MTF Biologics, a global nonprofit organization that saves and heals lives by advancing tissue and organ donation, transplantation, and research, has awarded over $1 million in funding to 11 researchers across the nation through its 2020 Extramural Research Grants Program. One of the 11 funding recipients is McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty member Mario Solari, MD, Assistant Professor in the Departments of Plastic Surgery and Otolaryngology within University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine, and Director of the Vascularized Composite Allotransplantation and Microsurgery (VCAM) Laboratory, for his project entitled “Engineering Vascularized Soft Tissues for Definitive Complex Wound Reconstruction.” Funding for this project is the MTF Biologics Allograft Tissue Research Grant, administered by the Plastic Surgery Foundation.
MTF Biologics is a global nonprofit organization that saves and heals lives by advancing tissue and organ donation, transplantation, and research. They provide service, resources, and expertise to donors and their loved ones who give the gift of life, people who depend on tissue and organ transplants, healthcare providers, and clinicians and scientists.
Congratulations, Dr. Solari!