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

Women in International Security-Pitt Chapter is hosting a webinar titled "The Military in American Politics: The Election and What Comes After" on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at 12pm EST

The Pitt Chapter of Women in International Security is hosting a great panel discussion, via webinar, with three top minds in civil-military matters.  The topic titled "The Military in American Politics: The Election and What Comes After" will discuss the... View »

1st Annual Veterans Day Bike Ride hosted by Pittsburgh Hires Veterans

Annually, Pittsburgh Hires Veterans (PHV) has a fundraiser to help raise money so the organization can continue to provide quality services to job seeking veterans and employers in search of great talent.  This year, PHV will... View »

*Updated with the event link" Save the Date: Women in International Security-Pitt Chapter Fall Conference title "Finding Peace and Security During Uncertain Times" from October 5-9, 2020

*Updated with conference link information*

Save the Date for the Women In International Security-University of PIttsburgh Fall Conference from Monday, October 5, 2020 through Friday, October 9, 2020 titled Finding Peace and Security During Uncertain... View »

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 »

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