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Fall 2008 Logo2008 MRS Fall Meeting & Exhibit

December 1-5, 2008 | Boston
Meeting Chairs:
 S. Ashok, Shenda M. Baker, Michael R. Fitzsimmons, Young-Chang Joo

Symposium DD : Materials in Tissue Engineering

2008-12-01   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Elizabeth Orwin Harvey Mudd College
Brenda Mann Sentrx Animal Care
Ben Wu University of California-Los Angeles
Anthony Ratcliffe Synthasome, Inc.
DD1: Novel Materials in Tissue Engineering
Session Chairs
Elizabeth Orwin
Ben Wu
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Hampton A/B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - DD1.1
Hyaluronic Acid Hydrogels that Degrade via both Enzymatic and Hydrolytic Mechanisms to Control Stem Cell Behavior.

Cindy Chung 1 , Sudhir Khetan 1 , Michael Beecham 1 , Sujata Sahoo 1 , Jason Burdick 1
1 Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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9:45 AM - DD1.2
Microstructure and Mechanical Properties of Mineralized and Unmineralized Collagen-Glycosaminoglycan Scaffolds.

Biraja Kanungo 1 2 3 , Lorna Gibson 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Materials Science & Engineering, The Ohio State University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Metallurgical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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10:00 AM - **DD1.3
Novel Biomaterial Design Inspired by an Improved Understanding of the Chemical and Mechanical Properties of the Extracellular Matrix.

Andrew Putnam 1 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California, United States

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10:30 AM - DD1.4
Self-Assembly Mechanism of Short Aromatic Peptide Derivatives into Nanostructured Hydrogels.

Claire Tang 1 2 , Andrew Smith 1 2 , Rein Ulijn 1 2 , Alberto Saiani 1
1 School of Materials, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 2 Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, The University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom

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10:45 AM - DD1.5
Spatio-Temporal Modification of Natural Collagen Mediated by Collagen Mimetic Peptides for Multi-Functional Tissue Scaffolds.

Michael Yu 1 , Allen Wang 1 , Shirley Leong 1 , Xiao Mo 1
1 , Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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11:00 AM - *
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11:30 AM - **DD1.6
Drug Discovery and Cell Biology in Three Dimensions

Glenn Prestwich 1
1 Medicinal Chemistry, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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12:00 PM - DD1.7
Virus Based Tissue Engineering Materials.

Seung-Wuk Lee 1 2 , Anna Merzlyak 1 2
1 Bioengineering , University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, United States, 2 Physical Bioscience Division, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, Berkeley, California, United States

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12:15 PM - **DD1.8
New View of an Old Material: Collagen as an Intelligent, Self-organizing, Load-responsive Structural Building Block.

Jeff Ruberti 1
1 Mechanical and Industrial Eng, Northeastern University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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12:45 PM - DD1.9
Development of a Novel Hydrolytically Degradable PEG Hydrogel with Tunable Degradability and Protein Release.

Silviya Petrova 1 , Jennie Leach 1
1 Chemical and Biochemical Engineering, UMBC, Baltimore, Maryland, United States

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DD2: Cell Responsive Materials
Session Chairs
Elizabeth Orwin
Ben Wu
Monday PM, December 01, 2008
Hampton A/B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - DD2.1
Toxicity and Enhanced Extra Cellular Matrix Expression of Primary Osteoblast Cells on Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Scaffolds.

Wojtek Tutak 1 , KiHo Park 2 , Giovanni Fanchini 1 , Anatoly Vasilov 2 , Nicola Partridge 2 , Federico Sesti 2 , Manish Chhowalla 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Physiology & Biophysics , Robert Wood Johnson Medical School , Piscataway, New Jersey, United States

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2:45 PM - DD2.2
Morphology of Aggrecan Produced By Equine Mesenchymal Stem Cells and Chondrocytes in Self-Assembling Peptide Hydrogels.

Hsu-Yi Lee 1 , Paul Kopesky 2 , Laura Daher 3 , Ana Mosquera Pelegrina 4 , David Frisbie 5 , John Kisiday 5 , Alan Grodzinsky 1 2 6 , Christine Ortiz 7
1 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Chemistry, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 4 Mechanical Engineering, University of Puerto Rico-Mayagüez, Mayagüez, Puerto Rico, United States, 5 Equine Orthopaedic Research Center, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, United States, 6 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 7 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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3:00 PM - **DD2.3
Design of a Synthetic Collagen-Binding Peptidoglycan that Modulates Collagen Fibrillogenesis.

