Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session II

Biomaterials and Microscale Technologies for Biomedical Applications I (General Session)


Laser Alignment of Adult Myocytes on Agarose Gel

R. K. Pirlo1, K. Mills2, M. R. Zile2, C. F. Baicu2, B. Z. Gao1;
1Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.


Poly(diol citrate) nanocomposites with enhanced mechanical properties for soft tissue engineering

A. R. Webb, V. A. Kumar, G. A. Ameer;
Northwestern University, Evanston, IL.


Selective Adhesion of Primary Neurons and Schwann Cells on Carbon Nanotube/Polycarbonate Urethane Surfaces

D. Khang, J. Bruder, D. Hoffman-Kim, T. Webster;
Brown University, Providence, RI.


Biological Damage Encountered through Inkjet Printing

C. C. Cook, R. Saunders, B. Derby;
The University of Manchester, Manchester, UNITED KINGDOM.


Modifications of the PEGDA hydrogels to regulate endothelial angiogenesis and vasculogenesis

J. J. Moon, S-H. Lee, M. S. Hahn, B. A. Nsiah, J. L. West;
Rice University, Houston, TX.


Preparation of multifuctional nanofibrous scaffold for tissue engineering

H. Wang;
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.


Two Photon Induced Polymerization of Microstructured Medical Devices

R. Narayan;
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC.


Microfluidic bioreactors as tools for monitoring cell microenvironment

M. A. Acosta, Y. Kostov, J. B. Leach;
University of Maryland-Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD.

Cell Function on Biomaterial Gradients and Arrays (Symposium)


Biology Inspired Design for Guided Axon Growth

M. S. Shoichet, L. Yu, T. Kapur, M. MacSween, K. Moore, X. Cao;
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CANADA.


A Systematic Approach to Bioprinting Growth Factor Gradients and Interpreting Cell Responses

E. D. Miller, K. Li, L. E. Weiss, L. M. Walker, T. Kanade, P. G. Campbell;
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.


Polymeric Combinatorial Scaffold Libraries for Screening
Cell-Biomaterial Interactions

Y. Yang1, M. L. Becker1, J. Kohn2, C. G. Simon, Jr.1;
1NIST, Gaithersburg, MD, 2New Jersey Center for Biomaterials,Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ.



W. M. Reichert, J. T. Smith;
Duke University, Durham, NC.


Profiling cell-biomaterial interactions via high content imaging on roughness gradients of polymer blends

E. Liu1, M. Treiser1, H. Patel1, R. A. Dubin1, M. L. Becker2, J. Kohn1, P. V. Moghe1;
1Rutgers University, Piscataway, NJ, 2National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.


Combinatorial Investigation of Osteoblast Response to Nano- and Microstructured Biomaterials

G. Wingkono, C. Meredith, J. Su;
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


Cell Adhesion Guidance by Plasma Polymer Gradients

M. Zelzer;
University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UNITED KINGDOM.

Tissue Engineered Products for Clinical Applications II (General Session)


Does the surface on which a macrophage differentiates determine its subsequent form and degradative function?

M. B. Ariganello1, J. M. Lee1, R. S. Labow2;
1Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, CANADA, 2University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, CANADA.


Pre-Seeding Bone Marrow Cells-Derived Endothelial Cells Promotes in vivo Osteogenesis of Bone Substitutes

H. Yu, B. Wu, L. Mayton, Z. Song, P. H. Wooley, S-Y. Yang;
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.


Application of Polyphenol (EGCG) Storage Solution to Cold Preservation of Osteochondral Tissues

Kyoto University, Kyoto, JAPAN.


Notch Signaling Biomaterials: Efficient Intracellular Signaling and T cell Differentiation from Stem Cells

S. Z. Taqvi, J. Chang, R. Jyothindran, E. Dawson, K. Roy;
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


The Intrinsic Durability of the Aortic Valve Extracellular Matrix

E. M. Joyce, J. Liao, M. Sacks;
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Subcutaneous transplantation of autologous oral mucosal epithelial cell sheets fabricated with temperature-responsive culture dishes

H. Obokata1, M. Yamato2, S. Tsuneda1, T. Okano2;
1Waseda University, Shinjuku, JAPAN, 2Tokyo Women's Medical University, Shinjuku, JAPAN.


Orbital Floor Regeneration Using Cyclic Acetal Hydrogels

M. W. Betz1, J. F. Caccamese2, D. P. Coletti2, J. J. Sauk2, J. P. Fisher1;
1University of Maryland, College Park, MD, 2University of Maryland Dental School, Baltimore, MD.


