Con-current Rapid Fire Sessions 3 & 4

Thursday, April 22, 2010, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Orthopaedic Biomaterials for Bone Repair and Regeneration


Development of Tyrosine-Derived Polycarbonates as Bone Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

J. Kim1, H. Magno2, A. Srinivasan1, S. McBride1, A. Darr2, J. Kohn2, J. Hollinger1;

1Carnegie Mellon Univ., Pittsburgh, PA, 2Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ.


Antimicrobial Hybrid Coatings for External Fixation Pins

J. D. Jarrell, Sr.1, J. R. Morgan2, R. A. Hayda3, C. T. Born3, D. Spenciner1;

1BioIntraface, Inc, Riverside, RI, 2Brown Univ., Providence, RI, 3Rhode Island Hosp., Providence, RI.


Enhancement of Bone Tissue Formation by Alginate Gel-Assisted Cell Seeding into a Porous Ceramic Scaffold

S. J. Florczyk, M. Zhang;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Novel Poly(propylene fumarate) Reinforced Brushite Composites for Bone Repair

D. L. Alge1, T-M. G. Chu2;

1Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN, 2Indiana Univ. Sch. of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN.


Biodegradable Polymer-Magnesium Composite scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering: Effect of Magnesium on Osteoblast Proliferation, Maturation and Mineralization

S. Nukavarapu;

Univ. of Connecticut, Farmington, CT.


The Influence of Locking Mechanism on Screw-Hole Osteolysis and Backside Damage in Long-Term Acetabular Liners Retrieved from Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty

A. Akbari1, M. E. Roy1, L. A. Whiteside2, S. D. Minteer3;

1Missouri Bone & Joint Res. Fndn., St. Louis, MO, 2Missouri Bone & Joint Res. Fndn. and Signal Med. Corp., St. Louis, MO, 3Saint Louis Univ., St. Louis, MO.


Polymerizable Reverse Emulsions as a Mechanically Tunable Biomaterials Platform

G. Nazareth1, C. S. Cohen1, P. Arora1, D. Devore2, P. Ducheyne3;

1Gentis Inc., Wayne, PA, 2Dept. of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ, 3Ctr. for Bioactive Materials and Tissue Engineering, Dept.s of Bioengineering and Orthopeadic Surgery, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Effect of Radiation on Articular Cartilage Mechanical Properties

A. Lindburg, M. Elpers, D. Dean;

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC.


Contemporary Alternatives to Zirconia: Retrieval Analysis of Oxinium and Biolox Delta Femoral Heads

A. N. Sakona1, D. W. MacDonald1, P. Sharma1, F. Medel2, S. Kurtz1;

1Drexel Univ. and Exponent, Philadelphia, PA, 2Univ. of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, SPAIN.


Development of a Biomimetic and Radiopaque Prosthetic Implant for the Nucleus Pulposus

K. Saralidze1, L. A. Smolders2, B. Meij2, L. H. Koole1;

1Maastricht Univ., Maastricht, NETHERLANDS, 2Utrecht Univ., Utrecht, NETHERLANDS.

Modern Tools And Techniques For Biomaterial Synthesis


Immobilization of Enzymes on Nanoparticles for Catalysis in Non-aqueous Media

J. N. Barry;

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC.


Immobilization of Chondroitin Sulfate for the Fabrication of Biomimetic Brush Structures

S. Sarkar1, C. Vroome2, N. Ganesh1, C. Schauer1, M. Marcolongo1;

1Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA, 2Villanova Univeristy, Villanova, PA.


Fabrication and characterization of a graded co-electrospun mesh to mimic the bone-ligament interface

S. Samavedi, A. S. Goldstein, A. W. Morgan;

Virginia Polytechnic Inst. and State Univ., Blacksburg, VA.


Collagen Recognizable Biocompatible Nanogelator for Tissue Engineering

M. Matsusaki1, R. Amekawa1, T. Waku1, Y. Tanaka2, A. Kubota2, K. Nishida2, M. Akashi1;

1Osaka Univ., Osaka, JAPAN, 2Tohoku Univ., Sendai, JAPAN.


Characterization of Ivy Nanoparticle Adhesion Force for Biomedical Applications

L. Xia, S. Lenaghan, M. Zhang, N. Stewart, Jr., J. Burris;

Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.


Direct Cell Writing: Process, Viability and Function

W. Sun, J. Snyder, E. Yildirim;

Drexel Univ., Philadelphia, PA.


A Novel Method for the Synthesis and Manufacture of Photocrosslinkable Polycaprolactone-based Biodegradable 3D Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications

N. J. Castro, M. Cooke;

Univ. of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, TX.


Design, Selective Laser Sintering, Properties and In Vitro Biological Evaluation of Osteoconductive Nanocomposite Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering

B. DUAN, M. Wang;

The Univ. of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HONG KONG.


Laser Direct Writing of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells to Create Precise Patterns

D. T. Corr1, N. R. Schiele1, D. B. Chrisey1, N. Abdul Raof2, Y. Xie2;

1Rensselaer Polytechnic Inst., Troy, NY, 2The Coll. of Nanoscale Sci. and Engineering, Albany, NY.


Laser-Based Rapid Prototyping of Microstructured Medical Devices

R. Narayan1, A. Doraiswamy1, S. Gittard1, A. Ovsianikov2, B. Chichkov2;

1Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC, 2Laser Zentrum Hannover, Hannover, GERMANY.