Alyssa Panitch 1 , John Paderi 1
1 Weldon School of Biomedical Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, United States

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3:30 PM - DD2.4
A Library of Polymers to Probe the Effects of Chemical Composition, Mechanical Stiffness and Adhesivity of Biomaterials on Cell Proliferation and Differentiation.

Abraham Joy 1 , Daniel Cohen 2 , Emmanuel Anim-Danso 1 , Colette Shen 2 , Christopher Chen 2 , Joachim Kohn 1
1 NJ Center for Biomaterials, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Bioengineering, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States

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3:45 PM - DD2.5
Transforming Orthopedic Biomaterials Into Bone Cancer Inhibiting Implants: The Role of Selenium Nanoclusters.

Phong Tran 1 , Love Sarin 2 , Hurt Robert 2 , Thomas Webster 2 3
1 Physics Department, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Divisions of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 3 Department of Orthopedic Sugery, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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4:30 PM - DD2.6
The Effect of Surface Mechanics on Cell Function, Mechanics and Mobility.

Miriam Rafailovich 1 , Richard Clark 1 , Glenn Prestwich 2 , Ying Liu 1 , Pan Zhi 1 , Kaustabh Ghosh 3
1 Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 , Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 , University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States

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4:45 PM - DD2.7
Engineering Two- and Three-dimensional Cellular Aggregates by Electrochemical Reaction.

Rina Inaba 1 , Hiroaki Suzuki 1 , Junji Fukuda 1
1 Graduate School of Pure and Applied Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Ibaraki Japan

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5:00 PM - **DD2.8
Design of Biomaterial Environments to Study Disease Mechanisms and Potential Treatments.

Kristyn Masters 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, United States

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5:30 PM - DD2.9
Development of Elastin-Heparin Matrices for Vascular Tissue Engineering: Characterization and In Vitro Blood Compatibility Testing.

Aditee Kurane 1 , Naren Vyavahare 1
1 , Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, United States

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5:45 PM - DD2.10
Cell Modification in 3D: Osteogenic Stimulation of Human Bone Marrow Stromal Cells after Hydroxyapatite Coating in the Absence of Chemical Cues.

Lauren Hails 1 , Jodie Babister 2 , Rosanna Gonzalez-McQuire 1 , Stephen Mann 1 , Richard Oreffo 2 , Sean Davis 1
1 School of Chemistry, University of Bristol, Bristol United Kingdom, 2 Developmental Origins of Health and Disease, University of Southampton, Southampton United Kingdom

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DD3/HH6: Joint Poster Session: Materials in Tissue Engineering
Session Chairs
Elizabeth Orwin
V. Prasad Shastri
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Exhibition Hall D (Hynes)

9:00 PM - DD3.1/HH6.1
Segmented Polyurethane Implants For Regeneration Of Esophagus.

Yerkesh Batyrbekov 1 , Nurzhan Bubeev 2 , Bulat Zhubanov 1
1 , Institute of Chemical Sciences, Almaty Kazakhstan, 2 , South Kazakhstan State Medicinal Academy, Chimkent Kazakhstan

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9:00 PM - DD3.10/HH6.10
In Situ Mineralization of Block Copolymer Hydrogels.

David Griffin 1 , Surita Bhatia 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.11/HH6.11
Porous Hydroxyapatite/gelatin Scaffolds via Freeze-drying: the Effect of Bioceramic Nanoparticles on the Scaffold’s Microarchitecture and Properties.

Andrei Stanishevsky 1 , Sonda Sengupta 1 , Erin Ellis 1
1 , University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.12/HH6.12
Biomimetic Chitosan/nano-hydroxyapatite Composite Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering.

Wah Wah Thein-Han 1 , Jinesh Shah 1 , Devesh Misra 1
1 Center for Structural and Functional Materials, University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Lafayette, Louisiana, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.13/HH6.13
Towards Functional Biomaterials: Elucidating Design Principles of Enzyme Activated Hydrogelation.

