Meetings & Events

1995 MRS Fall Meeting

November 27–December 1, 1995
Boston, Massachusetts
Meeting Chairs: Michael J. Aziz, Berend T. Jonker, Leslie J. Struble

Symposium Z—Thin Films and Surfaces for Bioactivity and Biomedical Applications

Chairs

Cathy Cotell, Naval Research Laboratory
Steven M. Gorbatkin, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
George Grobe, Bausch & Lomb
Anne E. Meyer, State University of New York at Buffalo

Symposium Support

  • Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Howmedica Division of Pfizer
  • Physical Electronics Incorporated
*Invited Paper

SESSION Z1: SELF-ASSEMBLY AND POLYMER THIN FILMS
Chair: Steven M. Gorbatkin
Tuesday Morning, November 28
Jefferson (S)

9:15 A.M. *Z1.1
ENGINEERING BIOMATERIALS THAT EXHIBIT RECOGNITION AND SPECIFICITY, Buddy Ratner, Erika Johnston, Caren Tidwell and Thomas Boland, University of Washington, Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering, Seattle, WA.

9:45 A.M. Z1.2
PRODUCTION OF A NOVEL SELF-ASSEMBLED, COLLAGENOUS MATRIX MIMICKING THE HIERARCHICAL STRUCTURE OF NATIVE ALIGNED CONNECTIVE TISSUE, G. Pins, D. Christiansen and F. Silver, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Biomaterials, Piscataway, NJ.

10:00 A.M. Z1.3
SELF-ASSEMBLING PEPTIDE MONOLAYERS: ENDOTHELIAL CELL BEHAVIOR ON FUNCTIONALIZED METAL SUBSTRATES, Elliot L. Chaikof, Hui S. Wang, Theodore M. Winger, Emory University, Atlanta, GA; Susan Stephens and Richard A. Dluhy, University of Georgia, Athens, GA.

10:15 A.M. BREAK

10:45 A.M. Z1.4
ELECTRIC FIELD MEDIATED DEPOSITION OF BIOACTIVE POLYPEPTIDES ON NEURAL PROSTHETIC DEVICES, Christopher J. Buchko, Kenneth M. Kozloff, Atisa Sioshansi, University of Michigan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI; K. Sue O'Shea, University of Michigan, Department of Cell Biology, Ann Arbor, MI; and David C. Martin, University of Michigan, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Ann Arbor, MI, and Macromolecular Science and Engineering Center, Ann Arbor, MI.

11:00 A.M. Z1.5
RIPPLE SHAPE, AMPLITUDE AND TEMPERATURE DEPENDENCE IN PHOSPHOLIPID Pß BILAYERS, Joseph A. Zasadzinski, University of California, Santa Barbara, Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA; and J.T. Woodward, Tulane University, Department of Chemistry, New Orleans, LA.

11:15 A.M. Z1.6
DIRECT OBSERVATION OF THE ROLE OF SP-B IN LUNG SURFACTANT, Michael M. Lipp, Ka Yee C. Lee, Joseph A. Zasadzinski and Alan J. Waring, University of California, Department of Chemical Engineering, Santa Barbara, CA.

11:30 A.M. Z1.7
A NOVEL SELF-ASSEMBLED COLLAGENOUS MATRIX WHICH SERVES AS A TEMPLATE FOR ORIENTED GROWTH OF HYDROXYAPATITE CRYSTAL, D. Christiansen, G. Pins, E. Huang and F. Silver, UMDNJ-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Division of Biomaterials, Piscataway, NJ.

11:45 A.M. Z1.8
SURFACE INDUCED CALCIUM PHOSPHATE NUCLEATION AND GROWTH, L. Song, A.A. Campbell, X.S. Li and B.C. Bunker, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Materials Science Department, Richland, WA.

