Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session 3

Advances in Stent Materials, Design and Biology


Natural Endothelium Mimicking Self-Assembled Nanomatrix for Drug Eluting Stent Applications

H-W. JUN, M. Kushwaha, J. Anderson, W. Minor, A. Andukuri, C. Bosworth, J. Lancaster, B. Brott, P. Anderson;

Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.


Formation and Stability of Alkylphosphonic Acid Self Assembled Monolayers on Electropolished 316L Stainless Steel

C. R. Kaufmann, G. Mani, C. M. Agrawal;

The Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.


Characterizations of PVDF-HFP Copolymer and the Model Coating 1 of Xience V Drug Eluting Stent by Synchrotron

X. Xu 1, E. R. Rexer1, E. Tang 1, B. S. Hsiao2, L. Rong2, Y. Mao3;

1 Abbott Lab., Santa Clara, CA, 2 Chemistry Dept., Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, NY, 3 Chemistry Dept., Univ. of New York, Stony Brook, CA.


Endothelial Cell Recovery, Acute Thrombogenicity, and Cell Adhesion Assessments of Fluorinated Copolymer and Phosphorylcholine Polymer

S. Hsu 1, S. Chin Quee 1, K. Nguyen1, J. Tai1, G. Abraham1, S. Pacetti1, Y. Chan1, A. Ma1, F. Kolodgie2, G. Nakazawa2, N. Ding1, L. Coleman1, R. Virmani2;

1 Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA, 2 CVPath Inst., Inc., Gaithersburg, MD.


Synergistic Interaction Between Corrosion-Fatigue of Nitinol and the Atherosclerotic Lesion Environment

D. Marton, E. A. Sprague;

UTHSCSA, San Antonio, TX.


Nano-Scratch Adhesion Evaluation of the XIENCE V Drug Eluting Stent Coating

F-W. Tang 1, N. Ding 2, S. Pacetti2;

1 Abbott Vascular, Temecula, CA, 2 Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA.

Biomaterials for Interface Engineering and Soft Tissue Repair


Bioactive Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels Stimulate Angiogenensis in a Mouse Cornea Micropocket Assay

J. E. Saik 1, R. A. Poche 2, J. E. Leslie-Barbick1, M. L. Scott2, M. E. Dickinson2, J. L. West1;

1 Rice Univ., Houston, TX, 2 Baylor Coll. of Med., Houston, TX.


Co-assembling Peptides as Defined Hydrogel Microenvironments for Endothelial Cells

J. P. Jung, J. H. Collier;

Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL.


Nanofiber Composite for Tendon-to-Bone Interface Tissue Engineering

K. L. Moffat 1, S. D. Subramony 1, Y-N. Kim1, S. B. Doty2, K. D. Costa1, H. H. Lu1;

1 Columbia Univ., New York, NY, 2 Hosp. for Special Surgery, New York, NY.


The Integrative and Mechanical Potential of Bilayered Hydroxyapatite Scaffolds: An In Vivo Study

J. A. Walker 1, T. Guda 2, M. R. Appleford2, B. Singleton2, J. L. Ong2, J. Wenke1;

1 US Army Inst. of Surgical Res., Fort Sam Houston, TX, 2 Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.


Biomaterial-Mediated Recruitment of Stem and Progenitor Cells

P. Lotfi, A. Koshy, J. Shen, L. Tang;

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


Aggregate-Inducing Biomaterials for Regeneration of the Ligament-Bone Insertion

J. J. Lim, L. Scott, Jr., J. S. Temenoff;

Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Biomaterials for Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration


Achilles Tendon Repair Augmented with a Decellularized Porcine Dermal Graft Compared to Two Other Collagen Xenografts

T. M. Turner, R. M. Urban, D. J. Hall, E. L. Dahlmeier;

Rush Univ. Med. Ctr., Chicago, IL.


Unique Biocompatible Dipeptide-Based Biodegradable Polymeric Blends for Musculoskeletal Regeneration: Poly[(glycine ethyl glycinato)(phenyl phenoxy)phosphazene] - Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) In vitro and In vivo Degradation and Biocompatibility Studies

M. Deng 1, L. Nair 2, S. Nukavarapu2, N. Krogman3, H. Allcock3, C. Laurencin2;

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


Cartilage Regeneration in a Rat Critical-Size Xyphoid Cartilage Defect Model

H. Moyer 1, Y. Wang 2, T. Farooque2, K. Singh2, L. Xie2, R. Guldberg2, J. Willians3, B. Boyan2, Z. Schwartz2;

1 Emory Univ. Div. of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Atlanta, GA, 2 Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 3 Childrens Hlth.Care of Atlanta, Atlanta, GA.