Andrew Hirst 1 2 , Rein Ulijn 1 2 3
1 School of Materials and Manchester Interdisciplinary Biocentre, University of Manchester, Manchester, Lancashire, United Kingdom, 2 School of Materials, University of Manchester, Manchester United Kingdom, 3 School of Chemistry, University of Strathclyde, Glasgow United Kingdom

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9:00 PM - DD3.14/HH6.14
Hybrid Biomaterials with Tunable Elastic Modulus Through Sol-gel Functionalization of Peptidic Hydrogels.

Aysegul Altunbas 1 , Nikhil Sharma 1 , Radhika Nagarkar 2 , Joel Schneider 2 , Darrin Pochan 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.16/HH6.16
Novel Composite Biomaterials Made from Resilin and Cellulose.

Shaul Lapidot 1 , Mara Dekel 1 , Sigal Meirovitch 1 , Sigal Roth 2 , Daniel Siegel 2 , Noa Lapidot 2 , Oded Shoseyov 1 2
1 The Faculty of Agriculture, Food and Environmental Quality Sciences, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, Rehovot Israel, 2 , CollPlant ltd 2 Pekeris St. POB 2310 , Rehovot Israel

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9:00 PM - DD3.17/HH6.17
Modified Alginate for Biomedical Applications.

Soumitra Choudhary 1 , Surita Bhatia 1
1 Chemical Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.19/HH6.19
Hyaluronic Acid-gelatin Nanofibrous Scaffold Produced by Electrospinning of Their Aqueous Solution for Tissue Engineering Applications.

Ying Liu 1 , Richard Clark 2 , Lei Huang 3 , Miriam Rafailovich 1
1 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 2 Department of Biomedical Engineering, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States, 3 Department of Physics and Astronomy, SUNY at Stony Brook, Stony Brook, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.2/HH6.2
Synthetic Platelets’ Role in Vascular Trauma and Their Interactions with Platelets.

James Bertram 1 , Nolan Flynn 2 , Erin Lavik 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States, 2 Chemistry, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.20/HH6.20
Iron Oxide Magnetic Nanoparticles for Treating Bone Diseases.

Nhiem Tran 1 , Thomas Webster 2
1 Department of Physics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Division of Engineering and Orthopaedics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.21/HH6.21
Drug Loaded Polypyrrole Coatings on Titanium for Supporting Bone Growth and Inhibiting Fibrosis.

Sirinrath Sirivisoot 1 , Rajesh Pareta 1 , Thomas Webster 2
1 Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Division of Engineering and Orthopaedics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.22/HH6.22
Surface Modification Effect of Carbon Nanotubes-based Scaffolds on Human Embryonic Stem Cells Adhesion and Differentiation.

Tzu-I Chao 1 , Wei-Chun Chin 1 , Jennifer Lu 1 , Fang Lu 1
1 , University of California at Merced, Merced, California, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.23/HH6.23
Mechanical Behavior of Individual Bovine Marrow-derived Stem Cells Undergoing Chondrogenesis.

BoBae Lee 1 , Paul Kopesky 2 , Eric Vanderploeg 3 , Bodo Kurz 6 , Christine Ortiz 1 , Alan Grodzinsky 2 4 5
1 Materials Science and Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Biological Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 3 Center for Biomedical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 6 Anatomisches Institut, Christian-Albrechts-Universität zu Kiel, Kiel Germany, 4 Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 5 Mechanical Engineering, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.25/HH6.25
Cell Patterning Using Nanostructured Surfaces.

ChiungWen Kuo 1 , Jau-Ye Shiu 1 , Peilin Chen 1
1 Research Center for Applied Sciences, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan

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9:00 PM - DD3.26/HH6.26
Neural and Glial Cell Adhesion and Proliferation on Carbon Nanotube and Nanoparticle Zinc Oxide Polymer Composites.

Justin Seil 1 , Thomas Webster 1
1 , Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.27/HH6.27
Photocurable Biodegradable Elastomers as Tissue Engineering Scaffolds.

Cody Schoener 1 , Christopher Perry 1 , Ranjini Murthy 1 , Melissa Grunlan 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.28/HH6.28
Cytotoxicity and Biological Effects of Functional Nanomaterials Delivered to Various Cell Lines.

Meena Mahmood 1
1 Applied Science, UALR, Nanotechnology Center, Little Rock, Arkansas, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.29/HH6.29
Platelet Response on Poly (lactide-co-glycolic-acid) (PLGA) Film with Nano-structured Fillers.

