About the Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative
The Pittsburgh Tissue Engineering Initiative (PTEI) incorporated in January 1996 as a free-standing, novel initiative designed to encourage development of tissue engineering (TE) by uniting the scientific, engineering, and commercial talent of Pittsburgh and southwestern Pennsylvania. At the nexus of TE for a decade, PTEI serves stakeholders' interests by joining academic researchers with government and industry to promote development of advanced TE therapies and technologies and deliver them more rapidly to patients and the marketplace. Central to PTEI's mission to advance the field of regenerative medicine by cultivating research and commercial development is an educational mandate to develop models and programs to grow the intellectual capacity required to support this promising field.
The Allegheny-Singer Research Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Duquesne University, the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center share a vision of the region as an international center of excellence in the field of regenerative medicine and have pooled their expertise in basic biomedical research, applied clinical investigations, organ transplantation, biomaterials research, computer and supercomputer science, advanced imaging techniques, and advanced bioengineering to make this vision a reality.
|SOURCE Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse|
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