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

University of Pittsburgh earns the 2020-2021 Military Friendly Top 10 school designation for 9th consecutive year!

The University of Pittsburgh has earned the Military Friendly's 2020-2021 Top 10 School designation for the 9th consecutive year!  The Military Friendly Schools survey is “the longest-running most comprehensive review of... View »

The Lifestyle Medicine Research Summit proceeding are now available on the Ardmore Institute of Health website

There is a growing body of basic science, clinical practice, and population health evidence for applying healthy behaviors and lifestyles to prevent, treat and reverse common chronic diseases. To showcase these advances, The Lifestyle Medicine Research Summit... View »

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Hall is hosting the "John L. Ford, Sr. African American Heritage Celebration"

In celebration of Black History Month Soliders N Sailors Memorial Hall is hosting the John L. Ford Sr. African American Heritage Celebration on Saturday, February 29, 2020 from 1pm - 3pm (EST). The panelist for this event will be:

Dr. Laurence Glasco -... View »

Upcoming Trauma Immunology Conference held at the University of Pittsburgh

On March 12-13, 2020. the Pittsburgh Trauma Research Center will be hosting the Trauma Immunology Conference at the University Club,123 University Pl, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh.  This two-day program will have multiple... View »

Additional members of the Hacking 4 Defense team visit with the Center for Military Medicine Research

We had a great chance to meet with additional team members for the Hacking 4 Defense program. The team members had a chance to discuss their project with Ron and our Managing Director Ann Gleeson. The team is investigating a solution to provide reliable... View »

CMMR Collaborations