Li Buay Koh 1 , Isabel Rodriguez 2 , Subbu S Venkatraman 1
1 School of Materials Science and Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore Singapore, 2 , Institute of Materials Research & Engineering, A*STAR (Agency for Science, Technology and Research), Singapore Singapore

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9:00 PM - DD3.3/HH6.3
Skin-external Device Integration using Expandable Cationic Poly(DMAA-co-AMTAC) Hydrogels.

Antonio Peramo 1 , Joong Hwan Bahng 2 , Cynthia Marcelo 3 , Nicholas Kotov 2 1 4 , David Martin 1 4 5
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Chemical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.30/HH6.30
Designing an Equivalent of the Corneal Extracellular Matrix by Investigating Corneal Fibroblast Response to Aligned Collagen Scaffolds.

Donna Phu 1 , Lindsay Wray 1 , Elizabeth Orwin 1
1 Engineering and Biology, Harvey Mudd College, Claremont, California, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.31/HH6.31
Bone Tissue Induction, using a BC-PCL Composite Scaffold Material.

Maria Cortes 1 , Filipe A. F. Macedo 1 , Ruben Sinisterra 2 , Alfonso Gala-Garcia 1
1 Restorative Dentistry, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, MG, Brazil, 2 Chemistry, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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9:00 PM - DD3.32/HH6.32
Fabrication of Three-Dimensional Microfluidic Hydrogels by X-ray Lithography.

Chang Mo Jeong 1 , Ji Tae Kim 1 , Jung Ho Je 1 , Yeukuang Hwu 2 , Giorgio Margaritondo 3
1 X-ray Imaging Center, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang Korea (the Republic of), 2 Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan, 3 School of Basic Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fadarale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland

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9:00 PM - DD3.33/HH6.33
Fabrication of a Crosslinked Hydrogel Using Dense Gas Technology.

Nasim Annabi 1 , Suzanne Mithieux 2 , Anthony Weiss 2 , Fariba Dehghani 1
1 School of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, Sydney University, Sydney , New South Wales, Australia, 2 School of Molecular and Microbial Biosciences, Sydney University, Sydney , New South Wales, Australia

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9:00 PM - DD3.34/HH6.34
Direct-Write Assembly of 3D Microperiodic Hydrogel Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering Applications.

Sara Parker 1 , Jennifer Hanson 1 , Robert Shepherd 1 , Robert Barry 1 , Roy Rotstein 1 , Pierre Wiltzius 1 , Ralph Nuzzo 2 , Jennifer Lewis 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States, 2 Chemistry, University of Illinois, Urbana, Illinois, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.35/HH6.35
Electrospun Poly(Vinilidene Fluoride) Nano Fibers for Electroactive Scaffolds.

Vitor Sencadas 1 2 , Jose Gomez Ribelles 2 3 4 , Manuel Monleon Pradas 2 3 4 , Senentxu Lanceros-Mendez 1
1 , University o Minho, Braga Portugal, 2 Centro de Biomateriales, Universidad Politecnica de valencia, Valencia Spain, 3 Regenerative Medicine Unit. , Centro de Investigación Príncipe Felipe, Valencia Spain, 4 , CIBER en Bioingeniería, Biomateriales y Nanomedicina, Valencia Spain

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9:00 PM - DD3.37/HH6.37
Fabrication of Agarose Porous Scaffolds by X-ray Lithography.

Kyu Hwang Won 1 , Byung Mook Weon 1 , Jung Ho Je 1 , Yeukuang Hwu 2 , Giorgio Margaritonto 3
1 X-ray Imaging Center, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology, Pohang, Kyungbuk, Korea (the Republic of), 2 Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica, Taipei Taiwan, 3 School of Basic Sciences, Ecole Polytechnique Fadarale de Lausanne, Lausanne Switzerland

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9:00 PM - DD3.4/HH6.4
Chemical Engineering of a Mesenchymal Stem Cell Homing Response.

Debanjan Sarkar 1 2 , Praveen Vemula 1 2 , Grace Teo 1 , Jeffrey Karp 1 2
1 Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.5/HH6.5
Three-dimensional Hydrogel Structures with Submicron Scale for Biomedical Applications via Phase Mask Interference Lithography.

