RMT Podcast #177 – Rachelle Palchesko, PhD

Dr. Rachelle Palchesko is the Special Faculty Researcher in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University.  Dr. Palchesko discusses her research on the regeneration of the corneal endothelium.

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Host John Murphy.

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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.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #160 – Rudy Mazzocchi

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Mr. Rudy Mazzocchi. Mr. Mazzocchi is the president and CEO of ELENZA, Inc. – a start-up that is developing the world’s first electronic “AutoFocal” Intraocular Lens. Mr. Mazzocchi discusses his entrepreneural methods at commercializing new technologies.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #153 – Richard Schaub, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Richard Schaub, PhD. Dr. Schaub is the Senior Director of the Artificial Heart Program at UPMC and the Senior Director of Mechanical Circulatory Support at Procirca. Dr. Schaub discusses his work with the Artificial Heart Program.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #127 – Michael Steketee, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Michael Steketee, PhD.  Dr. Steketee is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology, UPMC Eye Center and the Fox Center for Vision Restoration. Dr. Steketee discusses his research on tissue engineering and optic nerve regeneration.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #125 – Amy Nau, OD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Amy Nau, OD. Dr. Nau is  the Director of Optometric and Low Vision Services, UPMC Eye Center, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pittsburgh. She is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Ophthalmology.  Dr. Nau discusses her research focusing on the Brainport vision assist device.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #109 – Anand Swaroop, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Anand Swaroop, PhD. Dr. Swaroop is Senior Investigator and Chief at the Neurobiology Neurodegeneration Repair Laboratory, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Swaroop discusses his research in retinal and macular diseases and the progress his lab has made in the field.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #105 – Adam Feinberg, PhD and Rachelle Palchesko, PhD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Adam Feinberg, PhD and Rachelle Palchesko, PhD.  Dr. Feinberg is the principal investigator of the Regenerative Biomaterials and Therapeutics Group at Carnegie Mellon University.  Dr. Palchesko is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the group.  Drs. Feinberg and Palchesko discuss the development of basement membranes and the regeneration of corneal endothelium.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #73 – Gale Pollock and Mike Jernigan

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Major General Gale Pollock.  Major General Pollock is the executive director of the Louis J. Fox Center for Vision Restoration, a division of the UPMC eye center.  Major General Pollock returns to Regenerative Medicine Today with Corporal Mike Jernigan, a medically retired marine who lost both eyes in Iraq.  They discuss the BrainPort vision system, which is currently being used by Cpl. Jernigan, as well as the future of BrainPort.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #63 – Major General Gale Pollock

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Major General (ret.) Gale S. Pollock, who is the executive director of the nation’s first Center for Ocular Regeneration and Vision Restoration (CORVR), a division of the UPMC eye center.  Major General Pollock discusses her goals for CORVR as well as current studies being done to improve quality of life for those with eye injuries and blindness.

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Host John Murphy.

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RMT Podcast #53 – Joel Schuman, MD

Regenerative Medicine Today welcomes Joel Schuman, MD.  Dr. Schuman is the Eye and Ear Foundation Professor and Chairman of Department of Ophthalmology.  He also serves as director of the UPMC Eye Center, and holds secondary appointments as a professor in Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh and professor, Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University.

Dr. Joel Schuman is considered to be one of the nation’s leading authorities on the treatment of glaucoma.  Dr. Schuman’s research interests include imaging of the eye, laser-tissue interactions, aqueous outflow, and clinical pharmacology.

In this interview, he disuses diaganostic imaging and describes a new initiative via the Center for Ocular Regeneration and Vision Restoration.

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Host John Murphy.

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