Biomaterials for Tissue Engineering with Control of Dendritic Cell Phenotype

J. Park, J. E. Babensee;
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.

Drug/biomedical Device Combination Products I (General Session)


Bioactivity of TGF-Beta1 and PDGF-BB Released from PEGylated Fibrin Gels

C. T. Drinnan, E. L. Mosier, L. J. Suggs;
University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


Preferential Partition of Paclitaxel in PEG /PLGA blends and its release visualized by coherent anti-Stokes Raman scattering microscopy

E. Kang, J. Robinson, J-X. Cheng, K. Park;
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.


Bloodcompatibilty of Slipskin® and ptfe coated guidewires

Y. B. J. Aldenhoff;
University of Maastricht, Maastricht, THE NETHERLANDS.


Calcium Phosphate Cements Loaded With Proton Pump Inhibitors as Novel Bone Substitute Biomaterials

M. V. F. Araujo;
University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, CANADA.


Controlled Release of Silver Ions from an Electrochemically Deposited Hydroxyapatite Coating

Y. Ghani, M. Coathup, A. Unnithan, K. Hing, G. Blunn;
University College London, London, UNITED KINGDOM.


Mathematical Modeling of Cardiovascular Drug Delivery

S. Prabhu, S. Hossainy;
Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA.


Dacron vascular graft impregnated with connective tissue growth factor

O. Moloye, G. Schultz, W. A. Lee, C. Batich;
University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.


Preservation of Platelet Count and Function in Extracorporeal Circulation via In Situ Nitric Oxide Generation at Polymer/Blood Interface

Y. Wu, N. G. Lafayette, W. Cha, M. C. Frost, R. H. Bartlett, M. E. Meyerhoff;
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, MI.

Nano and Microparticulate Drug Delivery (Symposium)


Nanoparticles for treatment of cancer

M. Saltzman; Yale University, New Haven, CT.


A New Predictive Model for Drug Release Based on Void Growth and Coalescence: Training and Verification

S. N. Rothstein, W. J. Federspiel, S. R. Little;
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Photothermal ablation of tumor vasculature via VEGFr targeted nanoshells

A. R. Lowery, N. J. Halas, J. L. West;
Rice University, Houston, TX.


In vitro evaluation of immune activation by novel biodegradable polymer adjuvants

M. P. Torres, J. Wilson, S. Lopac, M. Modest, M. Wannemuehler, S. K. Mallapragada, B. Narasimhan;
Iowa State University, Ames, IA.


Microsphere Mediated Delivery of Differentiation Factors for Directed Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation

R. L. Carpenedo, R. A. Marklein, T. C. McDevitt;
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


Sustained Delivery of Novel Polymer/DNA Complexes from their Self-Assembled Injectable Gels

A. Agarwal1, R. C. Unfer2, S. K. Mallapragada1;
1Iowa State University, Ames, IA, 2Iowa Cancer Research Foundation, Urbandale, IA.


Injectable controlled delivery system for adipogenesis of adipose derived stem cells

A. J. DeFail1, J. Rubin1, N. Rajendran2, K. G. Marra1;
1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA.

Nanoparticles for Imaging and Drug Delivery (General Session)


Evaluation of Gold / Gold-Sulfide nanoparticles for use in photothermal ablation cancer therapy.

A. M. Gobin, E. M. Watkins, J. L. West;
Rice University, Houston, TX.


In Vivo Real-Time Bioimaging of Hyaluronic Acid Derivatives Using Quantum Dots

S. Hahn, J. Kim, H. Kang;
Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, REPUBLIC OF KOREA.


Targeted Multifunctional Quantum dot™ Nanoparticles for ex vivo Cancer Diagnostics

E. Haglund;
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.


Functionalized Gold Nanorods: Dual Confocal Receptor-Specific Contrast and Thermal Therapy Agents

K. C. L. Black, IV1, N. Kirkpatrick2, L. Xu2, J. Vagner2, R. Gillies2, U. Utzinger2, M. Romanowski2;
1Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.


Functionalized Gold Nanoparticles as a Damage Specific Contrast Agent for Bone

Z. Zhang, R. D. Ross, R. K. Roeder;
University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN.


Synthesis and Applications of New Contrast Agents for In Vivo Cell Tracking

Y. Tachibana;
National Cardiovascular Center Research Institute, Osaka, JAPAN.


Effective Bone Regeneration by Sustained Delivery of BMP-2 via Functional Nanoparticle-Fibrin Gel Complex

G. Tae1, Y-I. Chung1, K-M. Ahn2, S-H. Jeon3, S-Y. Lee1, J-H. Lee3;
1Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology, Gwangju, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, 2Ulsan University, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, 3Seoul National University, Seoul, REPUBLIC OF KOREA.


In Vitro Gene Delivery Using Polyethylene Glycol Based Vehicles Coupled to Endosomal Escape Peptides

N. M. Moore, T. R. Barbour, S. E. Sakiyama-Elbert;
Washington University St. Louis, St. Louis, MO.