Ji-Hyun Jang 1 , Shalin Jhaveri 2 , Boris Rasin 1 , Christopher Ober 2 , Edwin Thomas 1
1 Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, , Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.6/HH6.6
Electrical Stimulation of Nerve Cells: Image Analysis of Cell Behavior.

Kwang-Min Kim 1 , Julie Richardson 2 , Sung-Yeol Kim 1 , Celinda Kofron 2 , Diane Hoffman-Kim 1 2 , G. Tayhas Palmore 1 2
1 Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Division of Biology and Medicine, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.7/HH6.7
Immunoreactivity of Self-Assembling Peptide-Polymer Biomaterials.

Jai Rudra 1 , David Hildeman 2 , Joel Collier 1
1 Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, United States, 2 Department of Immunobiology, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.8/HH6.8
Different Macrophage Responses on Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Carbon Nanotubes.

Young Wook Chun 1 , Dongwoo Khang 1 , Thomas Webster 1
1 , Brown Univ., Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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9:00 PM - DD3.9/HH6.9
Protein Adsorption can be Controlled by Varying PEG Block Length in PEG-containing Copolymers.

Arnold Luk 1 , Sanjeeva Murthy 1 , Wenjie Wang 2 , Hak-Joon Sung 1 , Joachim Kohn 1
1 New Jersey Center for Biomaterials, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, United States, 2 Department of Physics, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, United States

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2008-12-02   Show All Abstracts

Symposium Organizers

Elizabeth Orwin Harvey Mudd College
Brenda Mann Sentrx Animal Care
Ben Wu University of California-Los Angeles
Anthony Ratcliffe Synthasome, Inc.
DD4: Applied Tissue Engineering: Tissue Engineered Products and Materials Issues in Industry
Session Chairs
Brenda Mann
Anthony Ratcliffe
Tuesday AM, December 02, 2008
Hampton A/B (Sheraton)

9:30 AM - DD4.1
Biomimetic Approaches for Tissue Engineering of Vocal Fold Lamina Propria.

Alexandra Farran 1 , Fang Jia 1 , Amit Jha 1 , Randall Duncan 2 , Xinqiao Jia 1
1 Materials Science & Engineering, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States, 2 Biological Sciences, University of Delaware, Newark, Delaware, United States

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9:45 AM - DD4.2
Development of Polymer-Based Heart Valve Tissue Engineering Scaffolds with Growth Factor Delivery.

Meghan Smith 1 , Yakov Elgudin 2 , Olivier Arnoult 3 , Nicholas Greco 2 , Mary Laughlin 2 , Steven Emancipator 4 , Brian Cmolik 2 , Gary Wnek 3
1 Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 3 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 4 Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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10:00 AM - **DD4.3
Applied Tissue Engineering-Tissue Engineered Products and Materials Issues in Industry.

Gabriele Niederauer 1
1 , ENTrigue Surgical Inc., San Antonio, Texas, United States

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10:30 AM - DD4.4
The Design of Better Vascular Stents Through Nanotechnology.

Jing Lu 1 , Dongwoo Khang 1 , Thomas J. Webster 2
1 Division of Engineering, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, 2 Division of Engineering and Orthopaedics, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, United States

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11:00 AM - DD4
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12:00 PM - DD4.7
Nanotube Surface for Significantly Accelerated Bone Healing and Tissue Engineering

Karla Brammer 1 , Seunghan Oh 1 , Sungho Jin 1
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California, United States

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12:15 PM - DD4.8
Nanocomposite Materials for Vascular Grafts Made of Collagen, Chitosan and Elastin.

Krishna Madhavan 1 , Min Li 2 , Wei Tan 1 2
1 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 2 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Institute of Health Sciences & Children’s Hospital, University of Colorado, Denver, Colorado, United States

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12:30 PM - DD4.9
Transcutaneous Biomedical Device with a Regenerative Materials Interface.

Antonio Peramo 1 , Cynthia Marcelo 2 , Steven Goldstein 5 4 , David Martin 1 3 4
1 Materials Science and Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 2 Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 5 Orthopedic Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 4 Biomedical Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States, 3 Macromolecular Science and Envineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

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12:45 PM - DD4.10
Independent Control of Fracture Toughness and Stress Relaxation of Hydrogels with Hybrid Crosslinking.

Xuanhe Zhao 1 , Nathaniel Huebsch 1 2 , David Mooney 1 , Zhigang Suo 1
1 School of Engineering and Applied Science, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States, 2 2.Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard and MIT, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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DD5: Scaffold Fabrication Methods
Session Chairs
Brenda Mann
Anthony Ratcliffe
Tuesday PM, December 02, 2008
Hampton A/B (Sheraton)

2:30 PM - DD5.1
Development of 3D Elastomeric Scaffolds with Aligned and Interconnected Pore Structures by use of Modular Cell-Laden Micropatterned Hydrogels.

Jason Nichol 1 , Joost Bruggeman 1 , Bong Geun Chung 1 , Berend-Jan De Bruin 1 , Ali Khademhosseini 1 , Robert Langer 1
1 Health Sciences and Technology, Harvard-MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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2:45 PM - DD5.2
Electrospun Fibroin-based Nanocomposites as New Vascular Graft Materials.

Walter Bonani 1 2 , Antonella Motta 1 , Wei Tan 2 3 , Claudio Migliaresi 1
1 Department of Materials Engineering and Industrial Technologies, University of Trento, Trento Italy, 2 Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, Boulder, Colorado, United States, 3 Department of Pediatrics – Cardiology, University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, Colorado, United States

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3:00 PM - **DD5.3
Additive Layered Manufacturing Methods for Complex 3D Scaffold Fabrication.

Ryan Wicker 1 2
1 Mechanical Engineering, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States, 2 W.M. Keck Center for 3D Innovation, University of Texas El Paso, El Paso, Texas, United States

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3:30 PM - DD5.4
A Novel Microfluidic Method to Fabricate Regenerated Bombyx Mori Silk Fibers for Tissue Engineering Applications.

Michelle Kinahan 1 , Emmanouela Filippidi 1 , Sarah Koester 2 , Heather Evans 2 , Thomas Pfohl 2 , David Kaplan 3 , Joyce Wong 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Boston University, Boston, Massachusetts, United States, 2 , Max Plank Institute for Dynamics and Self-Organization, Göttingen Germany, 3 Department of Biomedical Engineering Science and Technology Center, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, United States

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3:45 PM - DD5.5
Combined Nano- and Micro-fiber Electrospun Scaffolds to Maximize Stem Cell Function.

Sherif Soliman 1 , Giancarlo Forte 2 , Stefania Pagliari 2 , Antonio Rinaldi 1 , Paolo Di nardo 2 , Enrico Traversa 1
1 Chemical Science and Technology, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Rome, Italy, 2 Internal Medecine, University of Rome “Tor Vergata”, Rome, Rome, Italy

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4:30 PM - DD5.6
Investigation of Spatially Controlled Neural Stem Cell Interactions using Laser-Machined Elastomeric Microstencils.

Karen Ellison 1 2 , Douglas Chrisey 3 , Deanna Thompson 1 2
1 Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, United States, 2 Center for Biotechnology and Interdisciplinary Studies, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institite, Troy , New York, United States, 3 Materials Science and Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institite, Troy , New York, United States

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4:45 PM - DD5.7
Fibrous Biomimetic Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering.

Jean Altus 1 , Pamela Sundelacruz 1 , Maude Rowland 1 , Jennifer West 1
1 Department of Bioengineering, Rice University, Houston, TX, Texas, United States

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5:00 PM - **DD5.8
Microengineered Hydrogels for Tissue Engineering.

Ali Khademhosseini 1
1 Department of Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard-MIT Division of Health Sciences and Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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5:30 PM - DD5.9
Preparation of Core-Shell Conducting Nanofibers and Their Potential Application in Neural Tissue Engineering.

Jingwei Xie 1 , Matthew MacEwan 1 , Stephanie Willerth 1 , Daniel Moran 1 , Shelly Sakiyama-Elbert 1 , Younan Xia 1
1 Biomedical Engineering, Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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5:45 PM - DD5.10
Bio-inspired Tissue Engineering Scaffolds for Heart Valves.

Olivier Arnoult 1 , Yakov Elgudin 2 , Meghan Smith 3 , Nicholas Greco 2 , Mary Laughlin 2 , Steven Emancipator 4 , Brian Cmolik 2 , Gary Wnek 1
1 Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 2 School of Medecine, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 3 Chemical Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States, 4 Pathology, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, United States

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