Regenerative Medicine in the News...

Surgical Adhesive Technology Receives FDA Panel Recommendation

TissuGlu®—University of Pittsburgh-developed surgical adhesive technology—received a positive recommendation from a U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel for the approximation of tissue layers where subcutaneous dead space exists between tissue planes in large flap surgical procedures such as abdominoplasty. If approved, TissuGlu® will be the first internal surgical adhesive of its kind approved for large flap surgeries in the United States.

Read more...


Dr. Rocky Tuan Appointed Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery

McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Associate Director Rocky Tuan, PhD, has been appointed Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine effective September 1, 2014.

Read more


From Stem Cells, New Roots

Using a method called revascularization, dentists—including McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine affiliated faculty member Herbert Ray, DMD—are bringing new life to dead permanent teeth by stimulating the rich supply of stem cells that live in a tooth’s root, particularly in the teeth of children.

Read more


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.

See more


Find these and other stories in the Regenerative Medicine In the News 2014 Archive.

In the News 2013 Archive