SESSION Z2: POLYMERIC AND
CERAMIC SURFACE MODIFICATIONS
Chair: George L. Grobe
Tuesday Afternoon, November 28
Jefferson (S)


1:30 P.M. *Z2.1
PLASMA SURFACE MODIFICATION IN BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS, Ih-Houng Loh, Advanced Surface Technology, Inc., Billerica, MA.

2:00 P.M. Z2.2
POLYSTYRENE SURFACES TERMINATED WITH A SINGLE FUNCTIONALITY OF ALCOHOL, J.Q. Sun, I. Bello, W.M. Lau, University of Western Ontario, Department of Materials Engineering, London, Canada; R.H. Lipson, University of Western Ontario, Department of Chemistry, London, Canada; and Z.D. Lin, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Physics, Beijing, China.

2:15 P.M. Z2.3
NEW METHOD FOR BONDING POLY (ETHYLENE OXIDE) PEO TO SURFACES, Susan S. Allgor and Edward W. Merrill, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge, MA.

2:30 P.M. Z2.4
PULSED LASER DEPOSITION OF COLLAGEN THIN FILMS, J.A. Conklin and C.M. Cotell, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.

2:45 P.M. Z2.5
STUDIES OF STRUCTURE AND REACTIVITY OF POLYGLYCOLIC ACID SURFACES: EFFECT OF THE ALIPHATIC CAPPING GROUP, T.G. Vargo, Geo-Centers, Inc., Fort Washington, DC; A.S. Rudolph, M.A. Testoff, B.J. Spargo, Naval Research Laboratory, Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering, Washington, DC; and C.C. Chu, Cornell University, Department of Textiles and Apparel, Ithaca, NY.

3:00 P.M. BREAK

3:30 P.M. Z2.6
A DUAL CONSTANT COMPOSITION STUDY OF THE KINETICS OF MINERALIZATION AND DEMINERALIZATION OF BONE SUBSTITUTES, B.E. Tucker, G.L. Daubendiek,. G.H. Nancollas, State University of New York at Buffalo, Department of Chemistry, Buffalo, NY; and J.A. Bearcroft, Smith & Nephew Richards Inc., Memphis, TN.

3:45 P.M. Z2.7
FORMATION OF TITANIUM DIOXIDE CONTAINING CALCIUM PHOSPHATE CRYSTALLITES: A NEW PROCESS, Laurent-Dominique Piveteau, Louis Schlapbach, Université de Fribourg, Institut de Physique, Fribourg, Switzerland; and Beat Gasser, Dr. h.c. Robert Mathys Foundation, Bettlach, Switzerland.

4:00 P.M. Z2.8
ANALYSIS OF OXYAPATITE IN PLASMA SPRAYED HYDROXYAPATITE COATINGS, K.A. Gross, C.C. Berndt, P. Stephens and R. Dinnebier, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Stony Brook, NY.

4:15 P.M. Z2.9
THIN FILM PHOSPHATE BASED BIOACTIVE SUBSTRATES, S. Langstaff, M. Sayer, L. Weaver, Queen's University, Department of Physics, Kingston, Canada; T. Smith and S. Pugh, Millenium Biologix, Kingston, Canada.

4:30 P.M. Z2.10
FORMATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF HYDROXYAPATITE BY WET CHEMICAL METHODS, K. Panduranga Rao, Central Leather Research Institute, Biomaterials Division, Madras, India; T.S. Sampath Kumar, C.S. Pal, M. Lata and M. Sivakumar, University of Madras, Department of Nuclear Physics and Materials Science Centre, Madras, India.

4:45 P.M. Z2.11
FLUORINE AND FERRIC IONS INCORPORATION IN HYDROXYAPATITE VIA BRUSHITE HYDROLYSIS METHOD, T.S. Sampath Kumar, M. Lata, C.S. Pal, M. Sivakumar, University of Madras, Department of Nuclear Physics and Materials Science Centre, Madras, India; and K. Panduranga Rao, Central Leather Research Institute, Biomaterials Division, Madras, India.

