Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session 7

Saturday, April 24, 2010, 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Engineering Immune Interactions with Biomaterials


Surface-Initiated Photopolymerization to Fabricate Functionalized Coatings which Provide Local T cell Immunosuppression

P. Hume, K. Anseth;

Univ. of Colorado, Boulder, CO.


Dendritic Cell Responses to a Library of Polymethacrylates with Varied Material Properties

P. Kou1, N. Pallassana2, B. Cunningham2, J. Kohn2, J. E. Babensee1;

1Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2Rutgers Univ., Piscataway, NJ.


T-Cell mediated delay of B cell Lymphoma tumor onset after immunization with in situ crosslinkable hydrogel vaccine

A. Singh1, H. Qin2, I. Fernandez1, J. Wei2, J. Rytlewski1, L. W. Kwak2, K. Roy1;

1The Univ. of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, 2Univ. of Texas M.D.Anderson Cancer Ctr., Houston, TX.


CD47 modified polymeric surfaces resist inflammatory cell attachment

F. Wang1, I. Alferiev1, R. K. Tsai2, N. Tomczac2, J. M. Connolly1, D. E. Discher2, D. M. Eckmann2, S. J. Stachelek1, R. J. Levy1;

1Children's Hosp. of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA, 2Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Tuning Peptide Immunogenicity through Controlled Oligomerization into Nanofibers

J. S. Rudra, Y. F. Tian, J. P. Jung, J. H. Collier;

Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL.


The Foreign Body Response to Central Nervous System Implants is Accompanied by Decreased Neurogenesis in the Hippocampus

B. D. Winslow, P. A. Tresco;

Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


Involvement of the Innate Immune System in Wear Debris Particle Induced Inflammation

J. Pearl, T. Ma, K. Smith, H. Zhinong, R. L. Smith, S. B. Goodman;

Stanford Univ. Med. Ctr., Stanford, CA.


Immuno-suppressive Microparticle Vaccines for Type 1 Diabetes

J. S. Lewis, N. Dolgova, C. Q. Xia, M. Clare-Salzler, B. G. Keselowsky;

Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL.

Stimuli-responsive Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering: New Developments


Oxygen-sensing Boron Biomaterials as a Platform for Tissue Engineering

R. A. Neal, R. A. Murray, A. J. Harmata, G. Zhang, C. L. Fraser, E. A. Botchwey;

Univ. of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA.


Scaffolds with Controlled Porosity Based on Fully Degradable Poly(N-isopropyl acrylamide) Hydrogel

A. Galperin, B. D. Ratner;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Synthesis of NIPAAm-based random and block copolymers as biodegradable thermally responsive hydrogels

Z. Ma, S-H. Ye, Y. Hong, D. M. Nelson, K. L. Fujimoto, W. R. Wagner;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Poly(N-vinylcaprolactam) Based Cryogel Scaffold for Tissue Engineering Applications: Synthesis & Biophysical Characterization

A. Srivastava, A. K. Shakya, A. Kumar;

Dept. of Biological Sci. and Bioengineering, Kanpur, INDIA.


Cell Culture Platform with Mechanical Conditioning and Non-damaging Cellular Detachment

E. L. Lee, H. A. von Recum;

Case Western Reserve Univ., Cleveland, OH.


Human Foreskin Fibroblast Collagen Deposited Electrospun Polycaprolactone Scaffolds for Ligament Reconstruction

A. Chung;

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


Tricalcium phosphate based resorbable ceramics for bone tissue engineering: Influence of SiO2and ZnO dopants

S. Bose, S. Rewinkel, M. S. Tarafder, N. Davies, A. Bandyopadhyay;

Washington State Univ., Pullman, WA.


Guiding hydroxyapatite scaffold based bone regeneration in vivo with collagen membranes

T. Guda1, J. A. Walker1, S. Kim2, S. Oh3, M. R. Appleford3, J. L. Ong3, J. C. Wenke1;

1US Army Inst. of Surgical Res., San Antonio, TX, 2Chosun Univ., GwangJu, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF, 3Univ. of Texas at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX.

