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Industrial Research & Development Poster Presentation Award Winners

(formerly the Blue Ribbon Poster Awards Winners)

This award recognizes members of corporate research and development teams that are working to show mechanisms of action or efficacy for their company's products. This award is designed to provide recognition for the best product-oriented research performed by research and development scientists within the corporate world.


2015 Winner 

P.II04 - UNIQUE FEATURE OF LIVING AMNIOTIC TISSUE: CELL PROTECTION FROM OXIDANT-INDUCED DAMAGE VIA THE RELEASE OF ANTI-OXIDANT MEDIATORS
Y. Arnold1 , A. Gyurdieva1 , A. Johnson1 , A. Danilkovitch1
 1 Osiris Therapeutics, Columbia, MD USA   

2014 Finalist

FIRST PLACE: BIO.12 - CONTROLLED RELEASE OF NITRIC OXIDE THROUGH ZEOLITE SACHETS
M. Neidrauer1 , A. Bhattacharyya2 , S. Julius2 , C. Moorehead2 , J. Belle3 , K. A. Barbee2 , S. G. Joshi3 
 1Zeomedix, Inc., Exton, PA USA ;  2Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA USA ;  3Drexel University College Of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pa USA 

CW.01 - A POLYURETHANE FOAM WOUND DRESSING CONTAINING A BOUND CATIONIC POLYMER RAPIDLY KILLS PLANKTONIC BACTERIA AND PREVENTS BIOFILM FORMATION IN THE PRESENCE OF SERUM
B. Liesenfeld1 , P. L. Tran4 , A. De Souza5 , D. Mehta5 , G. S. Schultz1,2 , A. Hamood3 , T. W. Reid3,4 
 1Quick-Med Technologies, Inc., Gainesville, FL USA ;  2University Of Florida, Gainesville, FL USA ;  3Texas Tech Unversity, Lubbock, TX USA ;  4Texas Tech Unversity, Lubbock, TX USA ;  5Viridis Biopharma Ltd., Mumbai, MAHARASHTRA India
 
CW.13 - AN IN VIVO EFFICACY EVALUATION OF VARIOUS WOUND TREATMENT PRODUCTS FOR THEIR RELATIVE DEBRIDEMENT ACTIVITY, USING A PORCINE WOUND ESCHAR MODEL
K. Lam1 , H. Somers2 , P. S. Attar1 
 1BRIDGE PTS, Inc., San Antonio, TX USA ;  2Hydrofera Blue, Libertyville, IL USA
 

2013 Finalist

FIRST PLACE  -  BRC.07 - MIR29: A NOVEL REGULATORY FUNCTION OF MIR 29 IN KELOID FORMATION
G. Zhang1 MD, Z. Li1 MD, W. Gao1 MD, A. Wang1 MD, D. Lin1 MD, J. Yang1 MD - 1Department Of Hand And Plastic Surgery, The 2nd Affiliated Hospital Of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, ZHEJIANG, China

BRC.01 - THE IMPORTANCE OF STEM CELLS IN A BILAYERED LIVING CELLULAR CONSTRUCT USED TO HEAL CHRONIC WOUNDS
M. W. Carlson1 Ph.D., M. Jackman1 , D. Baksh1 Ph.D. - 1Organogenesis, Inc., Canton, MA, USA

BRC.02 - ANTIMICROBIAL EFFICACY OF A TOPICAL OINTMENT CONTAINING NITRIC OXIDE LOADED ZEOLITE
M. Neidrauer1 Ph.D., U. K. Ercan2 BS, A. Bhattacharyya2 BS,M.E.Sc., R. Trikha2 BS, K. A. Barbee2 Ph.D., S. G. Joshi3 MD, Ph.D., M.S. - 1Zeomedix, Inc., Malvern, PA, USA; - 2Drexel University, Philadelphia, PENNSYLVANIA, USA; - 3Drexel University College Of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, USA

BRC.03 - THE IMPORTANCE OF TWO CELL TYPES IN A BILAYERED LIVING CELLULAR CONSTRUCT IN RESPONSE TO TNF-ALPHA STIMULUS
M. Fakharzadeh1 , A. Wojtowicz1 Ph.D., B. Lamothe1 BS, D. Baksh1 Ph.D. - 1Organogenesis, Inc., Canton, MA, USA

