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

Congratulations to Center for Military Medicine Research Director, Dr. Ron Poropatich on receiving the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal!

Congratulations to the Center for Military Medicine Research's Director Dr. Ron Poropatich on receiving the Pennsylvania Commendation Medal for meritorious service to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania!  Dr. Poropatich received this award for his work with Meet... View »

COL/Retired Doug Matt, PhD has been sworn in as a new Senior Executive Series to direct the Army Futures Command Artificial Intelligence Center in Pittsburgh

COL/Retired Doug Matty, PhD is sworn in on 28 August 2020 by General Mike Murray as a Senior Executive Series leader to direct the Army Futures Command Artificial Intelligence Center. The newly designated  Center, headquartered in Pittsburgh, is expected to... View »

The Center for Military Medicine Research is co-sponsoring the COVID-19 Veterans Health Summit hosted by Consensys Health

The University of Pittsburgh Center for Military Medicine Research is is co-sponsoring the COVID-19 Veterans Health Summit along with Consensys Health and the ... View »

Center for Military Medicine Director Dr. Ron Poropatich and Scienific Advisor Dr. Michael Pinsky were published in Healtcare Transformation regarding the Trauma Care in a Rucksack project!

Congratulations to Drs. Ron Poropatich and Michael Pinsky on the the publishing of their manuscript Robotics Enabled Autonomus and Closed Loop Trauma Care in a Rucksack in Healthcare Transformation!  Check out the full manuscript... View »

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Pinsky for winning the 2020 ATS Assembly on Critical Care Lifetime Achievement Award!

Congratulations to Dr. Michael Pinsky of Pitt Critical Care Medicine  for winning the 2020 Assembly on Critical Care Lifetime Achievement Award!  Dr. Pinsky is a valued partner for CMMR addressing critical medical needs for the DoD. 

Well deserved Dr.... View »

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