Areas of Focus

Regenerative Medicine & Tissue Engineering
Regenerative medicine and tissue engineering are rapidly growing fields of biomedicine that seek to create substitute tissues and organs to repair or replace those damaged by injury, illness, aging, or congenital anomaly.
Reconstructive Surgery
Reconstructive surgery is the use of surgery to restore the form and function of the body and the anatomy or functional body part to normal.
Bioinformatics is an interdisciplinary field that develops and improves on methods for storing, retrieving, organizing and analyzing biological data. This field includes the development of software tools to generate useful biological knowledge.
Human Performance
Optimizing human performance is defined as the process of applying knowledge, skills and emerging technologies to improve and preserve the capabilities of individuals to execute essential tasks.
Vision Restoration
The development of novel therapies for the prevention and treatment of vision impairment and loss through the use of regenerative medicine research and translation, tissue engineering, cell therapy, gene therapy, neuroprosthetics and transplantation.
Traumatic Brain Injury
Pittsburgh TEAM TBI (Targeted ‎Evaluation, Action, Monitoring of Traumatic Brain Injury) is a research program to conduct multiple monitored clinical interventions for TBI patients.

Center Highlights

Dr. Ron Poropatich speaks as a panelist at the Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healhcare AI World Government Session.

Our Director, Dr. Ron Poropatich had a chance to speak as a panelist at the The Alliance for Artificial Intelligence in Healthcare... View »

Pitt welcomes a new Office of Veterans Services Director!

We would like to extend a greeting and congratulations to Aryanna Berringer who is  the new Director of the Office of Veterans Services at the University of Pittsburgh!  We are looking forward to serving with you to address the needs of our veterans on campus... View »

TRACIR Kickoff Meeting!
NEJM Catalyst article regarding how DoD and VHA are moving to redesign how they deliver health care

This current NEJM Catalyst... View »

Updated Pittsburgh Resources for Military Members/families/veterans/retireees

Below are updated Pittsburgh-area resources for Military members, families, veterans and retirees.

Resources for Military (active and reserve) and families in the Pittsburgh Area (as of June 13, 2019)
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CMMR Collaborations