STAR Awards - Session 2

Timeslot: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 3:15pm to 4:45pm


Dental/Craniofacial Biomaterials

91. “Do Quaternary Ammonium Based-Dental Composites Affect the Subgingival Microbiota?  A Study on Microcosm Biofilms Cultured from Subgingival Plaque,” Abdulrahman Balhaddad

Immune Engineering

99. “Exogenous Delivery of Indoleamine 2,3-Dioxygenase Reverses Disease Severity in Psoriasis,” Sabrina Macias

100. “Quality of CD8+ T cell Immunity Evoked in Lymph Nodes is Compartmentalized by Route of Antigen Transport and Functional in Tumor Context,” Meghan J. O’Melia


36. “Stimuli-Responsive Nanoreporter for Early Monitoring of Immunotherapy Response,” Anh Nguyen

107. “Protein Corona Formed on Nanoparticles Is Sensitive to Isomeric Differences In Surface Chemistry,” Sridevi Conjeevaram

Ophthalmic Biomaterials

545. “Mucoadhesion and Mucopenetration of Self-assembled Poly(Lactic Acid)-Block-Poly(Oligoethylene Glycol Methacrylate) Block Copolymer Nanoparticles with Different Ethylene Oxide Side-Chain Lengths,” Ridhdhi Dave

Orthopaedic Biomaterials

159. “Biomimetic Mg-Doped Type I Collagen / Hydroxyapatite Scaffold and Membrane Induces Osteogenesis in Mesenchymal Stem Cells Faster than in 2D Environment,” Ava Brozovich

76. “Using Chemical Imaging in Probing Spectral Biomarker of Pseudo-capsule Macrophages in Response to Metal Debris,” Songyun Liu

Surface Characterization & Modification

271. “Effects of Zwitterionic Polymer Brush Density and Chain Length on Resisting Protein Adsorption,” Julia King

130. “Tannin/glycosaminoglycan-based Polyelectrolyte Multilayers Improve the Endothelialization of TiO2 Nanotubes,” Roberta Sabino

Tissue Engineering

58. “Bio-Mimetic Peptide Nanofiber Hydrogel Promotes Regenerative Healing in the Murine and Porcine In Vivo Models,” Maksym Krutko

43. “Engineered Human Tissues for Assessing Cosmic Radiation Damage,” Daniel Tavakol

109. “A Gelatin Hydrogel Model of the Endometrium and Trophoblast Invasion,” Samantha Zambuto


Abstracts will be available for download on April 20, 2021.