMT Podcast #77 – Burhan Gharaibeh, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Burhan Gharaibeh, PhD.  Dr. Gharaibeh is a Research Assistant Professor at the Stem Cell Research Center in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh.  Dr. Gharaibeh discusses muscle derived stem cells and how to use these stem cells to regenerate and repair injured skeletal muscles.

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RMT Podcast #76 – Ellen Gawalt, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Ellen Gawalt, PhD.  Dr. Gawalt is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Duquesne University.  She is also the Chair of the Graduate Admissions and Recruitment and a member of the NSF-REU Advisory Board.  Dr. Gawalt discusses her research in controlling interfacial regions through chemical modifications by using biomaterials and biofouling.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #75 – Lorenzo Soletti, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Lorenzo Soletti, PhD.  Dr. Soletti is the Director of Technology Development at Neograft Technologies, Inc.  Dr. Soletti discusses technologies currently used in treating cardiovascular disease as well as a new technology called Angioshield that he and his colleagues at Neograft Technologies are developing.

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RMT Podcast #57 – Kerem Pekkan, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Kerem Pekkan, PhD, who is an Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.

Professor Pekkan’s research interests include biomedical and bio-fluid dynamics, cardiovascular flows and circulation.  His research also utilizes bioreactors and in vitro cell and tissue culture systems.  He uses experimental and computational fluid mechanics in complex anatomical morphologies combined with image modalities and acquisition to address important clinical issues that are in the area of fluid mechanics related to congenital heart diseases.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #74 – Robert Bowser, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Robert Bowser, PhD.  Dr. Bowser is the Director of the ALS Research for the Pittsburgh Institute for Neurodegenerative Diseases and at the Center for ALS Research at the University of Pittsburgh.  He is also the Director of the ALS Tissue Bank, where he helps to create the largest such tissue repository in the country.  Dr. Bowser discusses the state of neurodegenerative diseases, such as ALS and Alzheimer’s, as well as the unique challenges they present to researchers.

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RMT Podcast #69 – Marie Csete, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Marie Csete, MD, PhD.  Dr. Csete is the Chief Scientific Officer at the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine.  Dr. Csete discusses the origin of the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine as well as what she sees as the future of regenerative medicine and stem cell therapies.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #65 – David Whitcomb, MD, PhD

Due to technical difficulties, Podcast #60 failed to post properly. For this reason, we have reposted.

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Dr. David Whitcomb who is Professor of Medicine, Cell Biology and Physiology, and Human Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh. Additionally, he is the Chief of the Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, as well as the founder and Director of the Center for Genomic Sciences.

Dr. Whitcomb discusses the research of his Division that is pioneering alternative diagnosis and treatment for disorders of the pancreas, liver and the intestine.

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Host John Murphy.

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