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Current News


Media Releases

11-8-2019

LaunchPad Medical Wins NIH HEAL Grant to Reduce Opioid Use and Addiction.  For additional information, see the press release here.

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10-15-2019

Congratulations to our Resource Center member, Dr. Darnell Kaigler, on being named the Major M. Ash Collegiate Professor of Periodontics at the University of Michigan!  Click here for the story.

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10-14-2019

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.

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10-2-2019

GreenMark Biomedical Secures Phase II SBIR Funding for Identification of Early Stage Dental Caries.  Click here for the full story and the press release.

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9-23-2019

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.

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5-7-2019

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.

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2-22-2019

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

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2-20-2019

New FDA Guidance on Regenerative Medicine

FDA recently released 2 new guidance documents on regenerative medicine therapies:

Click here to see the press release.

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1-10-2019

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/

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2018 Press Releases

10-18-2018

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.

10-17-2018

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!

8-30-2018

Check out the Practicum presentations from our first Annual Stakeholders’ Summit (July 10-11, 2018)

8-2-2018

Regenerative Medicine Innovation Project Funding Opportunity announced:

Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Studies (Collaborative U01 Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
(RFA-HL-18-030)

Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) Investigator-Initiated Clinical Trials (UG3/UH3 Clinical Trial Required)
(RFA-HL-18-031)

Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) (UT2 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
(RFA-HL-18-033)

Regenerative Medicine Innovation Projects (RMIP) (U44 – Clinical Trial Not Allowed)
(RFA-HL-18-035)

Click here, for more information.

7-2-2018

Interview with RegMedNet: The Regenerative Medicine Resource Center: supporting pre-clinical interdisciplinary dental, oral and craniofacial projects.

6-11-2018

Dr. Almarza’s review entitled Preclinical Animal Models for Temporomandibular Joint Tissue Engineering published in Tissue Engineering Part B: Reviews

5-23-2018

Just announced!  MPWRM Resource Center releases Cycle 3 Interdisciplinary Translational Project program Request for Pre-Proposal Applications.  Please click here for more information.

4-11-2018

MPWRM Resource Center Principal Investigator Dr. William Giannoble’s research on Periodontal Tissue Engineering made the April 2018 issue of Compendium magazine

4-10-2018

Osteo Science Foundation is pleased to announce the Spring 2018 submission cycle for the Peter Geistlich Research Awards. Click here for all the details and here to get started.  See the flyer here.

3-26-2018

MPWRM Resource Center was featured in American Association for Dental Research (AADR) News

Dr. William Giannobile, Editor-in-Chief of JDR celebrating

1-18-2018

MPWRM Resource Center’s January 2018 Newsletter

1-17-2018

Just announced! The MPWRM Resource Center will be hosting its First Annual Stakeholder’s Summit on July 10th and July 11th, 2018.

1-8-2018

FDA announces comprehensive regenerative medicine policy framework

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2017 releases

Regenerative Medicine resource center focuses on first projects

http://www.mirm.pitt.edu/cellular-therapy/funding-to-establish-nidcr-consortium-for-tissue-regeneration-therapies-received-from-nih/

http://www.dent.dent.umich.edu/news/2017/03/07/school-dentistry-leads-major-new-regenerative-medicine-center-funded-nih#sthash.B4OoLQil.dpbs

http://c-doctor.org/news/

University of Michigan, School of Dentistry News

http://www.dent.umich.edu

University of Pittsburgh, School of Dental Medicine News

http://www.dental.pitt.edu/

Wyss Institute News

https://wyss.harvard.edu/news/

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