Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session 2

Biomimetic Materials for Tissue Engineering II


Phototunable Click-based Hydrogels for 3D Cell Encapsulation and Manipulation

C. A. DeForest1, E. A. Sims1, K. S. Anseth2;

1Univeristy of Colorado, Boulder, CO, 2Univeristy of Colorado & the Howard Hughes Med. Inst., Boulder, CO.


Patterning 3D Hydrogel Remodeling through Controlled Presentation of Biomimetic Signals

S. Khetan, J. A. Burdick;

Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Incorporation of Collagen-Mimetic Proteins into Bioactive Hydrogels

T. S. Wilems1, M. B. Browning1, J. Rivera2, B. Russell2, M. Höök2, D. Munoz-Pinto3, M. Hahn3, E. Cosgriff-Hernandez1;

1BioMed. Engineering, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX, 2Institue for BioSci.s and Technology, Texas A&M Univ. System Hlth.Sci. Ctr., Houston, TX, 3Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M Univ., College Station, TX.


Bioadhesive and Biodegradable Modification of Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels for Modulating Cellular Responses

J. Zhu, L. Lin, C. Tang, R. E. Marchant;

Case Western Reserve Univ., Clevealnd, OH.


Elastin analogues as cell-adhesive matrices

S. Ravi, E. L. Chaikof;

Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA.


Tunable Proteolytic Degradation of Molecularly Engineered PEG Hydrogels for Enhanced Cellular Invasion

J. Patterson, J. A. Hubbell;

Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne, Lausanne, SWITZERLAND.


A Biocompatible Polyester Designed for Facile Biofunctionalization

Z. You, W. Wu, H. Cao, Y. Wang;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Rapid Mineralization of Cell-Seeded Collagen-Hydroxyapatite Composite Scaffolds via a Biomimetic Process

A. Jiao, R. R. Rao, D. H. Kohn, J. P. Stegemann;

Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI.

Engineering Therapeutic Delivery from Biomaterial Scaffolds for Cell Therapy


Hydrogel Microspheres for Support and Delivery of Neural Stem Cells in a Rat Model for Stroke

C. L. Franco1, N. Gorenkova2, Z. Hassani2, G. El Akabawy2, M. Mike2, J. West1;

1Rice Univeristy, Houston, TX, 2King's Coll., London, UNITED KINGDOM.


Endothelial Tube Stabilization and SMC Differentiation by TGF-β1 Loaded PEGylated Fibrin Gels

C. T. Drinnan1, G. Zhang2, L. J. Suggs1;

1Univ. of Texas at Austin, Ausitn, TX, 2Univ. of Akron, Akron, OH.


Gene Transfer in and from Hydrogels

Y. Lei, M. Rahim, S. Gojggini, T. Segura;

Univ. of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA.


Localized and Sustained Delivery of siRNA from Biopolymer Hydrogels

M. D. Krebs, O. Jeon, J. Samorezov, E. Alsberg;

Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH.


Surface Immobilization of Plasmid DNA with a Cell-Responsive Tether for Substrate-Mediated Gene Delivery

K. M. Blocker, K. L. Kiick, M. O. Sullivan;

Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE.


Prolonged Controlled Release of a Gene Inducer as a Means to Spatially-Control Gene Expression in a Cellularized Scaffold

D. M. Nelson1, P. R. Baraniak2, C. E. Leeson1, W. R. Wagner1;

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


Tyrosine-derived Polycarbonate Conduit to Improve Functionality of Peripheral Nerve Regeneration

M. Ezra, J. Kohn, M. Schachner, D. Shreiber, J. Chen, S. Masand;

Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ.


Hydrogel-Electrospun Fiber Mat Composites as Controlled Delivery Systems for Nerve Regeneration

N. Han, J. Johnson, J. Lannutti, J. Winter;

The Ohio State Univ., Columbus, OH.

Applications of Nanomaterials in Medicine I


Core-shell structured fibrous matrix containing two different growth factors for wound repair

J. Choi, H. Kim, S. Park, H. Jung, Y. Son, H. Yoo;

Kangwon Natl. Univ., Chuncheon, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF.