SESSION Z3: BIOMEDICAL AND BIOSENSOR APPLICATIONS
Chairs: Catherine M. Cotell and Jeanine A. Conklin
Wednesday Morning, November 29
Jefferson (S)

8:30 A.M. *Z3.1
NOVEL POLYMERS FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS, Robert Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.

9:00 A.M. Z3.2
ESCA DETECTION OF SURFACE CARBOXYL GROUP CONCENTRATION OF POLYANHYDRIDES, J. Chen, J.A. Gardella Jr., SUNY at Buffalo, Department of Chemistry, Buffalo, NY; E. Mathiowitz and C.A. Santos, Brown University, Department of Molecular Pharmacology and Biotechnology, Providence, RI.

9:15 A.M. Z3.3
SILICON NANOTECHNOLOGY FOR BIOFILTRATION AND IMMUNOISOLATED CELL XENOGRAFTS, M. Ferrari W.H. Chu, T. Desai, D. Hansford and M. Zhang, University of California, Berkeley, Biomedical Microdevices Workshop, Berkeley, CA.

9:30 A.M. Z3.4
A CARBON BASED DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR LITHIUM, H. Maleki, D. Ila, G.M. Jenkins and L.R. Holland, Alabama A&M University, Center for Irradiation of Materials, Normal, AL.

9:45 A.M. Z3.5
ANTIBACTERIAL PROPERTIES OF A SILVER ION CHELATE, A. Razavi, K. Pidcock, A. Kibbe, A. Fazzi, M. Bradshaw, T. Murray, F. Natitus, J. Site and P. VanFossen, Wilkes University, Department of Engineering, Wilkes Barre, PA.

10:00 A.M. BREAK

10:30 A.M. *Z3.6
FUNCTIONALIZED FLUOROPOLYMER SURFACES FOR BIOMEDICAL APPLICATIONS, Terrence G. Vargo, Geo-Centers, Inc., Fort Washington, DC.

11:00 A.M. Z3.7
POLYPYRROLE - A POTENTIAL CANDIDATE FOR STIMULATED NERVE REGENERATION, V.R. Shastri, C.E. Schmidt, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge, MA; T.-H. Kim, J.P. Vacanti, Harvard University, Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA; and R. Langer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Chemical Engineering, Cambridge, MA and Harvard University, Children's Hospital, Department of Surgery, Boston, MA.

11:15 A.M. Z3.8
MOLECULAR IMPRINTING OF FILMS OF ACRYLIC POLYMERS, Sajiv Boggavarapu and Paul Calvert, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ.

11:30 A.M. Z3.9
NEW STRATEGIES FOR THE FABRICATION OF ENZYME ELECTRODES, K. Shridhara Alva, L.A. Samuelson, J. Kumar, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Physics, Lowell, MA; K.A. Marx, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Chemistry, Lowell, MA; D.L. Kaplan, US Army Natick, Biotechnology Division, RD&E Center, Natick, MA; and S.K. Tripathy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Chemistry, Lowell, MA.

11:45 A.M. Z3.10
MULTILAYER ENZYME ASSEMBLY FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NOVEL FIBER OPTIC BIOSENSOR, Zhongping Chen, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Department of Chemistry, Lowell, MA and U.S. Army Natick RD&E Center, Biotechnology Division, Natick, MA; Harry H. Gao, Jayant Kumar, University of Massachusetts, Center for Advanced Materials, Department of Physics, Lowell, MA; Kenneth Marx, Sukant K. Tripathy, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Center for Advanced Materials, Department of Chemistry, Lowell, MA; and David L. Kaplan, U.S. Army Natick RD&E Center, Biotechnology Division, Natick, MA.

