Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session 4

Cardiovascular Biomaterials 1


Design of a Novel Curved Tube Flow-Stretch-Flexure Bioreactor for Mechanistic Studies in Heart Valve Tissue Engineering

S. Ramaswamy, S. Boronyak, D. Schmidt, M. S. Sacks;



In Vivo Assessment of Electrospun Vascular Scaffolds: A Feasibility Study

B. W. Tillman1, S. K. Yazdani1, S. Lee1, R. L. Geary1, A. Atala1, J. J. Yoo1;

1Wake Forest Inst. for Regenerative Med., Winston-Salem, NC, 1Wake Forest Univ. Sch. of Med., Winston-Salem, NC.


Layer-by-Layer Assembly with Combined Nitric Oxide Generation and Surface Immobilized Heparin -- A Universal Anti-Thrombotic Coating for Biomedical Implants

J. Yang, S. Mirkazemi, M. E. Meyerhoff;

Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.


Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) Suppresses Enzymatic Degradation of Multiblock Polyurethanes Based on Poly(ε-caprolactone): From Biodegradable to Biostable

J. Wu, X. Gu, P. T. Mather;

Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, NY.


Microphase Seperation and Biostability of Polydimethylsiloxane-Based Polyurethanes with Varying Hard Segment Content

T. Choi1, J. Weksler1, A. Padsalgikar1, J. Runt1;

1The Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA, 1AorTech Biomaterials, Scoresby, AUSTRALIA.


Novel Urethane bond doped polyesters for cardiovascular tissue engineering

Y. Zhang;

Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.

Computational Modeling


Modeling the formation of poly(ethylene glycol) microspheres above the lower critical solution temperature

D. L. Elbert, M. D. Nichols, E. A. Scott;

Washington Univ., St. Louis, MO.


Nutrient Consumption Characteristics in Large Flow-through Bioreactors for Tissue Engineering

S. V. Madihally, M. Devarapalli, D. V. Dhane;

Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK.


Modeling Degradation of Bioabsorbable Polymers and Devices

J. Pan;

Univ. of Leicester, Leicester, UNITED KINGDOM.


Strain Transduction in Cells Seeded on a Scaffold Exposed to Uni-Axial Stretching: A Three-Dimensional Finite Element Study

A. R. Bonivtch1, J. T. Mathis1, M. E. Van Dyke1;

1Wake Forest Inst. for Regenerative Med., Winston-Salem, NC, 1Southwest Res. Inst., San Antonio, TX.


Development of a Molecular Mechanics Model for Chloride-Doped Polypyrrole

J. M. Fonner, C. E. Schmidt, P. Ren;

Univ. of Texas, Austin, TX.


Simulation of Tissue Compression Indicates Safeguard Device Does Not Occlude Femoral Artery

W. J. Kelly1, B. Leschinsky1;

1Mechanical Solutions, Inc., Whippany, NJ, 1Datascope Corp., Montvale, NJ.

Dental/Craniofacial Materials


Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)-enriched Alginate Hydrogel Promotes Angiogenesis of Dental Pulp-Derived Cells

H. H. Lu;

Columbia Univ., New York, NY.


Conversion-dependent stress relaxation in dental resins and composites

P. Shah1, J. Garcia1, Z. Lakeman1, A. Plaseied1, S. Newman1, J. W. Stansbury1;

1Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 1Sch. of Dental Med., Univ. of Colorado, Aurora, CO, 1Univ. of Colorado, Denver, CO.


Evaluation of a Microparticle-based Intra-articular Controlled Release System in the Rat Temporomandibular Joint

P. M. Mountziaris1, P. R. Kramer1, A. G. Mikos1;

1Rice Univ., Houston, TX, 1Texas A&M Hlth.Sci. Ctr., Baylor Coll. of Dentistry, Dallas, TX.


Gingival Osteoblast Co-culture Response to Surface Modified Titanium Implants

A. Satsangi1, J. Hernandez1, J. L. Ong1, S. Oh1, J. Stmad1, M. Appleford1;

1Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, 1LASAK Ltd, Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC.


Water absorption and wetting properties of dentin adhesives with a urethane-based branched methacrylate

P. Spencer1, Q. Ye1, J. Park1, E. M. Topp1, X. Yao1, E. L. Nalvarte1, Y. Wang1, B. S. Bohaty1, A. Misra1;

1Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City, Kansas City, MO.


Structural and Polymerization Characteristics of Hydroxyapatite-Impregnated Organophosphate Dental Resin

Q. Ye, J. Park, A. Misra, E. M. Topp, P. Spencer;

Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, KS.