BRC.04 - A MODIFIED COLLAGEN GEL ENHANCES HEALING OUTCOME IN A PRE-CLINICAL SWINE MODEL OF EXCISIONAL WOUNDS
H. Elgharably1 MD, S. Roy1 Ph.D., S. Khanna1 Ph.D., M. Abas1 BS, P. D. Ghatak1 , A. Das1 , K. Mohammed1 MD, C. K. Sen1 Ph.D. - 1The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA

BRC.05 - IMPROVEMENT OF HUMAN KERATINOCYTE MIGRATION BY A REDOX ACTIVE BIOELECTRIC DRESSING
P. D. Ghatak1 , J. Banerjee1 , S. Khanna1 Ph.D., S. Roy1 Ph.D., C. K. Sen1 Ph.D. - 1Comprehensive Wound Center, Davis Heart & Lung Research Institute, Columbus, OHIO, USA

BRC.06 - THE EFFECT OF PULSED RADIO FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC (PRFE) FIELDS ON ORGANOTYPIC CULTURES OF NON DIABETC AND DIABETIC TISSUE USING RT-PCR AND MICROARRAY ANALYSIS
J. Moffett1 Ph.D., R. G. Frykberg2 , J. J. Banks2 , D. Hardy2 BS, L. M. Fray1 BS - 1Regenesis Biomedical, Scottsdale, AR, USA; - 2Carl T. Hayden VA Medical Center, Phoenix, AR, USA


 

2012 Finalists

JOINT FIRST PLACE - BRC.02 - HUMAN RECOMBINANT TYPE-I COLLAGEN BASED SCAFFOLDS, INNOVATIVE EFFECTIVE BIOMATERIAL FOR CUTANEOUS WOUND HEALING
S. Shilo1 Ph.D.,M.D, S. Roth1, T. Amzel1, T. Harel-Adar1 Ph.D., F. Grynspan1 Ph.D., O. Shoseyov1,2 Ph.D. -1CollPlant Ltd, Ness-Ziona,, Israel; - 2The Hebrew University Of Jerusalem, Rehovot,, Israel

JOINT FIRST PLACE - BRC.04 - EVALUATION OF DOSING EFFECTS OF A HUMAN FIBROBLAST-DERIVED DERMAL SUBSTITUTE (DS) ON WOUND CLOSURE IN A FULL-THICKNESS DERMAL WOUND MODEL IN ATHYMIC RATS
C. S. Young1 Ph.D., C. E. Wilkins-Port1 Ph.D., C. Self1, C. E. Hart1 Ph.D. - 1Advanced BioHealing, Brentwood, TN, USA

THIRD PLACE - BRC.05 - HEALING CHARACTERISTICS OF FULL-THICKNESS WOUNDS TREATED WITH A BILAYERED LIVING CELLULAR CONSTRUCT IN DIABETIC MINIATURE SWINE
J. Qiao1 MD, Ph.D., E. Medeiros1 BS, T. Bollenbach1 Ph.D., D. Bates1 MD, Ph.D. - 1Organogenesis Inc., Canton, MA, USA

2012 Finalists and Runner Ups

BRC.03 - THE EFFECT OF PULSED RADIO FREQUENCY ELECTROMAGNETIC (PRFE) FIELDS ON OXIDATIVE STRESS PATHWAYS INVOLVED IN THE INFLAMMATORY PHASE OF WOUND HEALING

J. Moffett1 Ph.D., L. M. Fray1 BS - 1Regenesis Biomedical, Inc, Scottsdale, AZ USA

BRC.06 - EVALUATION OF WOUND DEBRIDEMENT EFFICACY OF PROTEOLYTIC ENZYMES FROM THE FUNGUS ASPERGILLUS MELLEUS
L. Shi1 Ph.D., A. Jovanovic1 Ph.D., S. Tetens1 BS, C. Langat1, E. Roche1 Ph.D., D. Carson1 Ph.D.,DABT -1Healthpoint Biotherapeutics, Fort Worth, TX, USA

BRC.07 - CAUTION WHEN COMBINING WOUND PRODUCTS
G. Schultz1,2 Ph.D., B. Liesenfeld2 Ph.D., A. Mikhaylova2 Ph.D., J. Olderman2 Ph.D., P. Phillips1 Ph.D. -1University Of Florida, Gainesville, Fl, USA; - 2Quick-Med Technologies, Inc, Gainesville, Fl, USA.

