Regenerative Engineering Technical Program

*Note: this program is preliminary and is subject to change*


Saturday, October 27, 2018

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM REGISTRATION
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM Morning Coffee
8:45 AM - 9:10 AM Opening Remarks: Guillermo Ameer, Northwestern University, MaCalus Hogan, University of Pittsburgh, Cato Laurencin, University of Connecticuit
9:10 AM - 10:40 AM SESSION 1: UROLOGICAL REGENERATIVE ENGINEERING
9:10 AM - 9:55 AM Opening Plenary Speaker: Interventional Strategies for Healthy Aging & to Delay Age-Related Disorders Johnny Huard, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston
9:55 AM - 10:10 AM Bioprinting and Controlled Perfusion of 3D Vascularized Proximal Tubule Models Neil Lin, Harvard University
10:10 AM - 10:40 AM Plenary Speaker: Noncellular Regenerative Urology Margot Damaser, Cleveland Clinic
10:40 AM - 11:10 AM BREAK
11:10 AM - 1:10 PM SESSION 2: MUSCULOSKELETAL REGENERATIVE ENGINEERING
11:10 AM - 11:40 AM Plenary Speaker: Citrate Chemistry and Biology for Biomaterials Design and Regenerative Engineering Jian Yang, Pennsylvania State University
11:40 AM - 11:55 AM NANOG Reverses the Hallmarks of Aging in Skeletal Muscle Progenitors Aref Shahini, University at Buffalo
11:55 AM - 12:25 PM Plenary Speaker: Shilpa Sant, University of Pittsburgh
12:25 PM - 12:40 PM Robust Bone Formation through the Developmental Condensation and Endochondral Ossification of Human Mesenchymal Stem Cells within Their Own Extracellular Matrix Yuwei Liu, University of Pittsburgh
12:40 PM - 1:10 PM Plenary Speaker: Modular Microtissues for Engineered Regeneration of Vascularized Bone Jan Stegemann, University of Michigan
1:10 PM - 1:25 PM Electrically Enriched Mesenchymal STEM CELLS for Osteoarthritis Treatment Tim Kamaldinov, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1:25 PM - 2:45 PM LUNCH
2:45 PM - 4:30 PM SESSION 3: CARDIOVASCULAR REGENERATIVE ENGINEERING
2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

Plenary Speaker: Polymer Design to Positively Influence Cardiac Wall Remodeling Following Myocardial Infarction William Wagner, McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM Monocytes Contribute Directly to the Regeneration of Endothelium in a-Cellular Vascular Grafts Randall Smith Jr., The State University of New York at Buffalo
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Plenary Speaker: To Regenerate a Vascular Conduit from Scratch Yadong Wang, Cornell University
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM Networking Reception & Poster Session

Sunday, October 28, 2018

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

REGISTRATION

9:00 AM - 9:25 AM Morning Coffee
9:25 AM - 9:35 AM Opening Remarks
9:35 AM - 2:25 PM SESSION 4: SOFT TISSUE REGENERATIVE ENGINEERING 
9:35 AM - 10:20 AM

Opening Plenary Speaker: Biomaterials for Soft Tissue Regeneration

David Kaplan, Tufts University

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM Plenary Speaker: Lessons Learned in a Decade of Printing Cartilage Lawrence J. Bonassar, Cornell University
10:50 AM - 11:05 AM Metabolic Labeling and Chemoselective Functionalization of Native Biomaterials Piyumi Wijesekara, Carnegie Mellon University
11:05 AM - 11:20 AM Bioprinted 3D Liver Model for Improved Drug Toxicity Studies G. Janani, IIT Guwahati
11:20 AM - 12:30 PM BREAK
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM Plenary Speaker: Annealed Granular Hydrogels for Tissue Regeneration Tatiana Segura, Duke University
1:00 PM - 1:15PM Sealing and Repair of Soft Tissues Using Light-Activated Nanomaterials Kaushal Rege, Arizona State University
1:15 PM - 1:45 PM Plenary Speaker: Mesenchymal Stem Cell-Based Modulation of Synovial Macrophage Activation Toward Slowing Osteoarthritic Disease Progression Mariah Hahn, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM Plenary Speaker: Organs-on-a-Plate and Injectable Tissues Milica Radisic, University of Toronto
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Closing Remarks