Advanced Material Science Symposium | Pittsburgh

Dates: Aug 11, 2019 6:15 PM - Aug 12, 2019 3:00 PM

Event Location: McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicinw, 450 Technology Dr, Pittsburgh, PA, 15219, US

Program Faculty:

  • Amit Badhwar, PhD
  • Stephen Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD
  • John Fischer, MD, MPH, FACS


Advanced Material Science Symposium | Pittsburgh


  • Complex AWR


  • Phasix
  • Phasix ST

Additional Info:

An intimate symposium designed for surgeons and clinicians seeking a better understanding of what’s current in the field of abdominal wall reconstruction while gaining a more nuanced appreciation involving the techniques and materials available for use.


This 1 1/2 day educational program is designed to be an intimate learning experience offering a comprehensive exchange of scientific advancements. Discussions will include a synposis of what the McGowan Institute is doing to help confront some of the unique challenges facing surgeons in the world of complex hernia repair. Each of the individual faculty members will also review the variety of materials available for use in hernia repair.


• Have an in depth understanding of prosthetic materials
• Appreciate how materials and specific techniques can effect patient outcomes
• Articulate the value proposition of the BD portfolio
• Recognize the tools BD offers to assist with mesh selection

Contact Info:

Please contact Kathryn Pirolli at (401) 825- 8723 or email