Tuesday, November 14, 2006: 8:30 AM-11:00 AM
Yerba Buena Ballroom 5 (Marriott San Francisco)
#190 - Injectable Biomaterials (08B07)
This session will present studies of injectable gel-forming or self assembling polymeric materials designed for use as cell or biomolecule delivery agents, or as space filling implants.
Chair:John P. Fisher
CoChair:Andrew J. Putnam
8:30 AMNovel Thermally Responsive Macromers for the Fabrication of Injectable, in Situ Crosslinkable Hydrogels
Michael C. Hacker, Leda Klouda, Brandy B. Ma, James D. Kretlow, Antonios G. Mikos
8:50 AMRapidly Setting Calcium Phosphate Cements Based on Amorphous Tricalcium Phosphate Nanoparticles
Tobias J. Brunner, Marc Bohner, Wendelin J. Stark
9:10 AMEvaluation of Novel Injectable Hydrogels
Jennifer Vernengo, Garland Fussell, Anthony M. Lowman
9:30 AMBiodegradable, Injectable Poly(Ester Urethane)Urea Delivery Systems for Bone Tissue Engineering
K. L. Zienkiewicz, Scott A. Guelcher
9:50 AMA Novel Injectable Polymeric Biomaterial Poly(Propylene Fumarate-Co-Caprolactone) with Controllable Properties for Bone and Nerve Regenerations
Shanfeng Wang, Lichun Lu, Diederik H. Kempen, Godard C. W. De Ruiter, Jarred J. Nesbitt, James A. Gruetzmacher, Andrew M. Knight, Theresa E. Hefferan, Bradford L. Currier, Anthony J. Windebank, Michael J. Yaszemski
10:10 AMThermal Gelation and Phase Equilibria of Responsive Elastin-Mimetic Triblock Hydrogels
David S. Hart, Ajit J. M. D'Souza, C. Russell Middaugh, Stevin H. Gehrke
10:30 AMModeling and Gelation Kinetics of Injectable in Situ Crosslinkable Poly(Lactide-Ethylene Oxide-Fumarate) Hydrogel Networks
Alireza S. Sarvestani, Esmaiel Jabbari

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