Our People

The TPII program is led by a Principal Investigator, two co-Principal Investigators and a Program Director exemplifying the multi-disciplinary teamwork needed to make Translational Research successful.

The team is supported by an Oversight Committee and Advisors comprised of people with considerable expertise, experience and accomplishments in translational research.

Coulter Program Director (Primary Contact for TPII Program)

Pratap S. Khanwilkar, PhD, MBA Professor, Department of Bioengineering and the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Executive-in-Residence, Office of Technology Management
324 Benedum Hall
3700 O’Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Office: 412-624-0403, Mobile: 801-230-8255
Fax: 412-648-3699

Principal Investigator of TPII program

Dr. Harvey Borovetz, PhD Distinguished Professor and Former Chair, Department of Bioengineering Professor, Department of Chemical and Petroleum Engineering
Swanson School of Engineering
Robert L. Hardesty Professor, Department of Surgery
University of Pittsburgh
302 Benedum Hall
3700 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Telephone: 412-624-4725
Fax: 412-383-8788

Co- Principal Investigator (School of Medicine)

Stephen F. Badylak, DVM, PhD, MD Professor, Department of Surgery Deputy Director, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine University of Pittsburgh
450 Technology Drive, Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15219-3130

Email: badylaks@upmc.edu
Office: 412-624-5253, 412-624-5252
Fax: 412-624-5256

Co- Principal Investigator (Office of Technology Management)

Marc Malandro, PhD, CLPP Associate Vice Chancellor for Technology Management and Commercialization Director, Office of Technology Management
University of Pittsburgh
Office of Technology Management
200 Gardner Steel Conference Center
Thackeray & O'Hara Streets
Pittsburgh, PA 15260

Telephone: 412-624-8787

Chair in Department of Bioengineering

Sanjeev Shroff, PhD Distinguished Professor and Gerald McGinnis Chair in Bioengineering, Professor of Medicine Senior Investigator, Magee-Womens Research Institute Core Faculty, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine 
300 Technology Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Email: sshroff@pitt.edu
Telephone: 412-624-2095
Fax: 412-383-8788

Coulter Program Administrator

Lindsay J Rodzwicz, BS Bioengineering Department of Bioengineering
302 Benedum Hall
370 O'Hara Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Telephone: 412-624-3495

Office of the Coulter Program Director

Danielle MartinPredoctoral Fellow, Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partners II ProgramEmail:DAM193@pitt.edu

Suneera BhatiaLife Sciences Fellow, School of the Health SciencesEmail:BSuneera@pitt.edu

Christina ScolieriPredoctoral Fellow, Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partners II ProgramEmail:CHS118@pitt.edu

Chris MedberryPostdoctoral Fellow, Wallace H. Coulter Translational Research Partners II ProgramEmail:cjm5016@gmail.com