Biomaterial-Tissue Interaction SIG

Timeslot: Thursday, April 4, 2019 - 1:45pm to 3:45pm
Track: Engineered Microenvironments
Room: Chelan 4


Abstracts will be available for download on April 3, 2019.

  • 1:45:00 PM 281. Assessment of in vivo Degradation of Polypropylene Hernia Mesh, X. Lu*(1), B. Cotton(1), T. Heniford(2), V. Augenstein(2), M. Harman(1); (1)Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA, (2)Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC, USA

  • 2:00:00 PM 282. Toll-like Receptor Activation by Adsorbed Damage-Associated Molecular Patterns on Polymeric Surfaces, L. McKiel*, K. Woodhouse, L. Fitzpatrick; Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada

  • 2:15:00 PM 283. Neuronal Cell Adhesion Molecule L1 Improves Quality of Chronic Neural Recording in Mouse Visual Cortex, A. Golabchi*(1,2), K. Woeppel(1,2), X. Cui(1,2,3); (1)University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (2)Center for Neural Basis of Cognition, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, (3)McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

  • 2:30:00 PM 284. The Role of Toll-like Receptors 2 and 4 in the Foreign Body Response to Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels, L. Saleh*(1), D. Faulon Marruecos(1), S. Thomas(2), W. Janssen(2), S. Alper(2), D. Schwartz(1), J. Kaar(1), S. Bryant(1); (1)University of Colorado Boulder, Boulder, CO, USA, (2)National Jewish Health, Denver, CO, USA

  • 2:45:00 PM 285. Resveratrol Delivery from Porous Poly(lactide-co-glycolide) Scaffolds Promotes an Anti-inflammatory Environment within Visceral Adipose Tissue, M. Gower*, K. Murphy, M. Hendley, C. Isely, P. Annamalai; University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, USA

  • 3:00:00 PM 286. The Anti-PEG Immune Response: Fact, Fiction, or a Legitimate Concern for Biomaterials?, A. Isaac*, V. Winklepleck, D. Alge; Texas A&M University, Bryan, TX, USA

  • 3:15:00 PM 287. Differential Degeneration Patterns of the Proximal and Distal Stumps in a Sciatic Gap-Injury Model in the Rabbit Highlight the Role of Gap-Length in Preventing Regeneration, A. Merolli*, W. Chang, J.AM. Steele, A. Pastino, J. Kohn; Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, Piscataway, NJ, USA

  • 3:30:00 PM 288. Interaction of a Secreted Disulfide Bond Catalyst with the Extracellular Matrix in Pancreatic Cancer, C. Millar-Haskell*, J. Gleghorn; University of Delaware, Newark, DE, USA