Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session VI

Advances in Biomaterials Science: A Symposium by the Leaders of Biomaterials


Nanotechnology and Intelligent Response: What Have They Done for Biomaterials Lately?

N. A. Peppas;
The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


Heart Valve Tissue Engineering and Regeneration: A Pathologist's Point of View

F. J. Schoen;
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.


Blood-Material Interactions of Polyurethanes

S. L. Cooper;
The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.


Surgical Adhesion Prevention: Current Therapies and Beyond

A. J. Coury;
Genzyme Corporation, Cambridge, MA.


Bioactive Ceramics and Glasses: Reactivity, Biological Effects and Tissue Engineering Use

P. Ducheyne;
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Challenges in Spinal Repair and Regeneration

A. J. T. Clemow;
Nexgen Spine, Inc., Whippany, NJ.

Surface Modification and Characterization of Biomaterials II (General Session)


Polyethylene glycol-based Microgel Coatings Reduce Leukocyte Adhesion In Vivo

A. W. Bridges, N. Singh, K. L. Burns, J. E. Babensee, L. A. Lyon, A. J. García;
Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


Characterization of a Decorin Surface Coating for Reduction of Fibrous Encapsulation Around Implants

M. L. Sylvester, B. D. Ratner;
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Micropatterned Interfacial Polymer Layers for Directing Cellular Response

N. M. Shah, A. T. Metters;
Clemson University, Clemson, SC.


Versatile Gradient Substrates for 'Click' Biofunctionalization

N. D. Gallant, K. A. Lavery, E. J. Amis, M. L. Becker;
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD.


The effect RGD ligand density on macrophage inflammatory and matrix remodeling response

A. S. Chung;
University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.


Biofunctional Star PEG Coatings on 3 Dimensional Polyvinylidene fluoride Scaffolds for Specific
Cell Adhesion

D. Klee, J. Heuts, J. Salber, J. Groll, M. Möller;
RWTH Aachen University, Aachen, GERMANY.


RGDC peptide immobilization on titanium nitride-coated Nitinol surface enhances osteprogenitor cell attachment

G. Zorn1, R. Adadi2, I. Gotman1, E. Y. Gutmanas1, C. N. Sukenik2;
1Technion, Haifa, ISRAEL, 2Bar-Ilan University, Ramat-Gan, ISRAEL.


Covalent Attachment of Self-Assembled Peptide Amphiphile Nanofibers to Metallic Implant Surfaces

T. D. Sargeant1, S. I. Stupp1, M. S. Rao2, C-Y. Koh1;
1Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2Morton Grove Pharmaceuticals, Morton Grove, IL.

Implant Pathology SIG and Dental Craniofacial SIG (General Session)


Integrin linked kinase production prevents anoikis in human mesenchymal stem cells

M. C. Tripodi1 D. S. W. Benoit1, J. O. Blanchette2, S. J. Langer1, L. A. Leinwand1, K. S. Anseth1;
1University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Boulder, CO.



A. Reddy, M. S. Caicedo, I. Samee, J. J. Jacobs, N. J. Hallab;
Rush University Medical Center, Chicago, IL.


Effect of a Fatty Acid Based Coated Mesh Material on Visceral Adhesion Formation and Tenacity

J. F. Ferraro1, P. Martakos1, T. Karwoski1, S. K. Williams2, L. B. Kleinert2;
1Atrium Medical Corporation, Hudson, NH, 2University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.


The Effect of Chemically Crosslinking SIS-ECM Scaffold Materials on the Macrophage Phenotype

J. E. Valentin, A. M. Stewart-Akers, A. Ravindra, S. F. Badylak;
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Tooth attachment in a Narwhal (Monodon monoceros) compared to a Human (Homo sapien)

S. P. Ho1, N. Eidelman2, F. C. Eichmiller3, N. T. Martin4, S. J. Marshall1, G. W. Marshall1;
1University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 2National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, 3Delta Dental of Wisconsin, Stevens Point, WI, 4Harvard University, Boston, MA.


Handling and mechanical properties of collagen -brushite composite

K. Balamurugan1, J. Barralet1, C. Doillon2, U. Gbureck3;
1McGill University, Montreal, PQ, CANADA, 2Laval University, Quebec, PQ, CANADA, 3University of Wurzburg, Wurzburg, GERMANY.


