Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session V

Biomaterials and Microscale Technologies for Biomedical Applications II (General Sesssion)


Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation, Differentiation, and Mineralization on 3-dimensional Nano Hydroxyapatite-Polymeric Composite Scaffolds for Tissue Regeneration

Q. Lv, C. T. Laurencin;
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.


Changes in cytoskeletal structure and viscoelastic properties of hMSC induced by nanotopography

E. K. F. Yim, E. M. Darling, S. Zauscher, F. Guilak, K. W. Leong;
Duke University, Durham, NC.


Biodegradable Composite Scaffolds Produced by Selective Laser Sintering

M. Wang, W. Zhou, W. Cheung;
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HONG KONG.


Microfabricated Polymer Scaffolds for Spatially Patterned Multi-lineage Differentiation of Stem Cells

G. Mapili, L. Nguyen, M. Kim, J. Rytlewski, Y. Lu, S. Chen, K. Roy;
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


Nanofibrous Membranes Consisting of Aligned Fibers and Multilayered Structures for Tissue Engineering Applications

H. Tong, M. Wang;
The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HONG KONG.


Patterned Surface Immobilization of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor to Promote Endothelial Cell Tubulogenesis

J. E. Leslie, J. L. West;
Rice University, Houston, TX.

Biological Modification of Cardiovascular Biomaterials for Medical Devices: Translation from the Laboratory to the Clinic (Symposium)


The Application of Bioinspired Surface Treatments to Cardiovascular Biomaterials: In Vitro and In Vivo

B. Ratner;
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


A novel biomimetic peptide fluorosurfactant polymer engineered for endothelial cell-selective adhesion to ePTFE

C. C. Larsen1, F. Kligman2, R. E. Marchant1, K. Kottke-Marchant2;
1Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, 2Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH.


Increasing the rate of endothelial cell migration on RGD/PEG materials without compromising cell adhesion strength

D. L. Elbert, B. K. Wacker, E. A. Scott;
Washington University, St. Louis, MO.


Vascular Substitutes with Physiologic Compliance and Co-expression of Elastin and Collagen

J. Gao, P. M. Crapo, A. E. Ensley, R. M. Nerem, Y. Wang;
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


Penta-Galloyl Glucose Stabilizes Elastin and Reduces Calcification in Bioprosthetic Heart Valves

J. C. Isenburg1, A. Greer1, B. C. Starcher2, N. R. Vyavahare1, D. T. Simionescu1;
1Clemson University, Clemson, SC, 2University of Texas Health Center at Tyler, Tyler, TX.

Drug/biomedical Device Combination Products II (General Session)


Analysis of the heparin coating of an EXCOR® Ventricular Assist Device after 855 days in a patient

J. Riesenfeld1, D. Ries2, R. Hetzer3;
1Carmeda AB, Upplands Väsby, SWEDEN, 2Berlin Heart AG, Berlin, GERMANY, 3Deutsches Herzzentrum Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY.


Histological Evaluation of a Calcium Phosphate / DBM Composite Cement in a Sheep Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Model

A. D. Rosenberg1, A. Tofighi1, M. Aiolova1, L. Gillès de Pélichy1, D. Egan1, H. B. Seim, III2, A. S. Turner2;
1ETEX Corporation, Cambridge, MA, 2Veterinary Medical Center, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO.


Antimicrobial Absorbable Multifilament Braided Sutures: A Preliminary Report

S. D. Nagatomi, P. L. Tate, D. E. Linden, M. A. Hucks, S. W. Shalaby;
Poly-Med, Inc., Anderson, SC.


Functionalization of Titania Nanotube Arrays for Therapeutic Drug Delivery

C. YAO, T. Webster, Jr.;
Brown University, Providence, RI.


Primary Hepatocyte Culture on Polymeric Microsphere Scaffold with Human Hepatocyte Growth Factor Release

X. Zhu, Y. Tong;
National University of Singapore, 4 Engineering Drive 4, SINGAPORE.


Effects of a mixture of growth factors and serum proteins on human osteogenic cell cultures

