Con-current Oral Abstract Presentations Session 7

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Biomaterials and Scaffolding for Neural Regeneration


Bioactive Hydrogel Microspheres for Support and Delivery of Neural Stem Cell-Based Therapeutics

C. L. Franco1, N. Gorenkova2, Z. Hassani2, G. Akabawy2, M. Modo2, J. Price2, J. L. West1;

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


Sustained Release of VEGF and Pleiotrophin Stimulates Nerve Regeneration Across Long Gap Peripheral Nerve Defects using a Biodegradable Nerve Guide

S. Dash, A. Nguyen, A. Dawood, P. Lotfi, R. Tran, J. Yang, M. Romero-Ortega;

Univ. of Texas at Arlington, Arlington, TX.


Development of a Bioactive Hydrogel Scaffold as a Simulated Niche for Investigating Neural Stem Cell Behavior In Vitro

C. L. Franco, G. K. Lagoudas, J. L. West;

Rice Univeristy, Houston, TX.


Decellularized Porcine Brain Matrix as a Cell Culture Platform and Tissue Engineering Scaffold

J. A. DeQuach, S. H. Yuan, L. B. Goldstein, K. L. Christman;

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


Biologic Scaffolds Derived from Mammalian CNS for Regenerative Medicine

P. M. Crapo, S. Tottey, C. J. Medberry, S. F. Badylak;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


Photo-Crosslinkable Chitosan Hydrogels for Neural Tissue Engineering

C. Valmikinathan, V. J. Mukhatyar, R. V. Bellamkonda;

Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA.


A 3-Dimensional, Engineered Astrocyte Tissue Construct for CNS Repair

F. Meng, V. Hlady, P. A. Tresco;

Univ. of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT.


Culturing De-Differentiated Schwann Cells on Fibrin Scaffolds Promotes Differentiation into Mature Schwann Cells

N. J. Jesuraj, L. M. Marquardt, S. E. Sakiyama-Elbert;

Washington Univ. in St.Louis, St. louis, MO.

Tribocorrosion of Metallic Biomaterials


Fretting-Corrosion of 316L SS: The Role of Albumin on the Corrosive Wear

J. Geringer, J. Pellier;

ENSM-SE, Saint-Etienne, FRANCE.


Instrumented Fretting Corrosion Analysis of CoCr/Ti and Ti/Ti Metallic Couples

V. Swaminathan1, B. Aboud2, J. L. Gilbert1;

1Syracuse Univ., Syracuse, NY, 2Depuy Orthopedics, Warsaw, IN.


Toward a Better Understanding of Fretting-Crevice Corrosion of Titanium and Its Alloys

P. Kovacs;

SynergEthics, Louisville, KY.


Influence of the Presence of Biofilms on the Biotribocorrosion of Titanium

L. A. Rocha1, H. V. Cruz1, M. Henriques2, J-P. Celis3;

1Univ. of Minho, Guimarães, PORTUGAL, 2Univ. of Minho, Braga, PORTUGAL, 3Katholieke Leuven, Leuven, BELGIUM.


Corrosion of Bioresorbable Magnesium Alloy (AZ91D) in pH-Buffered, Osteogenic Culture Medium

M. T. Ehrensberger, M. Tobias, S. Daoust, G. Rudolph, C. Hein, S. Yang, L. Bone;

Univ. At Buffalo, Buffalo, NY.


Tribocorrosion Behavior of a Low Carbon CoCrMo Alloy for Hip Joint Applications: Synergisms and Mechanisms

M. Mathew Thoppil, C. Nagelli, M. Laurent, J. Jacobs, M. Wimmer;

Rush Univ. Med. Ctr., Chicago, IL.


Study of Ion Release by Wear Debris Generated from Simulation Tests for Metal-on-Metal Orthopaedic Prostheses

Y. Yan1, A. Neville2, J. Hesketh2, D. Dowson2;

1Univ. of Sci. and Technology Beijing, Beijing, CHINA, 2Univ. of Leeds, Leeds, UNITED KINGDOM.


Fretting Corrosion Performance Test for Spinal Screw and Rod Implants: Method Assessment

S. A. Mali, J. Gilbert;


Strategies to Promote Vascularization of Tissue Engineered Constructs (Symposium)


Vascularizing Engineered Tissues for In Vivo and In Vitro Applications

S. C. George;

Univ. of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA.    


Polyethylene Glycol Maleimide Hydrogels for Vascularization of Transplanted Pancreatic Islets

E. A. Phelps1, P. M. Thulé2, A. B. Muir3, A. J. García1;

1Georgia Inst. of Technology, Atlanta, GA, 2Atlanta VA Med. Ctr., Emory Univ. Sch. of Med., Atlanta, GA, 3Children’s Hlth. Care of Atlanta, Emory Univ. Sch. of Med., Atlanta, GA.


Combined Delivery of Self-Assembling Peptide Nanofibers and Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor (VEGF) Creates an Intramyocardial Microenvironment for Post-Infarction Neovascularization

Y-D. Lin1, C-Y. Luo2, M-L. Yeh1, Y-C. Hsueh3, M. L. Springer4, P. C. H. Hsieh5;

1Inst. of BioMed. Engineering, Natl. Cheng Kung Univ. & Hosp., Tainan, Taiwan, Tainan, TAIWAN, 2Depart of Surgery, Natl. Cheng Kung Univ. & Hosp., Tainan, TAIWAN, 3Inst. of Basic Med., Natl. Cheng Kung Univ. & Hosp., Tainan, Taiwan, Tainan, TAIWAN, 4Dept. of Med., Univ. of California–San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, 5Inst. of Clinical Med. & Res. Ctr. of Clinical Med., Natl. Cheng Kung Univ. & Hosp., Tainan, TAIWAN.


