Con-current Rapid Fire Sessions 1 & 2

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Engineering Materials for Medical Use: The New, the Improved, and the Coated


Polymer, Process and Design Elements of a Balloon Expandable Bioabsorbable Drug Eluting Stent

V. Davé1, D. Overaker2, R. Donovan1, R. Falotico1;

1Cordis Corp., Warren, NJ, 2Ethicon, Somerville, NJ.


Tailoring Degradation Rate and Mechanical Properties of Poly(β-amino ester)s for Cardiovascular Therapies

D. Safranski1, D. Weiss2, J. B. Clark2, W. R. Taylor2, K. Gall1;

1Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA.


In vitro Biostability of Segmented Polyisobutylene-Based Thermoplastic Polyurethanes

D. Cozzens1, U. Ojha1, P. Kulkarni1, R. Faust1, S. Desai2;

1Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, 2Boston Scientific Corp., St. Paul, MN.


Biostable Multiblock Thermoplastic Polyurethanes Incorporating Poly(ε-caprolactone) and Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS)

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

BioMed. and Chemical Engineering, Syracuse, NY.


Biointegrative & Biodurable Reticulated Elastomeric Matrix for Intra-cranial Aneurysm Therapy

A. Datta;

Biomerix, Somerset, NJ.


Next Generation Antibacterial Vascular Closure Device

V. Davé1, H. Scalzo2, J. Fischer2, R. Falotico1, C. Rogers1;

1Cordis Corp., Warren, NJ, 2Ethicon Inc., Somerville, NJ.


Lysine-poly(HEMA) modified polyurethane surface with high lysine density and fibrinolytic activity

H. Chen1, S. Wang1, D. Li1, J. L. Brash2;

1State Key Lab. of Advanced Technology for Materials Synthesis and Processing, Wuhan Univ. of Technology, Wuhan, CHINA, 2Sch. of BioMed. Engineering, McMaster Univ., Hamilton, ON, CANADA.


Stimuli-Responsive and Tunable-Bioadhesive Hydrogels of Nonionic Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Containing Zwitterionic Polysulfobetaine

Y. Chang;

Chung Yuan Christian Univ., Jhong-Li, TAIWAN.


Stability studies of nonfouling surfaces made by plasma discharge coating of FEP

L. Mayorga Szott, T. A. Horbett, B. D. Ratner;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


High Density Lipoprotein enhances Endothelialization of Synthetic Surfaces in vitro and in vivo.

M. L. W. Knetsch, L. H. Koole;

Maastricht Univ., Maastricht, NETHERLANDS.

Biomaterials for Bone Repair


Effect of Architecture on the Long Term In Vivo Degradation of Designed PLLA Porous Scaffolds

E. Saito, Y. Liu, F. Migneco, S. J. Hollister;

Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.


Development of Chitosan-Calcium Phosphate Scaffolds with Increased Degradation for Enhanced Bone Regeneration

B. T. Reves, J. D. Bumgardner, J. Cole, W. O. Haggard;

Univ. of Memphis, Memphis, TN.


In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Absorbable, Self-Setting Composite Adhesive Bone Cement

K. D. Gray, Jr., R. T. Pace, S. W. Shalaby;

Poly-Med, Inc., Anderson, SC.


A Comparison of the Setting, Exotherm and Antibacterial Properties of a Zinc based Glass Polyalkenoate Cement with a Commercial Bone Cement

A. W. Wren, Jr.1, M. R. Towler1, D. Boyd2;

1Alfred Univ., Alfred, NY, 2Cork Inst. of Technology, Cork, IRELAND.


Changing the Mechanical Properties of PMMA Bone Cement with Nano and Micro Particles

R. F. Pinto, L. D. T. Topoleski;

Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD 21250, MD.


Chitosan and Interleukin-12 Enhance the Antigen-Specific T-Cell Response of a Protein-Based Vaccine

M. J. Heffernan, D. A. Zaharoff, J. Schlom, J. W. Greiner;

Natl. Cancer Inst., Bethesda, MD.


Microporous Alendronate-Conjugated Fibrinogen Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering

E. Lih1, Y. Joung1, Y-P. Yun2, S. Kim2, I. Kwon2, K. Park1;

1Ajou Univ., Suwon, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF, 2Kyung Hee Univ., Seoul, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF.


In vitro Evaluation of Carbohydrate Decorated-Hydrogels for Oral Protein Delivery

M. A. Phillips, N. A. Peppas;

The Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX.


Electrospun Silk Material Systems for Wound Healing

S. P. McCarthy1, S. E. Wharram1, X. Zhang2, D. Kaplan2;

1Univ. of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, MA, 2Tufts Univ., Medford, MA.


Structure-Function Relationship of Meta-Kerateine Biomaterials Derived from Human Hair

J. G. Rouse, R. C. de Guzman, M. E. Van Dyke;

Wake Forest Inst. for Regenerative Med., Winston-Salem, NC.