P. Tambasco de Oliveira;
University of Sao Paulo, Ribeirao Preto, BRAZIL.

Regenerative Medicine and Clinical Translation II (Symposium)


Acellular matrices derived from embryonic stem cells for wound healing applications

R. Nair, S. Shukla, A. Ngangan, T. C. McDevitt;
Georgia Tech / Emory, Atlanta, GA.


Immediate shape-retentive wound dressings formed in situ using hydrogel nanoparticle powders

J. V. St. John1, S. A. Brown2, B. C. Ponder1, L. Waller1, D. Noble3, D. A. Hatef3;
1ULURU Inc., Addison, TX, 2University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dalla, TX, 3University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX.


Novel composite scaffold for the engineering of hallow organs and tissues

D. Eberli, J. Yoo, A. Atala;
Wake Forest University School of Medicine, Winston Salem, NC.


Biocompatibility of Zn-Containing Sol-Gel Derived Glasses in a Murine Wound Model

D. B. Jaroch, L. K. Miller, A. M. Raehl, S. E. Gibbs, K. K. McKeown, J. Goldman, D. C. Clupper;
Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI.


Study of the in vivo degradation of polyurethanes 3D foams in the rat animal model

S. Farè1, S. Bertoldi1, M. Moscatelli1, A. Addis2, M. Campagnol2, F. Vitari3, C. Domeneghini3, M. C. Tanzi1;
1Politecnico di Milano, MILANO, ITALY, 2CRABCC University of Milano, MILANO, ITALY, 3Dept VSTFS, University of Milano, MILANO, ITALY.


The Effects of Growth Factors on Embryonic Stem Cell Differentiation inside of Fibrin Scaffolds

S. M. Willerth, S. E. Sakiyma-Elbert;
Washington University in St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO.

Translational Research in Nanomedicine: It Is Happening Now (Symposium)


Securing FDA Approval and Commercializing a “Nanomedical Device”

E. Ahn;
Angstrom Medica, Woburn, MA.


A Nanoscale Membrane Oxygenator: Rationale, Design and Preliminary findings

R. C. Eberhart1, K. Ambravaneswaran2, B. Thomes2, J. Wright2, C. Chapman2, Z. Celik-Butler2, C. Chuong2, R. Billo2, R. Timmons2;
1University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, 2University of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.


In Vitro Evaluation of Biomimetic Nanofiber-Based Scaffolds for Rotator Cuff Repair

K. L. Moffat1, J. P. Spalazzi1, S. B. Doty2, W. N. Levine1, H. H. Lu1;
1Columbia University, New York, NY, 2Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY.


Long term patency and transmural endothelialisation of small caliber microporous compliant vascular bypass grafts manufactured from poly(carbonate-urea) urethane incorporating polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane pendant nanocage within its hard segment in an ovine model

S. Sarkar, G. Hamilton, A. M. Seifalian;
Royal Free and University College Medical School, London, UNITED KINGDOM.


A poly(butyl methacrylate-co-methacrylic acid) tissue engineering scaffold with proangiogenic potential in vivo

Mark J. Butler, Michael V. Sefton.
Department of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON Canada

Self-Assembling Biomaterials (Symposium)


Temperature Triggered Self-Assembly of Elastin Like Polypeptides

A. Chilkoti, M. Dreher, A. Simnick, A. MacKay;
Duke University, Durham, NC.


Dynamic hydrogels based on changes in nanoscale protein assembly

W. L. Murphy1, M. Mrksich2;
1University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.


Layer-by-layer Assembly of PEG-rich, Nano-thin, Conformal Coatings for Intraportal Islet Transplantation

J. T. Wilson1, W. Cui2, E. L. Chaikof1;
1Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University, Atlanta, GA, 2Emory University, Atlanta, GA.


3-Dimensional Artificial Blood Vessel Architectures by Layer-by-Layer Technique

M. Matsusaki, K. Kadowaki, M. Akashi;
Osaka University, Osaka, JAPAN.


Layer-by-layer films containing plasmid DNA and reducible TAT polypeptide

J. L. Blacklock;
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI.