Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session 5

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Pluripotent Stem Cells in Engineered Microenvironments


Synthetic Interfaces for the Long-term Self-Renewal of Human Embryonic Stem Cells

E. F. Irwin, R. Gupta, D. Dashti, K. E. Healy;

UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA.


Modified Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogel for Maintaining Human Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells

Y. Liu, A. Goldberg, L. Kuhn;

Univ. of Connecticut Hlth.Ctr., Farmington, CT.


Synthetic Matrices for Long-Term Expansion of Pluripotent Human Embryonic Stem Cells

C-W. Chang, D. A. Brafman, S. Varghese;

Univ. of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA.


Hematopoietic Differentiation of Mouse ES cells in Bioreactor Cultures

K. M. Fridley, I. Fernandez, R. Ambler, K. Roy;

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


Immobilized Sonic Hedgehog Increases Mesodermal Commitment of Mouse Embryonic Stem Cells

L. R. Geuss1, G. Zhang2, L. J. Suggs1;

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


Combinatorial Design of Polymer Patch to Optimize Delivery and Differentiation of Embryonic Stem Cells onto Hypertrophic Myocardium

M. K. Gupta, D. K. Jung, J. M. Walthall, R. Venkataraman, S. W. Crowder, S. S. Yu, C. L. Duvall, F. J. Baudenbacher, A. Hatzopoulos, H-J. Sung;

Vanderbilt Univ., Nashville, TN.

Responsive Biomaterials: Exploiting Biological Signals (Symposium)


Biomimetic Drug Delivery Systems for Biologic Drugs

P. S. Stayton, A. J. Convertine, G. Berguig, B. Ghosn, J. Wilson, S. Keller, A. Hoffman, M. Manganiello, B. Lundy;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.  


Endoprotease-Mediated Intracellular Protein Delivery

A. Biswas, Z. Gu, M. Zhao, Y. Tang;

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


Intracellular Trafficking and Activity of Histone-Mimetic Gene Delivery Vehicles

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

Univ. of Delaware, Newark, DE.


Engineering Cell-Triggered Release to Achieve Temporal Control

T. Tokatlian1, T. Segura2;

1Univ. of California, Berkeley, Los Angeles, CA, 2Univ. of California Berkeley, Los Angeles, CA.


Synthetic Bioactuators for High Throughput Cell Massaging

Y. Hwang, V. Neiman, C. Zhang, N. Sangaj, S. Varghese;

Univ. of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA.

Self-Assembly in Cell & Tissue Engineering


Injectable Pseudoplastic Hydrogels from a Dual-component Dock-and-Lock Self-Assembling Mechanism

H. D. Lu, M. B. Charati, I. L. Kim, J. A. Burdick;

Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Sequestering Proteoglycans from Serum Enhances Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Osteogenic Differentiation

G. A. Hudalla, W. L. Murphy;

Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI.


Modulating Viscoelasticity and Ligand Presentation in Self-Assembled Matrices via Peptide Intermixing

J. Z. Gasiorowski, J. H. Collier;

Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL.


Confluent and Aligned Growth of Endothelial Cells on Nanoparticle Arrays Through Focal Adhesion and Endocytitic Mechanisms

P. L. Tran, J. R. Gamboa, K. E. McCracken, M. R. Riley, M. Slepian, J-Y. Yoon;

The Univ. of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.


One-Step Construction of Thick Multilayered Tissues by Fabrication of Layer-by-layer Nanofilms onto Cell Surface

A. Nishiguchi, H. Yoshida, M. Matsusaki, M. Akashi;

Osaka Univ., Suita, JAPAN.


Self-Assembled Microgels for Cell Encapsulation

Y. F. Tian, J. Devgun, J. H. Collier;

Univ. of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Valves and Stents (Symposium)


Evaluation of Emerging Technologies (Stents and Valves) in Animal Models: Biological Responses, Time Points and Beyond

A. Groothuis;

CBSET, Inc., Lexington, MA.


Standards by Example: Preclinical Safety of Bioresorbable Vascular Scaffolds (BVS) Based on the Abbott Vascular Experience

L. E. L. Perkins1, J. C. Powers1, M. Kamberi1, J. P. Oberhauser1, N. Ramesh1, D. V. Follett1, R. Rapoza1, R. Virmani2;

1Abbott Vascular, Santa Clara, CA, 2CVPath, Inst., Gaithersburg , MD.


Native Endothelium Mimicking Nanomatrix for Drug Eluting Stent Applications

A. Andukuri, C. Anakwenze, P. G. Anderson, B. C. Brott, H-W. Jun;

Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.


Vena Cava Tissue as an Alternative to Pericardium in Percutaneous Heart Valves

A. Munnelly, L. Cochrane, D. Tripi, N. R. Vyavahare;

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC.


A Novel Transcatheter Aortic Valve Prosthesis

F. Heim1, C. Marchand1, B. Durand1, N. Chakfe2;

1LPMT, Mulhouse, FRANCE, 2Hopitaux Univ. de Strasbourg, STRASBOURG, FRANCE.