McGowan Institute Injury, Repair and Regenerative Medicine Seminar Series

This year, we are introducing a new format where two speakers will present conflicting or complementary opinions or approaches on a specific topic of interest.

New Location: Bridgeside Point II – Conference Room 503
450 Technology Drive
New Time: 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
(Lunch will be provided)
For information regarding the schedule, please contact Marie Billaud, PhD or Antonio D’Amore, PhD

2019
January
15 Ipsita Banerjee, PhD
Associate Professor
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Hang Lin, PhD
Assistant Professor
Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering

 

Building Organs from Scratch: Organoids vs Organs on-a-Chip

February
5 Alexandra Collin de L’Hortet, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Bing Han, PhD
Research Instructor
McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

 

Liver Regeneration: With or Without ECM?

19 Leonid Emerel, MD
Post Doctoral Fellow
Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering

Garrett Coyne, MD, MS
Resident, Cardiothoracic Surgery
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

 

Heart Valve Replacement and Repair: TBD

March
5 Danny Chu, MD, FACS
Associate Professor
Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery

Dustin Kliner, MD
UPMC Heart & Vascular Institute

 

Heart Valve Replacement and Repair: Surgical vs. Percutaneous Approach

19 James Funderburgh, PhD
Professor
Department of Ophthalmology

Rachelle Palchesko, PhD
Special Faculty Researcher
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

 

 

Cellular vs Acellular Corneal Regeneration

April
2 Leah Byrne, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology

Yuanyuan Chen, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Ophthalmology

 

Gene Therapy vs Pharmacological Approach to Treat Retinal Degeneration

16 Fatima Syed Picard, MSE, PhD
Assistant Professor
School of Dental Medicine

Abhijit Roy, PhD
Assistant Professor
Department of Bioengineering

 

Bone Repair: Scaffold vs. Scaffold-Less Approach

May
7 Fabrisia Ambrosio, PhD, MPT
Associate Professor
Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Neill Turner, PhD
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Surgery

 

Muscle Tissue Repair: Scaffold vs. Scaffold-Less Approach

21 Guy Salama, PhD
Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology

Dennis Trumble, PhD
Assistant Research Professor
Biomedical Engineering and Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition
Carnegie Mellon University

 

Heart Tissue Repair: Mechanical Support vs. Cellular Therapies

June
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
July
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
August
NO SEMINAR
SUMMER BREAK
September
 17 Alan Wells, MD, DSM
Thomas J. Gill III Professor
Department of Pathology

Andrew Bradshaw
PhD candidate
Department of Pathology

 

Min(d)ing the Matrix – When Inflammation Befriends the Enemy

October
1 Kyle Orwig, PhD
Professor
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

Kien Tran
MD/PhD candidate
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences

 

In vitro Spermatogenesis in Testicular Tissue Culture

15 George Wittenberg, MD, PhD, FASNR
Visiting Professor
Department of Neurology

Amit Sethi, PhD, OTR/L
Assistant Professor
Department of Occupational Therapy

 

Non-Invasive Brain Stimulation to Monitor and Enhance Brain Recovery

November
5 Rosalyn Abbott
Assistant Professor
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

Megan DeBari
PhD candidate
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University

 

Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Defects

19 George Michalopoulos, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Pathology

Nicole Martucci
PhD Candidate
Department of Pathology

 

The Good and Bad of Regenerative Biology of Liver

December
3 Doug Weber
Associate Professor
Department of Bioengineering

Ernesto Bedoy
PhD Candidate
Rehab Neural Engineering Labs

 

Rolling Up Our Sleeves to Understand and Treat Motor Deficits after Stroke

10 Dean Yimlamai, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor
Departments of Pediatrics, Cell Biology, and Pathology

Meghan Mooring
PhD Candidate
Department of Pathology

 

Regulation of Hippo Signaling during Liver Injury and Regeneration

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