Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session III

Surface Modification and Characterization of Orthopaedic and Dental Implants at the Nano/Micro Scale for Improved Osseointegration I (Symposium)


Biomimetic Surface Engineering: Where Do We Go From Here?

K. E. Healy;
University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.


Covalently-linked Hyaluronan promotes bone formation around Ti implants in a rabbit model

M. Morra1, C. Cassinelli1, G. Cascardo1, M. Fini2, G. Giavaresi2, R. Giardino2;
1Nobil Bio Ricerche, Villafranca d'Asti, ITALY, 2Istituti Ortopedici Rizzoli, Bologna, ITALY.


Novel Surface Modification of Titanium Implants in Hydrofluoric Acid: Surface Characterisation and in Vivo Performance

S. F. Lamolle, M. Monjo, S. Lyngstadaas, J. Ellingsen, H. J. Haugen;
University of Oslo, Oslo, NORWAY.


Peptide Functionalized Titanium Substrates Differentially Modulate Osteoblast Behavior

B. F. Bell1, M. Schuler2, M. Chervonski1, S. Tosatti2, M. Textor2, Z. Schwartz1, B. D. Boyan1;
1Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2ETH-Zurich, Zurich, SWITZERLAND.


In-Vitro and In-Vivo Studies of Osseointegration on Laser Micro-grooved/RGD Functionalized Ti 6-Al-4V Surfaces

J. Chen1, S. Mwenifumbo1, M. Li2, R. Bly1, M. Saad3, R. Noaman3, M. Marei3, W. O. Soboyejo1;
1Princeton Univ., Princeton, NJ, 2Spectra-Physics, Inc., Montain View, CA, 3Alexandria University, Alexandria, EGYPT.

Cardiovascular Biomaterials SIG (General Session)


Age-related Morphologic Changes in Human Renal Arteries and Their Influence on Mechanical Behavior

Y. Yuan1, T. Topoleski1, W. Mergner2, L. Li3;
1UMBC, Baltimore, MD, 2University of Maryland Medical School, Baltimore, MD, 3Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, Baltimore, MD.


Effects of Glutaraldehyde Fixation and Cyclic Loading on the Thermoelastic Properties of Aortic Heart Valve Leaflets

S. M. Wells1, M. S. Sacks2;
1Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, CANADA, 2University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Improved Glycosaminoglycan Stabilization in Bioprosthetic Heart Valves

D. RAGHAVAN, D. Simionescu, N. Vyavahare;


Glycosaminoglycan Stabilization Reduces Tissue Buckling in Bioprosthetic Heart Valves



In Vitro Studies Of Polydimethylsiloxane Based Polyurethanes: Correlation With Microstructure

R. Hernandez1, J. Weksler2, A. Padsalgikar2, J. Runt1;
1Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, 2AorTech Biomaterials, Melbourne, AUSTRALIA.


Biomechanical Properties of Calf Pericardium

M. Deng, K. Horn;
Ethicon, a Johnson & Johnson Company, Somerville, NJ.

Regenerative Medicine and Clinical Translation I (Symposium)


Strategies for Commericalization of Regenerative Medicine

S. F. Badylak;
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


In vivo functionality of autologous tissue engineered constructs based on SPCL scaffolds cultured with goat marrow cells

M. T. Rodrigues1, M. E. Gomes1, C. A. Viegas2, J. T. Azevedo2, I. R. Dias2, R. L. Reis1;
1University of Minho - 3Bs Research Group, Braga, PORTUGAL, 2University of Tras os Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, PORTUGAL.


Glycerol-based biodegradable polymers and their applications in regenerative medicine

Y. Wang;
Georgia Tech, Atlanta, GA.


Randomized comparative study between buccal mucosa and bladder submucosa matrix grafts in patients with complex urethral strictures

T. AbouShwareb, A. Atala, A. Wahab ElKassaby;
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC.


High Porosity Tissue Engineering Scaffolds By Emulsion Templating

E. Christenson1, W. Soofi1, J. Holmes1, N. Cameron2, A. Mikos1;
1Rice University, Houston, TX, 2University of Durham, Durham, UNITED KINGDOM.

