Dr. Michael Passineau, one of the ITP principal investigators, will give a keynote at a plenary session entitled “Restoring Salivary Glands Function with Gene Transfer Therapy: Turning the Impossible into Reality” at the 2020 American Academy of Oral Medicine Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida on April 29–May 2, 2020.
Dr. Will Giannobile will give a keynote presentation entitled “Tooth Preservation Versus Implants Through Regenerative Technologies” in an interdisciplinary session at AAE20, American Association of Endodontists’ Annual Meeting in Nashville, Tennessee on April 1-4, 2020.
New podcast series available from Osteology Foundation: “Podcast – Legends of Oral Regeneration“!
In the first episode of the new podcast, MPWRM Resource Center PI and Osteology Foundation President William V. Giannobile, talks to Myron Nevins.
An application from our ITP principal investigator Dr. Kacey Marra was accepted for Equalize 2020, the nation’s first pitch competition for women academic inventors, forming university startups. Congratulations!
2019 Press Releases
Congratulations to Resource Center Principal Investigators and members, Drs. David Kohn, Will Giannobile, Jan Stegemann, and Lonnie Shea for receiving the University of Michigan’s Biosciences Initiative award. Click here and here for more information.
Congratulations to MPWRM Resource Center Co-Principal Investigator Dr. David Mooney on being ranked in top 0.1% of cited researchers for the year! Click here for the full story.
LaunchPad Medical, one of the ITP teams, initiates a clinical trial to examine the safety and efficacy of the its bone adhesive biomaterial, Tetranite®, for the stabilization of dental implants for tooth extractions. For additional information, see the press release here.
Congratulations to Dr. Bill Wagner, Director of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, who was appointed Distinguished Professor of Surgery in the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. See here for more information.
Standards Coordinating Body is working on a standards project regarding Standards Webinars for Translational Medicine Researchers. this is an education and outreach with the National Institutes of Standards Technology (NIST); National Cancer Institute; and the Standards Coordinating Body Cell Therapy, Gene Therapy and Tissue Engineering Sector Working Groups. For more information, see here.
Congratulations to MPWRM Resource Center Co-Principal Investigator Dr. William Giannobile on being elected as next Osteology Foundation President! Click here for the full story.
University of Michigan invests $500,000 in GreenMark Biomedical, Inc. (Cycle 2 ITP awardee) through Michigan Investment in New Technology Startups initiative.
For more information, please see: https://record.umich.edu/articles/u-m-invest-20-million-four-its-startups
New FDA Guidance on Regenerative Medicine
FDA recently released 2 new guidance documents on regenerative medicine therapies:
- Evaluation of Devices Used with Regenerative Medicine Advanced Therapies
- Expedited Programs for Regenerative Medicine Therapies for Serious Conditions
Click here to see the press release.
LaunchPad Medical (Cycle 1 ITP awardee), raises $8.5M in a recent round!
For more information, please see: https://www.massdevice.com/bone-adhesive-dev-launchpad-medical-raises-9m-medtech-funding-roundup/
2018 Press Releases
Congratulations to Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Resource Center Principal Investigator Dr. William Giannobile on winning the Ross Award given by the American Dental Association! Check out the full press release here.
Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Resource Center @ the University of Michigan’s Translational Funding Fair!
Representatives from 25 translational funds at the University of Michigan were present to provide inventors the opportunity to learn about resources and programs available to advance innovation into the marketplace. Check out the video here!
Check out the Practicum presentations from our first Annual Stakeholders’ Summit (July 10-11, 2018)
- Market Trends: Pucks, Skaters and Time (Jeanne Ambruster, Todd Scantlebury- The Avenues Company)
- IP Management and Commercialization: Academic Entrepreneurship, Intellectual Property, and Commercial Translation (Don Taylor, Andrew Brown- sciVelo, University of Pittsburgh)
- Quality Management (Shawn Bengtson- University of Pittsburgh, Mike Jamieson- University of Southern California, Melissa Eitzen- The University of Texas Medical Branch)
Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Funding Opportunity announced:
Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Studies (Collaborative U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)
Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) (UT2 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) (U44 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
Click here, for more information.
Interview with RegMedNet: The Regenerative Medicine Resource Center: supporting pre-clinical interdisciplinary dental, oral and craniofacial projects.
Dr. Almarza’s review entitled Preclinical Animal Models for Temporomandibular Joint Tissue Engineering published in Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews
Just announced! MPWRM Resource Center releases Cycle 3 Interdisciplinary Translational Project program Request for Pre-Proposal Applications. Please click here for more information.
INTERDISCIPLINARY TRANSLATIONAL PROJECTS PROGRAM