Lab Meeting 09/03/2016

Lab Meeting 09/03/2016
Discussed the successful 3D Bioprinting symposium yesterday, attendance 200+.

New members, welcome!

Sam Hardy
Ananya Gupta
Gunnar Mattson

Projects discussed:
Cardiac 3D Tissue Printing Project
TG II in vitro study
EVC (Early Vascular Cells)
Spheroid review
TEVG studies

Presented papers:
1. Şenel Ayaz HG, Perets A, Ayaz H, Gilroy KD, Govindaraj M, Brookstein D, Lelkes PI. Textile-templated electrospun anisotropic scaffolds for regenerative cardiac tissue engineering. Biomaterials. 2014 Oct;35(30):8540-52. doi: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2014.06.029. Epub 2014 Jul 10.
2. Henry E1, Cores J1, Hensley MT2, Anthony S3, Vandergriff A1, de Andrade JB2, Allen T2, Caranasos TG4, Lobo LJ5, Cheng K6. Adult Lung Spheroid Cells Contain Progenitor Cells and Mediate Regeneration in Rodents With Bleomycin-Induced Pulmonary Fibrosis. Stem Cells Transl Med. 2015 Nov;4(11):1265-74. doi: 10.5966/sctm.2015-0062. Epub 2015 Sep 10.
3. Krawiec JT1,2, Weinbaum JS1,2, Liao HT3,4, Ramaswamy AK1,2, Pezzone DJ1, Josowitz AD1, D’Amore A1,2,5,6, Rubin JP2,3, Wagner WR1,2,5,7, Vorp DA1,2,5,7,8. In Vivo Functional Evaluation of Tissue-Engineered Vascular Grafts Fabricated Using Human Adipose-Derived Stem Cells from High Cardiovascular Risk Populations. Tissue Eng Part A. 2016 May;22(9-10):765-75. doi: 10.1089/ten.TEA.2015.0379.
4. Amaral AJ1, Pasparakis G1. Rapid Formation of Cell Aggregates and Spheroids Induced by a “Smart” Boronic Acid Copolymer. ACS Appl Mater Interfaces. 2016 Aug 29. [Epub ahead of print]
5. Dawson KA1, Yan Y1. Drug delivery: Leukocyte-like carriers. Nat Mater. 2016 Aug 24;15(9):935-6. doi: 10.1038/nmat4737.

IncuCyte ZOOM™ Continuous Live-cell Imaging & Analysis System

Corning® stemgro® hMSC Medium

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Projects discussed:

  • Cardiac 3D Bioprinting
  • Suture, Tissue Engineered Vascular Grafts
  • Cell Seeding of a Novel Electrospun Vascular Graft Prevents Stenosis in a Mouse Model

Articles discussed / Journal Club:

  • Sarig et al. Natural myocardial ECM patch drives cardiac progenitor based restoration even after scarring. Acta Biomater. 2016 Aug 18. pii: S1742-7061(16)30427-5. doi: 10.1016/j.actbio.2016.08.031.
  • Yamaguchi et al. Mesenchymal stem cell spheroids exhibit enhanced in-vitro and in-vivo osteoregenerative potential. BMC Biotechnol. 2014 Dec 6;14:105. doi: 10.1186/s12896-014-0105-9.