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.

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Host John Murphy.

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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.

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Host John Murphy.

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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.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #156 – Bryan Tillman, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Bryan Tillman, MD, PhD. Dr. Tillman is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Vascular Surgery at University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Dr. Tillman discusses his research in the development of novel endovascular devices.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #151 – Kelly LaMarco, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Kelly LaMarco, PhD. Dr. LaMarco is the Senior Editor and Co-Founder of Science Translational Medicine. Dr. LaMarco discusses the Five Gaps of translational medicine.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #149 – Jeremy Kimmel, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Jeremy Kimmel, PhD. Dr. Kimmel is the Director of New Technology at ALung Technologies. Dr. Kimmel discusses the work being done at ALung.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #144 – Rory Cooper, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes back Dr. Rory Cooper. Dr. Cooper is the FISA/PVA Endowed Chair and a Distinguished Professor of the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh. He is also the Center Director at the Center of Excellence for Wheelchair and Related Technology, VA Rehabilitation Research & Development Center, and a Senior Research Career Scientist at the VA Rehabilitation Research and Development Service, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. Dr. Cooper discusses his work on improving wheelchairs and other tools for the disabled.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #130 – Jörg Gerlach, MD, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Jörg Gerlach, MD, PhD.  Dr. Gerlach is a Professor with the Department of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Gerlach discusses his “skin cell gun” and its applicability as well as other alternatives for burn therapy.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #108 – Drs. Witte, Mantovani, Kumta, and Sfeir

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Frank Witte, MD, PhD, Diego Mantovani, PhD, Prashant Kumta, PhD, and Charles Sfeir, MD, PhD. Dr. Witte is the Director of Biomaterial Research at the Laboratory for Biomechnics and Biomaterials, Hannover Medical School in Germany; Dr. Mantovani is the Director at the Laboratoire de biomatériaux et bioingénierie at the L’Université Laval in Canada; Dr. Kumta is the Edward R. Weidlein Chair in the Swanson School of Engineering at the University of Pittsburgh; and Dr. Sfeir is an Associate Professor in the Department of Oral Medicine and Pathology at the University of Pittsburgh. The group discusses their research in biodegradable metals and potential clinical applications.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #95 – Cameron Riviere, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Cameron Riviere, PhD, who is an Associate Research Professor in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. He is also an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Science and Technology at the University of Pittsburgh.

Dr. Riviere discusses his research in control systems and robotic devices, and the role these devices play in biomedicine, such as robotic and mechatronic devices for microsurgery and minimally invasive surgery, filtering methods for tremor and non-tremulous error, and high-precision instrumentation to track microsurgical tools.

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Host John Murphy.

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