Medical Devices based on SIBS-type Biomaterials (Symposia)


SIBS: Past - Present - Future

J. P. Kennedy;

The Universty of Akron, Akron, PR.


Effect of Drug Loading and Polymer Chemistry on the Structure Formation of Drug-Polymer Coatings: Experiments and Simulations

M. K. McDermott, C-S. Kim, D. M. Saylor, D. V. Patwardhan, S. K. Pollack;

FDA, Silver Spring, MD.


Alternative to Silicone Rubber: Realizing Promises

G. Lim1, E. Foreman-Orlowski1, J. E. Puskas1, M. Evancho-Chapman1, S. Valente1, C. Hart-Spicer1, S. P. Schmidt1;

1Dept. of Polymer Sci., Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH, 1Div. of Surgicial Res., Akron City Hosp., Akron, OH.


SIBS-based Devices for Islet Transplantation

M. Orozco1, A. Brady1, N. Kenyon1, L. Pinchuk1, C. Ricordi1, A. Pileggi1, C. Stabler1;

1Innovia LLC, Miami, FL, 1Univ. of Miami, Miami, FL.


Proliferation of Aortic Adventitial Fibroblasts on Three Novel Polyisobutylene (PIB)-based Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPES)

J. E. Puskas1, L. G. Munoz-Robledo1, S. E. Porosky1, M. Evancho-Chapman1, S. P. Schmidt1;

1Dept. of Polymer Sci., Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH, 1Div. of Surgicial Res., Akron City Hosp., Akron, OH.

Novel Techniques for Processing of Ceramics, Metal and Composite Biomaterials


Structural Characterization and Nanomechanical Evaluation of Hydroxyapatite Coatings on Ultrafine Grained Titanium via Low Temperature Thermal Processes

K. L. Calvert;

Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN.


Mechanical Properties of a Hydoxyapatite-Collagen Composite

R. F. Banglmaier, P. J. VandeVord;

Wayne State Univ., Detroit, MI.


Effects of Fuel Ratio on the Biomimitic Properties of Multiphasic Calcium Phosphate Created via Auto-Ignition Combustion Synthesis (AICS)

N. L. Vollmer1, M. Godek1, K. King1, R. Ayers1;

1Colorado Sch. of Mines, Golden, CO, 1Covidien, North Haven, CT, 1Univ. of Colorado Hlth.Sci. Ctr. Dept. of Orthopedics, Denver, CO.


Low Magnetic Susceptibility Zr-Nb Alloys to Prevent Artifacts in MRI

T. Hanawa, N. Nomura, Y. Tanaka, R. Kondo, Y. Tsutsumi, H. Doi;

Tokyo Med. and Dental Univ., Tokyo, JAPAN.


Characterization of High Temperature Treated UHMWPE

S. T. Lin1, D. C. Sun1, I. Liu1, C-W. Liao1, J. Steffens1, T. Lance1;

1Exactech, Gainesville, FL, 1Taiwan Scientific Corp., Taipei, TAIWAN, 1Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL.


In vitro Characteristics of Self Assembled Polycaprolactone Matrices in Aqueous Media

S. V. Madihally, S. Pok, P. Iyer;

Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK.

Smart (Bio)Polymer Delivery Systems for Biologics


Effect of Entrapped Drug on the Micellization Behavior of a Thermosensitive Graft Copolymer

L-Q. Wang, Sr.1, S. Tan, Sr.1, H. Jiang, Sr.1, K. Tu1, H. Wang, Sr.1, D. Liu1;

1zhejiang Univ., Hangzhou, CHINA, 1Zhejiang Univ., Hangzhou, CHINA.


Resensitizing multidrug resistant cells to doxorubicin through plk1 knockdown using a novel pH-responsive micelle siRNA delivery system

D. S. W. Benoit, S. M. Henry, A. S. Hoffman, P. S. Stayton;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


The Development of Oral Drug Delivery Systems Using PEGylated Insulin

M. A. Kanzelberger, N. A. Peppas;

Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


Formulation Of A Hierarchically Designed Peptide Nucleic Acid Based DNA Delivery Construct

P. G. Millili, U. P. Naik, M. O. Sullivan;

Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE.


Development of Polymeric Carrier Systems with Multiple Burst Release Potential for Treatment of Osteoarthritis

T. Jiang, R. Rosenberger, G. Call, J. Gao, J. Yao;

Zimmer Orthobiologics, Inc., Austin, TX.


Effective Intracellular Delivery of an Anti-Cancer Peptide via a RAFT-Synthesized Polymer Conjugate

C. L. Duvall, A. J. Convertine, D. S. W. Benoit, A. S. Hoffman, P. S. Stayton;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.