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Leg Muscles Restored in Regenerative Medicine Study

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Damaged leg muscles grew stronger and showed signs of regeneration in three out of five men whose old injuries were surgically implanted with extracellular matrix (ECM) derived from pig bladder. Senior investigator Stephen F. Badylak, D.V.M., Ph.D., M.D., professor of surgery at Pitt and deputy director of the McGowan Institute, explains the joint research effort by Pitt and UPMC. For more information about the studygo to http://www.mirm.pitt.edu/badylak/clinical/muscle.asp For media, visit: http://UPMC.com/media