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Meeting MS&T23: Materials Science & Technology
Symposium Society for Biomaterials: Biological Response to Materials and Material’s Response to Biological Environments
Sponsorship Society for Biomaterials
Organizer(s) Christopher Siedlecki, Penn State College of Medicine
Nicholas P. Ziats, Case Western Reserve University
Noelle Comolli, Villanova University
Anirban Sen Gupta, Case Western Reserve University
Scope The key defining features of a successful biomaterial are favorable interactions with the host body or tissue with which it comes into contact while also retaining the ability to perform a function as a therapy or part of a medical device. A favorable interaction, aka biocompatible, has been classically defined as one that is inert. However, the implantation of any medical device into the body will elicit a response. The goal of the biomaterials community is to learn how to facilitate that response to mitigate deleterious interaction, promote integration into the host tissue when appropriate, and facilitate device performance. The longevity and severity of that response are dictated by both biotic and abiotic factors. For decades, biomaterialists have studied the effects of the implantation procedures, the composition and design of the device, the duration of implantation, the location of the implanted device, and the intended application of the implanted materials and devices. It has become increasingly more clear that the response is not just an initial interaction, but a long term dynamic and self-perpetuating communication between the host tissue and implant material. In this symposium, the Society for Biomaterials will collectively present our current understanding of the “Biological Response to Materials and Material’s Response to Biological Environments.” Particular emphasis will be placed on the development of novel materials that facilitate the biotic and abiotic interactions, on cutting edge techniques to gain new perspectives on these mechanisms, and on how the dynamic response facilitates device performance.
Abstracts Due 05/08/2023

Antimicrobial Coatings Based on Antimicrobial Peptides for Biomedical Applications
Antimicrobial Surface Engineering: Towards Infection Resistant Implants
C-9: Dual Function of Plasma Nanocoatings in Cardiovascular Stent Applications
Cancer Cell-substrate Microenvironment Crosstalk in Metastasis Progression in Tissue Engineering Scaffolds
Development of Composite Si3N4-PEKK Biomaterial Coatings to Improve Ti6Al4V’s Antibacterial Properties and Osteogenic Response
Surface Modification of MgZnCa Alloys Using Plasma Electrolytic Oxidation to Assess Corrosion Resistance and Biocompatibility
Surface Modification Strategies for Inhibiting Biofilm Formation on Biomaterials
Tailoring of Antimicrobial Surface Through Nanostructured Ceramic Coatings
Topographical Effect on Hs27 Fibroblast Response

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