Monday Morning (July 24, 1995) - The Biology Driving Biocompatibility|
B.D. RATNER, University of Washington, USA - Welcome and Introductory Remarks
T.A HORBETT, University of Washington, USA - Discussion Leader
D. LAUFFENBERGER, University of Illinois at Urbana, USA
"Engineering Cell Receptor Processes"
M. PIERSCHBACHER, Telios Pharmaceuticals, USA
Monday Evening (July 24, 1995) - The Foreign Body Reaction
B.D. RATNER, University of Washington, USA - Discussion Leader
J. ANDERSON, Case Western University, USA
"Cell and Surface Dependent Interactions in the Foreign Body Reaction"
J. EATON - Albany Medical, USA
"Acute Inflammatory Response to Biomaterials"
Tuesday Morning (July 25, 1995) - The Bone-Biomaterials Interface
R. PILLIAR, University of Toronto, Canada - Discussion Leader
J. DAVIES, University of Toronto, Canada
"BONEGATE: A Vision of Bonding"
P. THOMSEN, University of Goteborg, Sweden
"Aspects on the Healing Response and Structure of the Biomaterials-Tissue Interface"
T. EINHORN, Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, N.Y., USA
"The Cellular Biology of Fracture Healing: Relevance to Interactions at the Bone Implant Interface"
Tuesday Evening (July 25, 1995) - The Blood-Biomaterials Interface
J. HUBBELL, University of Texas at Austin, USA - Discussion Leader
P.C. JOHNSON, University of Pittsburgh, USA
"Engineering the Clinical/Cardiovascular Biomaterial Interface"
R. COLMAN, Temple University, USA
"Surface-Mediated Proteinase and Cellular Activation: Implications for Biocompatibility"
Wednesday Morning (July 26, 1995) - Particulates, Porosity and Biocompatibility
A. VON RECUM, Clemson University, USA - Discussion Leader
L. CIMA, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA
"Fabrication of Hierarchically Structured Devices"
S. GOLDRING, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
"Particle Mediated Effects on Cytokine Release"
D. MOONEY, University of Michigan, USA
"Regulation of a Hepatocyte Function by Cell Shape and Soluble Signals"
Wednesday Evening (July 26, 1995) -
The Tissue-Biomaterials Interface and Tissue Engineering
A.S. HOFFMAN, University of Washington, USA - Discussion Leader
H. GREISLER, Loyola University Chicago, USA
"Engineering Spontaneous Endothelialization of Blood Contacting Biomaterials"
G. GROSS, University of North Texas, USA
"Long-term Electrophysiological Behavior of Monolayer Neuronal Networks Growing on Multielectrode
Arrays in Culture"
Thursday Morning (July 27, 1995) - The Bacteria-Biomaterials Interface
S.L. COOPER, University of Delaware, USA - Discussion Leader
J. BRYERS, Montana State University, USA
"Bacterial Infections of Biomaterials: Issues Related to Causes and Prevention"
L. HAZLETT, Wayne State University, USA
"Molecular Mechanisms of Bacterial Adhesion"
R. DICKINSON - University of Florida, USA
"Quantitative Characterization Of Specific and Non-Specific Mechanisms of Bacterial Adhesion to Biomaterials
in Well-Defined Flow Conditions."
Thursday Evening (July 27, 1995) - To be Announced
Friday Morning (July 28, 1995) - Recognition and Biospecific Materials
M. JOZEFOWICZ, Universit Paris-Nord, France - Discussion Leader
I. CHAIKEN, SmithKline Beecham Pharmaceuticals, USA
"Biomolecular Recognition: Principles, Measurement and Design"
A. CAMPBELL, Battelle Pacific Northwest Labs, USA
"Self Assembled Systems and Biomineralization"