Con-current Rapid Fire Sessions  1 & 2

Drug Delivery in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine


Localization of TGF-β1 within PEGylated Fibrin Gels Affects Phenotype of Embedded MSCs

C. T. Drinnan, G. Zhang, L. J. Suggs;

Univ. of Texas at Austin, Ausitn, TX.


Electrospun biodegradable, elastomeric poly(ester urethane) urea fibrous scaffolds with paclitaxel release for vascular bypass applications

Y. Hong, L. Soletti, D. A. Vorp, W. R. Wagner;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Heparin Releasing Hydrogels Promote the Contractile Phenotype of Cultured Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

J. A. Beamish1, R. E. Marchant1, K. Kottke-Marchant2;

1Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH, 2Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH.


Controlled Release of Stromal Cell Derived Factor-1 to Enhance Progenitor Cell Recruitment

D. Kuraitis;

Univ. of Ottawa Heart Inst., Ottawa, ON, CANADA.


Growth Plate Regeneration Using IGF-I Plasmid Releasing PLGA Scaffolds

N. Ravi, T. A. Milbrandt, D. A. Puleo;

Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.


Release Characteristics and Osteogenic Activity of rhBMP-2 Conjugated to Self-Assembled Nanoparticles

J. Ma, A. E. Mercado, X. He, E. Jabbari;

Univ. of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.


Controlled Release of Ciliary Neurotrophic Factor from Polymer Systems for Neural Tissue Engineering

S. Y. Tzeng1, M. K. Nkansah1, A. M. Holdt2, E. B. Lavik1;

1Yale Univ., New Haven, CT, 2Univ. of Colorado Hlth.Sci. Ctr., Denver, CO.


Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Release from Amino Acid Ester Polyphosphazene Scaffolds

O. Oredein-McCoy1, N. R. Krogman2, A. L. Weikel2, M. D. Hindenlang2, H. R. Allcock2, C. T. Laurencin3;

1Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, 3Univ. of Connecticut, Farmington, CT.


Controlling Affinity Binding in Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels for Sustained Growth Factor Delivery

C-C. Lin, K. S. Anseth;

Howard Hughes Med. Inst. & Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO.


Antibiotic Release Using Nanostructured Polypyrrole-coated Titanium to Decrease Staphylococcus Epidermis Colonization

S. Sirivisoot, T. J. Webster;

Brown Univ., Providence, RI.

Biomaterials for Interface Engineering and Soft Tissue Repair


Methacrylic Terpolymer Formulations with Robust Anti-Fouling Interfacial Properties

A. N. Veleva1, D. E. Heath2, C. Patterson3, S. L. Cooper2;

1North Carolina State Univ., Raleigh, NC, 2Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH, 3Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.


Translation Model for Developing a Single Stage Percutaneous Osseointegrated Implant for Amputees

R. D. Bloebaum1, J. P. Beck1, R. E. Olsen2, L. L. Norlund2, K. N. Bachus3;

1Bone & Joint Res. Lab, DVASLC Hlth.Care System, Salt Lake City, UT, 2Frontier BioMed., Logan, UT, 3Dept. of Orthopaedics, Univ. of Utah Sch. of Med., Salt Lake City, UT.



T. J. Turek1, K. R. Stone.2, U. Galili3;

1CrossCart, Inc., San Francisco, CA, 2Stone Res. Fndn., San Francisco, CA, 3UMass Sch. of Med., Worchester, MA.


Effects of 45S5 Bioactive Glass Particles on Chondrocyte Biosynthesis and Mineralization

N. T. Khanarian, S. A. McArdle, H. H. Lu;

Columbia Univ., New York, NY.


Material Property Characterization of a Novel Hydrogel for Corneal Applications

P. Pattekari1, H. Zhu2, J. T. Jacob3, P. Sit1;

1Louisiana Tech Univ., Ruston, LA, 2Rice Univ., Houston, TX, 3Louisiana State Univ. Hlth.Sci. Ctr., New Orleans, LA.


Combinatorial Method for Screening the Effect of Nanofiber Scaffold Composition on Cell Response

M. Ramalingam1, M. F. Young2, V. Thomas3, C. G. Simon, Jr.1;

1NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, 2NIDCR/NIH, Bethesda, MD, 3Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, LA.


Zimmer® Collagen Repair Patch for Patella Tendon Donor Site Repair in a Dog Model

H. Wang1, M-S. Shih2, S. A. Martinez3, K. Hughes3, J. Q. Yao1;

1Zimmer, Inc., Austin, TX, 2MDS Pharma Services, Bothall, WA, 3Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA.


Layered, multicompartment scaffolds with continuous interfaces for osteochondral tissue engineering

B. A. Harley1, A. K. Lynn2, Z. Wissner-Gross3, W. Bonfield4, I. Yannas3, L. J. Gibson3;

1Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, 2Orthomimetics, Ltd., Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM, 3MIT, Cambridge, MA, 4Cambridge Univ., Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM.


Influence of Genipin Cross-linking on Layer by Layer Polyelectrolyte Developed Biocompatible Surfaces and its Impact on Cell Adhesion

A. L. Hillberg, C. Holmes, M. Tabrizian;



Decreasing Biofilm Formation through the use of Magnetic Nanoparticles

E. Taylor, T. J. Webster;

Brown Univ., Providence, RI.