Integrated Labeling, Enrichment, and Detection of Protein Analytes from Human Plasma by “Smart” Magnetic/Gold Nanoparticles for Point-of-Care Diagnostic Testing

M. A. Nash, P. Yager, A. S. Hoffman, P. S. Stayton;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Real-Time Bio-Imaging of Hyaluronic Acid Derivatives in Cirrhotic Mice Using Quantum Dots

K. Kim1, W. Hur2, S. Yoon2, S. Hahn1;

1Pohang Univ. of Sci. and Technology (POSTECH), Pohang, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF, 2The Catholic Univ. of Korea, Seoul, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF.


EphrinA1-Conjugated Nanoshells for Prostate Cancer Cell Therapy

A. J. Coughlin, A. M. Gobin, J. J. Moon, J. L. West;

Rice Univ., Houston, TX.


In Vivo Targeting of Fluorescent Silica Nanoparticles to Ischemia via Enhanced Permeability and Retention Effect

J. Kim, L. Cao, D. J. Mooney;

Harvard Univ., Cambridge, MA.


Decreasing Biofilm Formation Through the Use of Magnetic Nanoparticles

E. N. Taylor, T. J. Webster;

Brown Univ., Providence, RI.


Osteointegrative Biphasic Nanofiber Scaffold for Functional Rotator Cuff Repair

K. L. Moffat1, R. T. Cassilly1, B. R. Dargis1, X. Zhang1, X. Liu1, X. Guo1, S. B. Doty2, W. N. Levine1, H. H. Lu1;

1Columbia Univ., New York, NY, 2Hosp. for Special Surgery, New York, NY.


Osteoblast Adhesion and Proliferation on Silicate Containing Nanocomposites

A. K. Gaharwar, P. Schexnailder, G. Schmidt;

Purdue Univ., West Lafayette, IN.

Surface Modification and the Biological Response II


Magnetoelastic Materials as Novel Bioactive Coatings for Control of Cell Adhesion

E. Vlaisavljevich, K. Scott, K. G. Ong, R. M. Rajachar;

Michigan Technological Univ., Houghton, MI.


A Pig Model to Evaluate the Ability of Porous P2 Titanium Coated Subdermal Disks to Prevent Infection in Transcutaneous Implants

S. Jeyapalina, J. P. Beck, A. D. Snyder, R. D. Bloebaum, K. N. Bachus;

Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


Nanometer-Thick Collagen/Calcium Phosphate Coatings with Improved Mechanical and Biological Performance

L. T. de Jonge, S. C. G. Leeuwenburgh, J. J. J. van den Beucken, J. G. C. Wolke, J. A. Jansen;

Radboud Univ. Nijmegen Med. Ctr., Nijmegen, NETHERLANDS.


Sol gel Ag-doped TiO2 coatings showing antibacterial activity

C. Della Valle1, L. De Nardo1, R. Chiesa1, M. Santin2, S. Meikle2, A. Cigada1;

1Politecnico Di Milano, Milano, ITALY, 2Sch. of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sci. Univ. of Brighton, Brighton, UNITED KINGDOM.


Electrodeposition of Collagen on Titanium to Add Hard and Soft Tissue Compatibilities

T. Hanawa, H. Kamata, J. Choi, K. Oya, Y. Tsutsumi, H. Doi, N. Nomura, K. Moriyama;

Tokyo Med. and Dental Univ., Tokyo, JAPAN.


Surface Characterization of Biodegradable Magnesium-Calcium Orthopedic Implants by Low Plasticity Burnishing

Y. Guo, M. Salahshoor;

The Univ. of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL.


Dendritic Cell Response to the Roughness and Chemistry of Titanium Surfaces

P. Kou, Z. Schwartz, B. D. Boyan, J. E. Babensee;

Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


Effects of Ca-Ozone Treatment on Initial Cell Attachment to Titanium

K. Ishikawa;

Kyushu Univ., Fukuoka, JAPAN.