2007

Modarressi, A., Pittet-Cuenod, B., and Hinz, B. (2007)Myofibroblasts: Too many and too few are too bad for wound healing. 43rd Congress of the Swiss Society of Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, October 5-6, Montreux, Switzerland (oral presentation Modarressi)

Wipff, P.-J., Rifkin, D., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2007)Myofibroblast contraction activates TGFβ1 from the extracellular matrix in a stress-controlled autocrine loop. 17th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), September 26-29, Southampton, U.K. (Young Investigator's Award to P.-J. Wipff for oral presentation)

Follonier, L., Schaub, S., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2007)Myofibroblast contraction is coordinated by intercellular mechanical coupling. 17th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), September 26-29, Southampton, U.K. (oral presentation Follonier)

Pittet, P., Lee, K., Kulik, A., Meister, J.-J., and Hinz, B. (2007)OB-cadherin establishes mechano-resistant junctions between myofibroblasts. 17th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), September 26-29, Southampton, U.K. (oral presentation Pittet)

Modarressi, A., Alizadeh, N., Pittet-Cuenod, B., and Hinz, B. (2007)Myofibroblast function is impaired by hypoxia: A possible cause for chronic wounds? 17th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), September 26-29, Southampton, U.K. (oral presentation Modarressi)

Majd, H, Quinn, T.M., and Hinz, B. (2007)Stretching but not stressing: a novel cell culture expansion approach for tissue engineering. 17th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), September 26-29, Southampton, U.K. (oral presentation Majd)

Garonna, A., Pittet, P., Smith-Clerc, J., Kulik, A., Meister, J.J., and Hinz, B. (2007)Novel silicone culture substrates correlate cell-generated forces with protein localization: a new wrinkle in an old face. 17th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), September 26-29, Southampton, U.K.

Majd, H, M. Friedrich, J. Goffin, and Hinz, B. (2007)Micro-deposition of proteins onto highly compliant surfaces. ESF-EMBO Symposium Biological Surfaces and Interfaces, July 1-6, Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain

Modarressi, A., Pittet, B., and Hinz, B. (2007)Chronic hypoxia modulates myofibroblast differentiation and function. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Plastic Surgery Research Council, June 20-23, Stanford, California, U.S.A. (oral presentation Modarressi)

Wipff, P.-J., Rifkin, D., and Hinz, B. (2007)Myofibroblast contraction activates TGFβ1 from the ECM and establishes a stress-controlled autocrine loop. Gordon Research Conference on Tissue Repair and Regeneration, June 17-22, New London, NH, U.S.A.