SESSION Z4: BIOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO
SURFACE-MODIFIED MATERIALS
Chair: Anne E. Meyer
Wednesday Afternoon, November 29
Jefferson (S)

1:30 P.M. Z4.1
CELLULAR RESPONSE TO HETEROGENEOUSLY CHARGED POLYSTYRENE, Ravi Kapur and Jonathan Black, Clemson University, Clemson, SC; and Grace Picciolo, Food and Drug Administration, Division of Mechanics and Materials Science, Rockville, MD.

1:45 P.M. Z4.2
EFFECTS OF ELECTRIC FIELDS ON GROWTH AND PROTEIN SYNTHESIS OF BONE AND NERVE CELLS IN VITRO, Q. Qiu, M. Sayer, Queen's University, Department of Physics, Kingston, Canada; M. Kawaja, Queen's University, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, Kingston, Canada; X. Shen and J.E. Davies, University of Toronto, Center for Biomaterials, Toronto, Canada.

2:00 P.M. Z4.3
HYDROPHILIC SURFACE MODIFICATION OF PROSTHETIC ARTERIAL GRAFTS, J.M. Seeger, J. Albright, N.V. Klingman, D. Amery, C. Widenhouse, P. Martin and E.P. Goldberg, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.



2:15 P.M. Z4.4
CONDITIONS WHICH PROMOTE SELECT CELLULAR FUNCTIONS ON PEPTIDE-MODIFIED SUBSTRATES, K.C. Dee, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Troy, NY; T.T. Andersen, Albany Medical College, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Albany, NY; and R. Bizios, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Troy, NY.

2:30 P.M. *Z4.5
EFFECTS OF CERAMIC TOPOGRAPHY ON BONE HEALING, D.M. Dziedzic, J.E. Davies, University of Toronto, Centre for Biomaterials, Toronto, Canada; and I.H. Arita, McMaster University, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Hamilton, Canada.

3:00 P.M. BREAK

3:30 P.M. Z4.6
OSTEOBLAST-LIKE CELL ADHESION, MIGRATION AND MINERALIZED MATRIX FORMATION ON POROUS POLYMER-CERAMIC SYSTEMS FOR BONE REGENERATION, Cato T. Laurencin, Mohamed A. Attawia and Kelly M. Herbert, The Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Philadelphia, PA.

3:45 P.M. Z4.7
CHARACTERIZATION OF MINERAL DEPOSITS ON PLASMA-SPRAYED HA-COATED Ti-6Al-4V, V. Benezra, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cambridge, MA; M. Spector, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Department of Orthopedic Research, Boston, MA; and L.W. Hobbs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Cambridge, MA.

4:00 P.M. Z4.8
IN VIVO EVALUATION OF PULSED LASER DEPOSITED HYDROXYAPATITE COATING FOR PROSTHESIS-BONE BONDING, C.M. Cotell, J.A. Conklin, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC; R.C.Y. Auyeung, Sachs Freeman Associates, Landover, MD; S.S. Wong, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA; M. Spector, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Orthopedic Research, Boston, MA; and G.H. Nancollas, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington, DC.

4:15 P.M. Z4.9
BIOACTIVE VOID METAL COMPOSITES FOR ORTHOPEDIC IMPLANT DEVICES, Allison A. Campbell, Gordon L. Graff, Lin Song and Ken R. Sump, Pacific Northwest Laboratory, Materials Sciences Department, Richland, WA.

4:30 P.M. Z4.10
XPS STUDIES OF THE INTERACTIONS OF BIOCELLS WITH VARIOUS SILICON BASED SURFACES, S. Seal, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Department of Materials and LSS, Milwaukee, WI; S. Krezoski, T.L. Barr and D.H. Petering, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Department of Chemistry, Milwaukee, WI.

4:45 P.M. Z4.11
LASER DEPOSITION OF APATITE BASE BIOCOMPATIBLE CERAMICS, E.N. Antonov, B.N. Bagratashvili, V.K. Popov, E.N. Sobol, Russian Academy of Sciences, Scientific Research Center for Technological Lasers, Moscow, Russia; S. Howdle, K. Parker and T. Parker, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

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