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A Strategy for Stimulating Heart Muscle Regeneration in Infants, Study Finds

PITTSBURGH, April 1, 2015 – Surgery often is life-saving for many infants born with heart defects, but one thing that doctors cannot do yet is replace heart muscle that is scarred and dysfunctional. Researchers from the Heart Institute at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Boston Children’s Hospital hope to overcome the challenge by stimulating regeneration of […]

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McGowan Institute Will Co-Direct $75 Million Second Phase of National Effort to Aid Wounded Warriors

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 27, 2013 – The Armed Forces Institute for Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM) will continue its efforts to apply the latest in tissue engineering and other regenerative medicine techniques to the treatment of battlefield injuries in a $75 million, five-year second phase. The AFIRM-II consortium of more than 30 academic centers and industry partners will […]

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Center for Military Medicine Research Established at University of Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, June 21, 2012 – Promoting research to advance medicine for the military is the focus of a newly established center at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.   The Center for Military Medicine Research, Health Sciences, will explore applications of regenerative medicine, reconstructive medicine, transplantation immunology and neuroscience, including traumatic brain injury […]

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UPMC Rehabilitation Institute Announces Second Annual Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation

Please save the date for the 2012 Symposium on Regenerative Rehabilitation, to be held November 12-13, 2012, in Pittsburgh, Pa. The symposium will be jointly sponsored by the UPMC Rehabilitation Institute, the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, as well as the Center […]

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