Cell Function in 2D vs 3D Culture (Symposia)


Matrix Compliance and Cell Function: Understanding Differences Between 2D and 3D Cultures

A. J. Putnam1, E. Kniazeva2, M. Kotlarchyk2, E. Botvinick2, M. Digman2, E. Gratton2;

1Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 2Univ. of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA.


Emulsion-templated Porous Polymers Enabling Three-dimensional Cell Growth

R. J. Carnachan1, M. Bokhari2, D. Lundy1, A. Maatta2, N. R. Cameron3, S. A. Przyborski1;

1Reinnervate Ltd, Durham, UNITED KINGDOM, 2Biological and BioMed. Sci., Durham, UNITED KINGDOM, 3Biophysical Sci. Inst., Chemistry Dept., Durham, UNITED KINGDOM.


DRG Neurons Adapt B1-Integrin Signaling Mechanisms to 3D Microenvironments

A. S. Ribeiro1, S. Vargo1, E. M. Powell2, J. B. Leach1;

1Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, 2Univ. of Maryland Sch. of Med., Baltimore, MD.


Effects of Environment Dimensionality in DRG Neurons Process Outgrowth: 3D Better Mimics In Vivo Features

S. Vargo1, A. S. Ribeiro1, E. M. Powell2, J. B. Leach1;

1Univ. of Maryland Baltimore County, Baltimore, MD, 2Univ. of Maryland Sch. of Med., Baltimore, MD.


Matrix mechanics and cytoskeletal function affect osteoblast differentiation in 3D scaffolds

S. H. Parekh, K. Chatterjee, M. T. Cicerone, C. G. Simon, Jr.;

NIST, Gaithersburg, MD.


A Three Dimensional Micro-Environment for Characterizing Endothelial Cell Sprouting

A. Shamloo, S. C. Heilshorn;

Stanford Univ., Stanford, CA.


Effect of Steatosis and Cytokine Exposure on Hepatocyte-Derived Reporter Cells in 3-Dimensional (3-D) Culture Conditions

A. V. Janorkar, B. Sowell, B. Murphy;

Univ. of Mississippi Med. Ctr., Jackson, MS.

Controlled Release and Presentation Systems for Regulating Cell Behavior


Development of an in vivo polymeric delivery system for siRNA

D. S. W. Benoit1, C. L. Duvall2, A. J. Convertine3, C-c. Lee3, A. S. Hoffman3, P. S. Stayton3;

1Univ. of Rochester, Rochester, NY, 2Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN, 3Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Engineering the Cellular Response to Biomaterials: Augmenting Local Oxidative Stress

P. P. Wattamwar, T. Ho, J. Hilt, T. D. Dziubla;

Univ. of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.


Controlled Release of Bioactive Transforming Growth Factor Beta 1 from Affinity Peptide Hydrogels

J. McCall1, C-C. Lin2, K. Anseth1;

1Univ. of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, CO, 2Howard Hughes Med. Inst., Boulder, CO.


In Situ Forming Hydrogels to Localize Stem Cell Recruitment

B. P. Purcell, J. A. Burdick;

Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Novel Hydrophobic Poly(diol-co-citrates) As Implemented Elastomers For Local Nitric Oxide Delivery

M. C. Serrano Lopez-Terradas, G. A. Ameer;

Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL.


Peptide-Delivering Fibro-porous Mats to Accelerate Skin Regeneration

L. K. Macri1, L. Sheihet2, J. Kohn2, R. A. Clark1;

1Stony Brook Univ., Stony Brook, NY, 2Rutgers Univ., New Jersey Ctr. for Biomaterials, Piscataway, NJ.


Sequential Delivery of VEGF and S1P in an Angiogenesis Model

J. Tengood, A. Russell, S. Little;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Growth factor delivery by heparin complexed with a biocompatible polycation

Y. Wang;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.