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Stem Cells for Adults created. What is next?

Time is ticking away for scientists as they have moved one more step closer to the aim of creating the patient-specific stem cell perfectly matching to one’s DNA in order to treat diseases. 189 more words

Pioneers

Stem cell researcher in Korea up to half a dozen retractions

Almost two years ago, we brought you — with the help of Trevor Stokes — the story of a stem cell researcher in Korea whose publication record, and career, unraveled after evidence of image manipulation surfaced in her work. 873 more words

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Peter Rubin

Contact information:

Email: rubinjp@upmc.edu
Telephone: (412) 383-8080
Lab Website

Research interests:

Adipose stem cell biology and applications to regenerative medicine.

Background Information:

Dr. Peter Rubin is Chair of the Department of Plastic Surgery, UPMC Endowed Professor of Plastic Surgery, and Professor of Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh. 139 more words

Regenerative Medicine

Mitra Lavasani

Contact information:

Email: mil39@pitt.edu
Telephone: (412) 624-5626
Lab Website

Research interests:

Muscle-derived stem cells (MDSCs) transplantation to enhance axonal/glial regeneration and provide functional recovery to peripheral nervous system (PNS) injuries in murine experimental models. 171 more words

Regenerative Medicine

Michael Modo

Contact information:

Email: mmm154@pitt.edu
Lab Website

Research interests:

Stem cell therapy, such as neural stem cells, stem cell repair, stem cell differentiation, immunological aspects of cell therapy. 79 more words

Regenerative Medicine

Kacey Marra

Contact information:

Email: marrak@upmc.edu
Telephone: (412) 383-8924
Lab Website

Research interests:

Nerve regeneration, polymeric conduits, microspheres/hydrogels, stem cells. Additionally, a major research effort in her laboratory is the long-term delivery of neurotrophic factors for long gap nerve repair. 120 more words

Regenerative Medicine

Johnny Huard

Contact information:

Email: jhuard@pitt.edu
Telephone: (412) 648-2798
Lab Website

Research interests:

Gene therapy, tissue engineering/regeneration, muscle-derived stem cells.

Dr. Huard’s main research focus is to expand the possibilities of tissue engineering by unlocking the potential of gene therapy and adult stem cell research and transferring research findings into the development of effective treatments for damaged or diseased tissues as they relate to the musculoskeletal system. 159 more words

Regenerative Medicine