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Fabrisia Ambrosio

Director of Rehabilitation at UPMC International, Associate Professor at the University of Pittsburgh

Fabrisia Ambrosio is the Director of Rehabilitation for UPMC International and an Associate Professor in the Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation at the University of Pittsburgh. She also serves as a member of the McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Executive Committee.  She completed a Master of Science in Physiology-Endocrinology from Laval University, and  Master of Physical Therapy from Drexel University. Ambrosio holds a PhD in Rehabilitation Science & Technology from the University of Pittsburgh.

Ambrosio's research has the long-term goal of developing Regenerative Rehabilitation approaches to enhance skeletal muscle function with increasing age and in the setting of disease. Her laboratory uses murine and human models to investigate the underlying mechanisms by which targeted and specific mechanotransductive signals can be used to enhance donor and/or host stem cell functionality. 

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See also: Academia University of Pittsburgh - Public state-related research university

Details last updated 28-Apr-2021

Fabrisia Ambrosio News

Valuable insight into the influence of age-associated humoral factors

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News (GEN) - 07-Dec-2021

An injection of extracellular vesicles improve muscle regeneration


Klotho protein reversed muscle ageing in old, but not older mice

eLife Sciences - 20-Apr-2021

Potential future treatment strategy to prevent sarcopenia when supplemented at a young age