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
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

CMMR Director, Dr. Ron Poropatich will be a panelist at Pitt's Science 2019

Center for Military Medicine Research Director Ron Poropatich, MD, MS will be a spotlight panelist at the University of Pittsburgh's Science 2019 celebration of science and technology.  Dr. Poropatich will be speaking during Spotlight Session 4 titled "... View »

Center for Military Medicine Research's Military Adviser Dr. Brad Nindl was Selected as Texas ACSM Fall Lecturer!

Cente for Military Medicine Research's Military Adviser, Dr. Brad Nindl was selected as the The  Texas  Chapter  of  the  American  College  of  Sports  Medicine  (TACSM)  Fall 2019 lecturer.  He will give a series of 5 lectures over 5 days at Texas A&M... View »

Center for Military Medicine Research's Director, Dr. Ron Poropatich will be presenting at the Pitt Health Academy!

CMMR's Director, Dr. Ron Poropatich will be presenting updates about CMMR's work to alumni and friends at the University of Pittsburgh Health Academy at the Lakewood Country Club in Rockville, Maryland on September 5, 2019 at 6:00pm.   To register for this... View »

CMMR's TRAuma Care In a Rucksack project is featured on Healthcare IT News

On August 12th, Healthcare IT news featured CMMR's TRAuma Care In a Rucksack project when discussing the future hosptial being located on an aircraft that's self-powered. The University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University are working on this TRACIR... View »

Congratulations to Dr. Rory Cooper and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories on their 25th Anniversary!

Congratulations to the Dr. Rory Cooper and the Human Engineering Research Laboratories on their celebration of 25 years!  What a wonderful achievement!  On behalf of our Director, Ron Poropatich and Managing Director, Ann Gleeson, cheers to you!  

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CMMR Collaborations