People

Rocky S. Tuan, PhD

CMMR Founding Director Rocky S. Tuan, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Executive Vice Chair for Orthopaedic Research, the Arthur J. Rooney Sr. Chair in Sports Medicine, Director of the Center for Cellular and Molecular Engineering, Associate Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, and Professor of Bioengineering and Mechanical Engineering and Materials Science in the Swanson School of Engineering.

Peter L. Strick, PhD

CMMR Associate Director Peter L. Strick, PhD, is a Distinguished Professor of Neurobiology, senior research scientist at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System, and co-director of the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition.

Ronald K. Poropatich, MD, MS

CMMR Executive Director Ronald Poropatich, MD, MS, is a retired U.S. Army colonel and Professor of Medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine.

Michael R. Pinsky, MD CM, Dr hc, FCCP, MCCM

CMMR Clinical Initiatives and Research Innovation Director, Michael R. Pinsky, MD CM, Dr hc, FCCP, MCCM, is a Professor of Critical Care Medicine with secondary appointments in Cardiovascular Diseases, Clinical & Translational Science, Anesthesiology and Bioengineering at the University of Pittsburgh.

Bradley C. Nindl, PhD, FACSM, COL USAR

CMMR Senior Military and Scientific Advisor Bradley C. Nindl, PhD, FACSM is the Director of the Neuromuscular Research Laboratory/Warrior Human Performance Center and Professor in the Department of Sports Medicine in the School of Health and Rehabilitation Science at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Nindl is an Army Reservist (COL) and currently commands the Southeast Medical Area Readiness Support Group (SE-MARSG).

Ann Gleeson, MS

CMMR Managing Director Ann Gleeson, MS, has extensive experience as a policy analyst and administrator in regenerative medicine research.