Co-cultivation of oral keratinocytes and osteoblast-like cells on different carriers

R. Glaum1, M. Wiedmann-Al-Ahmad2, U. Huebner2, N-C. Gellrich1, R. Schmelzeisen2;
1Medical University of Hannover, Hannover, GERMANY, 2University of Freiburg, Freiburg, GERMANY.

Biomimetics and Nanoscience: Advances in Protein/peptide-based Biomaterials (Symposium)


Molecular Biomimetics: Genome-based Materials and Systems for Technology and Medicine

M. Sarikaya;
University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Modification of 3D Agarose Gels with Biomimetic Ligands: Influences on Mesenchymal Progenitor Cells

J. T. Connelly, T. A. Petrie, A. A. Garcia, M. E. Levenston;
Georgia Institute of Technoloy, Atlanta, GA.


Template-Assembly of Collagen-Mimetic Peptides (CMPs) based on Collagen α1(I) 502-507 Ligand Binding Site

S. Khew, Y. Tong;
National University of Singapore, 4 Engineering Drive 4, SINGAPORE.


Synthesis of Artificial Protein Nanopores via Metal-mediated Self-assembly

C. J. Reedy, M. A. Firestone;
Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL.


Integrin Specificity Modulates Implant Osseointegration: Functionalization of Stable Poly(OEGMA) Brush-Coated Ti Implants with FNIII7-10 and RGD

T. A. Petrie, J. E. Raynor, C. D. Reyes, K. L. Burns, D. M. Collard, A. J. Garcia;
georgia institute of technology, atlanta, GA.


Response of Marrow Stromal Cells to Multi-Functional Peptide-Reinforced Cell-Adhesive Nanocomposite Scaffolds

E. Jabbari, A. S. Sarvestani, X. He;
University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC.


Modulus and Proteolytic Resistance of PEGylated Fibrinogen Hydrogel Biomaterials Affects 3-D Smooth Muscle Cell-Mediated Spreading and Remodeling

D. Seliktar, D. Dikovsky;
Technion, Haifa, ISRAEL.

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


PDMS Collagen-GAG Networks with Microvasculature

S. Shaikh, V. Janakiraman, H. Baskaran;
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH.


A role of F-actin and RhoA-Rock signaling in nanotopography-induced cell regulation

E. K. F. Yim, K. W. Leong;
Duke University, Durham, NC.


Regulation of In Vivo Angiogenesis by Heparin-controlled Dual Growth Factor Release from Hyaluronan Hydrogels

R. A. Peattie1, P. W. Fuegy1, C. M. Riley1, S. Cai2, B. Yu2, R. J. Fisher3, M. A. Firpo2, X. Shu2, G. D. Prestwich2;
1Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, 2University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, 3Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.


Direct Fabrication by Manual Brushing of Suspended Microscale Fibers for Cell Culture Scaffolds

Scott M. Berry1, Santosh Pabba3, Jessica L. Fernades3, Jeremy M. Rathfon4, Khaled A. Aamer4, Gregory N. Tew4, Andrea S. Gobin2, Robert W. Cohn3, and Robert S. Keynton1,2
Departments of Mechanical Engineering1, and Bioengineering2, and ElectroOptics Research Institute and Nanotechnology Center3, University of Louisville; Department of Polymer Science4, University of Massachusetts


Spiral Structured Nanofibrous 3D Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering

J. Wang, C. M. Valmikinathan, X. Yu;
Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, NJ.


Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofiber Hydrogels for Inductive Tissue Engineering Applications: Functional Protein Release Kinetics, In-Scaffold Diffusion Mechanisms and Eluted Protein Structure

L. D. Unsworth1, S. Koutsopoulos2, Y. Nagai2, S. Zhang3;
1National Research Council (Canada), Edmonton, AB, CANADA, 2Center for Biomedical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, MA, 3Center for Biomedical Engineering, Cambridge, MA.


Poly-lactic-co-glycolic acid with nano-scale topography influences murine mesenchymal stem cell function and differentiation

L. Smith, E. A. Nauman;
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.


Synthesis and Characterization of Hydrogels Grown on Surfaces by ATRP

H. D Chirra, H. James. Z.;
University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.