Con-current Rapid Fire Sessions  5 & 6

Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering: Basic Principles, Processing Methods and Novel Developments 1


Engineered Cartilage Covered Ear Implants for Auricular Reconstruction

S. Lee, D. Lee, C. Broda, A. Atala, J. J. Yoo;

Wake Forest Inst. for Regenerative Med., Winston-Salem, NC.


Generation of Engineered Cartilage Using Chondrocyte/Silk Fibroin Scaffolds

Y. Wang1, A. Motta2, C. Lee1, L. Pelcastre1, E. Bella2, C. Migliaresi2, Z. Schwartz1, B. Boyan1;

1Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2Univ. of Trento, Trento, ITALY.


Bioactive Hybrid Nanomatrix Developed by Electrospun Polycaprolactone and Biomimetic Self-Assembled Peptide Amphiphiles

A. Tambralli, B. A. Blakeney, J. M. Anderson, M. Kushwaha, D. R. Dean, H-W. Jun;

Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.


Oxygen Generating Biomaterials for Improving Engineered Tissue Survival

B. S. Harrison, C. L. Ward, D. Eberli, S. Oh, J. J. Yoo;

Wake Forest Univ., Winston Salem, NC.


Development of axially-aligned scaffolds for optimization of neural regeneration

J. M. Saul, J. B. Scott;

Wake Forest Univ. Hlth.Sci., Winston-Salem, NC.


Rapid Fabrication of Growth Factor Releasing, Anisotropic and Elastic Scaffolds for Soft Tissue Engineering

F. Wang, Z. Li, J. Guan;

Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH.


The Collagen Matrix of Human Dermis: Mechanical and Histological Characterization

R. M. Hernandez, J. A. Faleris, A. F. Poniatowski, D. C. Greenspan;

RTI Biologics, Alachua, FL.


Electrical modulation of bone cell activity through biodegradable heparin-doped conductive substrate


Ctr. de recherche, Hôpital St-François d’Assise, CHUQ,, Quebec City, QC, CANADA.


Human Osteoblast Culture on TGF-B Coated Polycaprolactone Scaffolds in Dexamethasone Conditioned Media

B. Zhu1, S. R. Bailey2, C. M. Agrawal1;

1The Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2The Univ. of Texas Hlth.Sci. Ctr. at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.


Bioscaffold Engineering: A Method for Growing Extracellular Matrix Materials Using Human Cells

J. C. Wolchok, P. A. Tresco;

Univeristy of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Advances in Therapeutic Delivery


Hydrogels modified with carbohydrates for oral protein delivery

M. A. Phillips, N. A. Peppas;

The Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


Combinatorial Evaluation of Protein Release and Stabilization from Polyanhydride Film Libraries

L. Petersen, C. Sackett, B. Narasimhan;

Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA.


in vitro and in vivo Studies of Silica Xerogels for the Controlled Release of Bupivacaine

H. Qu1, S. Radin1, D. Devore2, A. Cowan3, P. Ducheyne1, S. Inan3;

1Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, 2Rutgers, The State Univ. of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ, 3Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA.


Development of food derivative therapeutic ellagic acid-chitosan based delivery system.

S. Kim, Y. Yang, M. Gaber, X. Zhang;

Univ. of Tennessee Hlth.Sci. Ctr., Memphis, TN.


Attachment of Dexamethasone to Stainless Steel for Stents using Self Assembled Monolayers

W. Fan1, D. M. Johnson1, D. Marton2, M. D. Feldman2, M. Agrawal1;

1Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 2Univ. of Texas Hlth.Sci. Ctr. at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.


Nanocarrier Therapy for Inhibition of Invasion of Glioma into the Brain

J. Munson, R. Bellamkonda, J. Arbiser;

Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


Enhanced Systemic Delivery of siRNA via Chitosan-Imidazole Acetic Acid Conjugates

B. Ghosn, A. Singh, K. Roy;

Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


A Metal-Polymer Nanosystem for Combined Chemotherapeutic and Photothermal Cancer Treatment

K. Homan, L. Brannon-Peppas, S. Emelianov;

Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


Palmitoylation of pro-apoptotic peptide leads to its internalization by SJSA1 cells and its endosomal localization

D. Missirlis, B. Ananthanarayanan, M. Kastantin, M. Tirrell;

Univ. of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.


Ultrasonic Drug Delivery to Tumors Via Stealth Liposomes

W. G. Pitt1, G. A. Husseini2, B. L. Roeder1, P. Jones1;

1Brigham Young Univ., Provo, UT, 2American Univ. of Sharjah, Sharjah, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES.