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An Intensive Focus on Care

McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty member Derek Angus, MD, was named by HealthLeaders magazine as one of the “20 People Who Make Healthcare Better—2014.” In its annual HealthLeaders 20, the magazine profiles individuals who are changing healthcare for the better.

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New Mechanism that Helps Explain Why Older Patients Develop Lung Fibrosis Discovered

When researchers at Pitt’s School of Medicine—including McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty members Charleen Chu, MD, PhD, and Mauricio Rojas, MD took a closer look at certain cells from the scarred lungs of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, they were surprised by what they saw. The unexpected observation led them to conduct a study that could for the first time help explain why the risk of developing the deadly lung disease increases with age.

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McGowan Institute Upcoming Events

Learn more about some of the upcoming informative and educational opportunities at the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine: 2015 Retreat, Regenerative Rehabilitation Symposium, and Distinguished Lectures.

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Video: Introduction to the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

Need an introduction to what exactly we do at the McGowan Institute? Here is a video that highlights some of our research and scientists.

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