 


2011 Finalists

2011 First Place - BRC.04 - IMPROVED HEALING IN WEANLING PIG MODEL OF VESICANT INJURY SHOWN BY HIGH FEATURE ANTIMICROBIAL DRESSING

B. Liesenfeld1 Ph.D., A. Mikhaylova1 Ph.D., G. S. Schultz1, 2 Ph.D. 
1Quick-Med Technologies, Gainesville, FL; 2University Of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Second Place - BRC.14 - THROMBIN PEPTIDE TP508 STIMULATES DERMAL WOUND HEALING IN GAMMA-IRRADIATED ICR MICE B. 

B. Olwzewska-Pazdrak1, 4 MD, K. BurckartBS, T. Toliver-Kinsky2 Ph.D., B. Loucas3 Ph.D., M. Cornforth3Ph.D., D. Carney 1, 4Ph.D. 
1Department Of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, University Of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX;  2Dept Of Anesthesia, University Of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX; 3Dept Of Radiation Oncology And Biolocy, Galveston, TX; 4RADIX Therapeutics, LLC, Galveston, TX

Third Place - BRC.02 - UNIQUE DRUG DRAMATICALLY AUGMENTS WOUND CLOSURE AND SCARRING BY ACCELERATING CRITICAL HEALING STAGES.
L. Braiman-Wiksman1 Ph.D., E. Braude1 MD, E. Brener1 Ph.D., M. Ben-Hamo1 BA, R. Mandil Levin1 Ph.D., T. Tennenbaum1 MD,Ph.D. 1Heal-Or Ltd., Rehovot, ISRAEL

Finalists and Runner Ups

BRC.01 - WOUND HEALING CHARACTERISTICS OF TWO TYPES OF ACUTE FULL THICKNESS WOUNDS IN THE PRESENCE OF A LIVING CELLULAR CONSTRUCT IN A HANFORD MINIATURE SWINE MODEL

T. J. Bollenbach1Ph.D., E. Medeiros1 BS, D. Bates1 MD,Ph.D.  1Organogenesis Inc., Canton, MA

BRC.03 - THE EFFECTS OF A NOVEL SPRAYABLE SKIN EQUIVALENT ON WOUND HEALING 
B. M. Kiedaisch1, E. Rolland2Ph.D., D. Carson1 Ph.D.,DABT 
1HealthPoint Ltd., Fort Worth, TX;  2DFB Bioscience, Lausanne, NA

BRC.05 - NATURAL POLYMERS FOR CRANIOFACIAL ENGINEERING
M. A. Lokuta1 Ph.D., K. R. Gratz1 Ph.D., B. M. Steiglitz1 Ph.D., J. C. Pirnstill1 BS, K. K. Schaeve1 BS, T. F. Wiesner1 BS, M. L. Bucholtz1 BA, S. Sisson1 BS, B. L. Allen-Hoffmann1 Ph.D. 
1Stratatech Corporation, Madison, WI

BRC.06 - DEFICIENT DERMAL REMODELING CORRECTED BY ADULT AND FETAL FIBROBLASTS TRANSPLANTATION
C. C. Yates1, 2 Ph.D., D. L. WhaleyBS,MS, A. Wells1, 2 MD,DMSc 
1University Of Pittsburgh School Of Medicine Department Of Pathology , Pittsburgh, PA; 2Pittsburgh Veterans Affair Medical Center, PIttsburgh, PA

BRC.07 - THE PROLONGED INFLAMMATORY RESPONSE IN DIABETIC WOUND HEALING IS ASSOCIATED WITH DOWN-REGULATION OF MICRORNA 146A 
J. Xu1 Ph.D., W. Wu1 BS, L. Zhang1 , W. Dorsett-Martin1 , M. E. Mitchell1 MD, K. W. Liechty1 MD 
1University Of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS

BRC.08 - EVALUATION OF ANTI-INFLAMMATORY EFFECT OF CLOSTRIDIUM COLLAGENASE AND ITS COLLAGEN DEGRADATION PRODUCTS 
L. Shi1 Ph.D., B. Kiedaisch1 , R. Ermis1 BS, N. Hudson1 , D. Carson1 Ph.D.,DABT 
1Healthpoint, Ltd., Fort Worth, TX

