Con-current Rapid Fire Sessions 5 & 6

Friday, April 23, 2010, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Biomimetic Materials for Tissue Engineering


A Quick Biomimetic Method for Hydroxyapatite Coating with Gradient Structure

F. Peng1, M. T. Shaw1, J. R. Olson2, M. Wei1;

1Dept. of Chemical, Materials, and Biomolecular Engineering, Storrs, CT, 2Teleflex Med., Coventry, CT.


Comparison of Ligament Fibroblast Response on PLGA and PCL Nanofiber Scaffolds

S. D. Subramony, M. Tracey, C. Erisken, M. Y. Elasmai, H. H. Lu;

Columbia Univ., New York, NY.


Osteoblast Interactions on Electrically Polarized Biphasic Calcium Phosphates

M. S. Tarafder, A. Bandyopadhyay, S. Bose;

Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA.


Tuning Properties of Poly(β-amino ester) Degradable Hydrogel Systems for Growth Plate Regeneration

A. M. Hawkins, J. Cordova, D. A. Puleo, T. A. Milbrandt, J. Hilt;

Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.


Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer in the Synthesis of Biodegradable Poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) Hydrogels for Cardiac Tissue Engineering Scaffolds

L. R. Madden, B. D. Ratner;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Recapitulation of Endogenous Microvascular Structures Using Two Photon Absorption Laser Scanning Lithography

J. C. Hoffmann1, J. C. Culver2, M. E. Dickinson2, J. L. West1;

1Rice Univ., Houston, TX, 2Baylor Coll. of Med., Houston, TX.


Oxygen Generating Materials for Muscle Regeneration

C. L. Ward, B. Corona, V. Kesireddy, M. Machingal, W. Zhao, G. Christ, B. S. Harrison;

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


Nanofiber Matrices for Tendon Augmentation: Effect of Cell Seeding and Extracellular Matrix Components on Proliferation and Tensile Properties

M. S. Peach1, S. Roberge2, B. Allen3, U. Toti4, C. T. Laurencin4, S. Kumbar4;

1Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, 2Univ. of Conneticut, Storrs, CT, 3John Hopkins Univeristy, Baltimore, MD, 4Univ. of Conneticut Hlth.Ctr., Farmington, CT.


Electrospun Poly (2-Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate) as Non-fouling Scaffolds

B. Zhang1, R. Lalani2, L. Liu1;

1Dept. of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH, 2Dept. of Biology, Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH.


Aligned Electrospun Fibers Foster Axonal Regeneration in a Complete Transection Model of Spinal Cord Injury

J. M. Cregg1, A. Hurtado2, H. Wang1, D. Wendell2, M. Oudega3, R. J. Gilbert1;

1Michigan Technological Univ., Houghton, MI, 2Kennedy Krieger Inst., Baltimore, MD, 3Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Delivery and Immune Responses


Development of a novel pH-responsive diblock copolymer for plasmid DNA delivery

M. J. Manganiello, A. J. Convertine, A. S. Hoffman, P. S. Stayton;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Integrin-Directed Modulation of Macrophage Response to Biomaterials

T. Zaveri, N. Dolgova, M. Clare-Salzler, B. Keselowsky;

Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL.


Rigidty-dependent Activation of CD4+ T Lymphocytes

A. L. Urick, K. Shen, E. Judokusumo, L. C. Kam;

Columbia Univ., New York, NY.


Pore Size of Implanted Biomaterials Modulates Macrophage Polarity

E. M. Sussman, L. R. Madden, B. D. Ratner;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Patterns of Tissue Remodeling and Macrophage Polarization Following Implantation of Non-Crosslinked and Crosslinked Extracellular Matrix Scaffolds in a Model of Bilateral Rat Body Wall Defect Repair

B. N. Brown, K. A. Kukla, N. J. Turner, S. F. Badylak;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Modeling the effects of capsule formation on glucose transport to subcutaneously implanted sensors

M. T. Novak, F. Yuan, W. M. Reichert;

Duke Univ., Durham, NC.


Histone-Mimetic Conjugates as Self-Activating & Tailorable Non-Viral Gene Delivery Vehicles

M. J. Reilly, M. O. Sullivan;

Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE.


Targeting Dendritic Cells with “Pathogen-Like” Polyanhydride Nanoparticles

B. R. Carrillo-Conde, A. V. Chavez-Santoscoy, E-H. Song, Y. Phanse, N. Pohl, M. J. Wannemuehler, B. H. Bellaire, B. Narasimhan;

Iowa State Univ., Ames, IA.


Sustaining the Release of Vancomycin from Polyurethane Scaffold for Infection Control

B. Li1, K. V. Brown2, J. C. Wenke2, S. A. Guelcher1;

1vanderbilt Univ., nashville, TN, 2US Army Inst. of Surgical Res., Fort Sam Houston, TX.


Histidine-Rich Glycol Chitosan Self-assembled with siRNA Decorated QDots as a vehicle for SiRNA Delivery

M. Sandros, F. Azari, M. Tabrizian;

McGill Univ., Montreal, QC, CANADA.