Role of TRIF and MyD88 in PMMA Particle Induced Pro-Inflammatory Signaling

J. Pearl, T. Ma, Z. Huang, R. L. Smith, S. B. Goodman;

Stanford Univ. Med. Ctr., Stanford, CA.


Cathepsin K Sensitive Poly(ethylene) Glycol Hydrogels for Degradation in Response to Bone Formation

R. M. R. Olabisi 1, C-W. Hsu 1, A. R. Davis2, E. A. Olmsted-Davis2, J. L. West1;

1 Rice Univ., Houston, TX, 2 Baylor Coll. of Med., Houston, TX.


Poly (vinyl alcohol)-Acrylamide Hydrogels as Load-Bearing Cartilage Substitute

H. Bodugoz Senturk, C. E. Macias, O. K. Muratoglu;

Massachusetts Gen. Hosp./Harvard Med. Sch., Boston, MA.



Percutaneous window chamber to quantify microvascular density around sensors with porous coatings

H. Koschwanez, W. M. Reichert, F. Yuan, B. Klitzman;

Duke Univ., Durham, NC.


Foreign Body Response Investigated with an Implanted Biosensor

F. B. Karp, E. A. Lopez, K. F. Böhringer, B. D. Ratner;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Development of a Single Cell Neurotoxicity Assay

A. J. Sweeney, K. J. L. Burg, Z. Gao;

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC.


Biomimetic Nanosensor Arrays for Selective Small Molecule Detection

M. C. McAlpine ;

Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ.


Ultrasensitive Nano-structured DNA Biosensor

Q. Yu ;

Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO.


Monitoring Load with Segmental Bone Replacements during Repetitive Impact Loading

C. P. Geffre, Z. L. Hillman, D. S. Margolis, J. A. Szivek;

Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

Cellular Responses to Their Microenvironments


Controlled Cellular Spreading in 3-Dimensional Hydrogel Microenvironments

S. Khetan ;

Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Cellular Response to Immobilized vs. Soluble Growth Factors

T. J. Stefonek-Puccinelli, K. S. Masters;

Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.


Reciprocal Mechanical Interactions between Endothelial Cells and their Microenvironment are Required for the Initiation and Maintenance of Capillaries in 3D Tissue Constructs

E. Kniazeva, M. Kotlarchyk, E. Botvinick, A. J. Putnam;

Univ. of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA.


Direct and Indirect Osteogenic Differentiation of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells by Surface Microtopography and Surface Energy

Z. Schwartz 1, R. Olivares-Navarrete 1, S. Hyzy1, C. Erdman1, M. Wieland2, B. D. Boyan1;

1 Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2 Inst. Straumann, Basel, SWITZERLAND.


Voltage-Time Dependent Morphological Response of MC3T3 Pre-Osteoblast Cells on Ti6Al4V due to Electrochemical Stimulation

S. Sivan, S. Kaul, J. L. Gilbert;

Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, NY.


The role of substrate stiffness on oligodendrocyte precursor cell growth in vitro

X. Li 1, C. Brunson 2, N. Zhang1, G. D. Prestwich3, X. Wen1;

1 Clemson Univ., Charleston, SC, 2 Academic Magnet High Sch., Charleston, SC, 3 Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.

Urological Tissue Engineering and Biomaterials


Novel Biodegradable, Elastic Polymer enabled Biomimetic Urinary Bladder

S. Banda, Y. Zhang, S. Kanakia, J. Yang, Y-t. Kim;

Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.


Urinary Bladder Regeneration Utilizing Bone Marrow Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cell Seeded Elastomeric poly(1,8-octanediol-co-citrate) Based Thin Films

P. Hota 1, D. J. Matoka 2, N. J. Fuller2, D. A. Harrington1, E. Y. Cheng2, A. K. Sharma1;

1 Northwestern Univ. Feinberg Sch. of Med., Chicago, IL, 2 Children's Mem. Hosp., Chicago, IL.


Bioactive Bladder Tissue Adhesive

E. Cho, J. Nagatomi, J. Lee, K. Webb;

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC.


3D Hydrogel and Cyclic Tensile Stress Bioreactor to Study Phenotypic Shifts in Bladder Smooth Muscle cells

B. Fleishman, J. Nagatomi;

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC.


A Preliminary Study of a Partially Resorbable Mesh During in vitro Degradation

L. L. Edgar, M. Deng, G. Chen;

Ethicon, Inc., Somerville, NJ.


Stress Relaxation Properties of Synthetic Composite with Small Intestinal Submucosa

S. V. Madihally, R. D. Mirani, J. P. Pratt;

Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK.