Funded Projects

Congratulations to the second cohort of Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Resource Center’s ITP awardees!

Non-viral Aquaporin-1 gene therapy to restore salivary flow in patients suffering from radiation-induced xerostomia.  Michael Passineau, PhD, Isabelle Lombaert, PhD (Allegheny Health Network)

Stem Cell-based Regenerative Endodontics. Jacques Nor, DDS, MS, PhD (University of Michigan)

AxoMax: A Novel Conduit for Long-Gap Nerve Repair. Kacey Marra, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)

Targeted Remineralization Treatment Using Mineral Loaded Starch Nanoparticles. Steven Bloembergen, PhD (GreenMark Biomedical Inc.)

REGEndogel: a bioinspired hydrogel system for endodontic therapy. Luiz Bertassoni, DDS, PhD (Oregon Health and Science University)

Reversing Tooth Decay with Biomimetic Peptide Gel. Hanson Fong, PhD (University of Washington)

Congratulations to the first cohort of Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Resource Center’s ITP awardees!

ECM Scaffold for TMJ Disc Repair. Alex Almarza, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)

Hylafix: A Technology that Accelerates Bone Healing. Steven Buchman, MD, FACS (University of Michigan)

Tissue Engineering Functional Human Lips. Stephen Feinberg, DDS, PhD (University of Michigan)

Sclerostin mAntibody to treat Periodontal Disease. William Giannobile, DDS, DMS (University of Michigan)

Bioabsorbable Magnesium/ PLGA Barrier Membranes. Stephen LeBeau, PhD (nanoMAG, LLC)

Pulsatile PTH Delivery for Local Bone Regeneration. Peter Ma, PhD, Laurie McCauley, DDS, PhD (University of Michigan)

Gel-Factor Delivery for Reinnervation. David Mooney, PhD (Harvard University)

Cryopreserving Adipose Tissue Grafts. Peter Rubin, MD, FACS (University of Pittsburgh)

Optimization of a Novel Organic-Mineral Bone Adhesion. George Kay, DMD (LaunchPad Medical, LLC)

Controlled Released System for Immunoregulation and Treatment of Periodontal Disease. Steven Little, PhD (University of Pittsburgh)