BRC.09 - TISSUE-BASED CYTOKINE IMMUNOTHERAPY FOR SKIN CANCER 
M. A. Lokuta1 Ph.D., A. R. Comer1 Ph.D., B. L. Soto1 Ph.D., M. Vander Zanden1 BS, M. L. Bucholtz1 BS, B. L. Allen- Hoffmann1 Ph.D.
1Stratatech Corporation, Madison, WI

BRC.10 - HUMAN BONE MARROW, ENDOTHELIAL AND MESENCHYMAL CELLS HAVE SIGNIFICANT EFFECTS IN REPAIRING HUMAN ISLET INJURY IN VITRO. 
L. LuoMD, F. Xiong1 , J. Z. Luo1, 2 BS 
1Stem Cell Biology, Roger Williams Hospital, Boston University, Shool Of Medicine , Providence, RI;  2Brown Alpart Medical School, Providence, RI

BRC.11 - USE OF A COLONY-FORMING EFFICIENCY (CFE) ASSAY TO SELECT ROBUST KERATINOCYTE CELL LINES FOR BILAYERED LIVING CELL CONSTRUCT (BLCC) GENERATION 
Z. Guo1 Ph.D., D. Baksh1 Ph.D. 
1Organogenesis Inc., Canton, MA

BRC.12 - MODIFICATION OF NANOPARTICLE AGGREGATE SURFACES TO AFFECT BACTERIAL MIGRATION AND BIOFILM FORMATION 
J. V. St. John1 Ph.D. 
1ULURU, Addison, TX

BRC.13 - SUBCUTANEOUS ADIPOCYTES IN WOUND HEALING - THE ROLE OF ADIPONECTIN. 
R. Mandil Levin1 Ph.D., M. Ben Hamo1 BA, L. Braiman-Wiksman1 Ph.D., T. Tennenbaum1 MD,Ph.D.
1Heal-Or Ltd., Rehovot, ISRAEL


 

2010 

Allen Comer, Ph.D.1, Joely Straseski, Ph.D.2, Sara Pirnstill, B.S.1, Kristi Schaeve, B.S.1, Maggie Bach1, Jennifer Murphy, M.D.2, Lynn Allen-Hoffmann, Ph.D.1.

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1Stratatech Corporation, Madison, WI, USA, 2University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI, USA.
Sustained Expression Of Angiogenic Factors Stimulates Vascularized Granulation Tissue Deposition In Diabetic Mice


2009

John Centanni, Christina Thomas-Virnig, Ph.D, Colette Johnston, Li-Ke He, M.D., Sandy Schlosser, Kelly Van Winkle, Ruibing Chen, Angela Gibson, Andrea Szilagyi, Lingjun Li, Ph.D, Shankar Ravi, Ph.D, B. Lynn Allen-Hoffmann, Ph.D.

Inhibition Of Multidrug-resistant Acinetobacter Baumannii By Non-viral Expression Of HCAP-18 In A Bioengineered Human Skin Tissue

2008

Richard Nuccitelli, Pamela Nuccitelli, Changyi Li, Suman Narsing, David Vendt, David Pariser, and Antoinette Hood
The Electric Field at Human Skin Wounds Declines Sharply with Age


2007

Patrick J. Parks
In Situ Proteomics of Wounds Using Formallin Fixed Paraffin Embedded Tissue


2006

Bernd Liesenfeld, Gregory Schultz, William Toreki, Roy Carr, David Moore, Christopher Batich, Gerald Olderman
Quick-Med Technologies, University of Florida
A Novel Moist Wound Healing Dressing that Provides Sustained Antimicrobial Activity and Protease Inhibition to Speed Wound Healing


2005

Pamel Nuccitelli, President and Richard Nuccitelli, VP, R&D
RPN Research
The Bioelectric Field Imager: A New Tool for Measuring the Electronic Field Around Skin Wounds


2004

Andreas Goppelt
SWITCH Biotech AG, Germany
Alpha1-Antichymotrypsin - A Human Serpin with the Potential to Heal Diabetic Ulcers