Covalently Bound VEGF to Bioengineered Surfaces can Phosphorylate VEGFR-2 but it is Not Internalized

S. M. Anderson, M. Iruela-Arispe, T. Segura;

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


Biomimetic Hydrogels with Immobilized EphrinA1 for Therapeutic Angiogenesis in Hydrogels

J. E. Saik1, D. J. Gould1, M. E. Dickinson2, J. L. West1;

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


Growth Factor Release from a Chemically Modified Elastomeric Poly(diol citrate) Scaffold Promotes Angiogenesis In Vivo

M. I. Bury1, N. J. Fuller1, P. V. Hota2, D. M. Kolhoff3, N. Tapaskar4, S. Salah4, E. Y. Cheng1, A. K. Sharma5;

1Children's Mem. Hosp., Chicago, IL, 2Univ. of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 3Loyola Univ. Med. Ctr., Maywood, IL, 4Northwestern Univ., Evanston, IL, 5Northwestern Univ. Feinberg Sch. of Med., Chicago, IL.


Microvascular Network Formation and Integration Within Perfused Microfluidic Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels

M. P. Cuchiara, D. Gould, M. Dickinson, J. West;

Rice Univ., Houston, TX.

Surface Modification for Sensors and Diagnostics


Molecular-Beacon-Conjugated PEG Nanohydrogels for Nucleic-Acid Detection

X. Dai1, M. Libera1, S. A. E. Marras2, W. Yang2;

1Stevens Inst. of Technology, Hoboken, NJ, 2Univ. of Med. and Dentistry of New Jersey, Newark, NJ.


Modulating Glycan Surface Density Via a "Click" Conjugation Strategy

F. Cheng1, J. M. Kaplan2, R. B. Andrade2, D. M. Ratner1;

1Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2Temple Univ., Philadelphia, PA.


Measuring the Orientation of Electrostatically Immobilized Horse Heart Cytochrome C by Time-of-Flight Secondary Ion Mass Spectroscopy and Sum Frequency Generation

J. E. Baio1, L. Pruzinsky2, T. Weidner1, D. G. Castner1;

1Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2Univ. of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.


Target-Drift Prevention Treatment for Implantable Electrodes

L. M. O'Connor1, E. A. Repasky2, A. E. Meyer1, R. E. Baier1;

1Univ. at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 2Roswell Park Cancer Inst., Buffalo, NY.


Electroactive Peptides via Phage Display for Biosensor Applications

Y-W. Yeh, C-W. Liao, S. Kim, D. Norton, L. Gower;

Univ. of Florida, Gainesville, FL.


Effect of Functionalization Method on the Sensing Performance of 3D Nanostructured Electrodes

G. Zhang;

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC.


Electrospun Fiber Matrices for Implantable Glucose Sensors

A. Koh, J. A. Nash, P. N. Coneski, D. A. Riccio, B. Sun, M. H. Schoenfisch;

Univ. of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel hill, NC.


Zwitterionic Poly(Carboxybetaine) Hydrogels for Glucose Biosensors in Complex Media

W. Yang, H. Xue, L. R. Carr, S. Jiang;

Univ. of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Tissue Engineering Scaffolds


Development of Multigradient Hydrogels to Decode Extrinsic Regulation of Hematopoietic Stem Cell Fate

B. Mahadik, T. Wheeler, P. Kenis, B. Harley;

Univ. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Urbana, IL.


Biomaterial Induced Host Stem Cell Recruitment for In Situ Muscle Tissue Regeneration

Y. Ju, J. Yoo, A. Atala, S. Lee;

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


Rapid Printing of Vascular Networks for Large-Scale 3D Tissue Culture

J. S. Miller, M. T. Yang, D-H. Nguyen, E. Toro, B. Baker, R. Chaturvedi, D. Cohen, X. Yu, C. S. Chen;

Univ. of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.


Fabrication and Testing Of Vascular Grafts with Biomimetic Microstructure That Match the Compliance of Natural Blood Vessels

V. Z. Beachley, X. Wen;

Clemson, Charleston, SC.


Increased Mature Elastin Synthesis in Arterial Constructs Based on Elastomeric Scaffolds

K. Lee, Y. Wang;

Univ. of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.


In Vivo Hyaline Cartilage Regeneration Without Cell Transplantation

W. S. Vanden Berg-Foels, Y. Qiu, Q. Kang, X. Wen;

Clemson Univ., Charleston, SC.


Tuning Mechanical and Structural Properties of Fibrin with Fibrin Knob Peptides

S. E. Stabenfeldt, M. J. Gourley, N. Aboujamous, A. S. C. Soon, T. H. Barker;

Georgia Inst. of Technology / Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA.


Biofunctionalizing Devitalized Bone Allografts through Polymer-Mediated Growth Factor Delivery

F. Sharmin, D. Adams, J. Lieberman, Y. Khan;

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