Tissue Engineering SIG (General Session)


A Novel Three-Dimensional Culture System to Study vasculogenesis and Osteogenic Differentiation of BMS Cells

M. T. Valarmathi, J. D. Potts, M. J. Yost, R. L. Goodwin, E. Jabbari;
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.


Controlling the 3D architecture of hydrogel scaffolds for tissue engineering

S. J. Bryant1, D. J. Mortisen2, S. M. LaNasa1, K. D. Hauch2, B. D. Ratner2;
1University of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


In Vivo Evaluation of Heterotypic Cellular Interactions on a Tri-Phasic Scaffold for Soft Tissue-to-Bone Integration

J. P. Spalazzi1, E. Dagher2, S. B. Doty2, X. E. Guo1, S. A. Rodeo2, H. H. Lu1;
1Columbia University, New York, NY, 2Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY.


Calcium and Gap Junction Intercellular Communication Enhance Differentiation of Bone Marrow Stromal Cells

R. A. Rosselló, Z. Wang, P. Krebsbach, D. Kohn;
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.


Development of 3rd generation fibrin delivery systems: recombinant fibrinogen growth factor fusion proteins

L. Yang1, P. Frey2, T. H. Barker3, J. A. Hubbell1;
1Institute of Bioengineering, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND, 2Department of Pediatric Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois Lausanne, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND, 3Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Tech and Emory University, Atlanta, GA.


Controlling MSC behavior on 3D PLLA scaffolds using physical entrapment of functional biomolecules

J. F. Alvarez-Barreto1, P. L. DeAngelis2, V. Sikavitsas1;
1University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, 2University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Oklahoma City, OK.

Ophthalmologic Biomaterials (General Session)


In situ Formation of Copolymeric Hydrogels as Vitreous Substitutes

K. E. Swindle1, P. D. Hamilton2, Y-B. Shui1, D. C. Beebe1, N. Ravi2;
1Washington University, Saint Louis, MO, 2Department of Veterans Affairs, Saint Louis, MO.


Improvement of Hydrogel Stability by O,N Acyl Rearrangement:
A New Approach for Securing Ocular Wounds

M. Wathier, J. Berlin, M. W. Grinstaff;
Boston University, Boston, MA.


A confocal study of the prevention of capsular opacification in lens refilling surgery in rabbits and monkeys

T. G. van Kooten1, S. A. Koopmans1, A. M. M. Hooymans1, H. J. Busscher1, T. Terwee2;
1University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS, 2AMO, Groningen, THE NETHERLANDS.


Bioadhesion Reduction Revealed in Surrogate Tissue-on-Tissue Testing of Ophthalmologic Formulations

R. E. Baier1, A. E. Meyer1, H. Chen2, M. Chowhan2;
1University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2Alcon Research, Ltd., Fort Worth, TX.


Characterization of Poly(2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) Hydrogels for Corneal Grafts

A. M. Oelker, M. W. Grinstaff;
Boston University, Boston, MA.

Toll-like Receptor Interaction with Biomaterial Implants (Symposium)


Toll-Like Receptors and the Host Response to Biomaterials

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


LC/MS identification of 12 intracellular cytoskeletal and inflammatory proteins from monocytes adherent on surface-adsorbed fibronectin-derived peptides

S. Zuckerman, W. J. Kao;
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.


Nanoparticle vaccines: antigen and adjuvant delivery to lymph node dendritic cells

S. T. Reddy1, C. P. O'neil1, V. Angeli2, G. J. Randolph2, E. Simeoni1, M. A. Swartz1, J. A. Hubbell1;
1Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne (EPFL), Lausanne, SWITZERLAND, 2Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY.


The Role of Toll-like Receptor 4 in Biomaterial-induced Dendritic Cell Maturation

T. H. Rogers, J. E. Babensee;
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


Effects of Surface Chemistry and Glycosylation Profiles of Adsorbed Proteins on Dendritic Cell Maturation

S. P. Shankar1, I. Chen1, R. M. Cornelius2, B. G. Keselowsky3, J. L. Brash2, A. J. Garcia3, J. E. Babensee1;
1Wallace H. Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2Department of Chemical Engineering, McMaster University, Hamilton, ON, CANADA, 3George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.