2009

Follonier, L., Buscemi, L., and Hinz, B. (2009): Regulation of myofibroblast contractions. Joint Hamilton/Toronto Symposium "Cellular Basis of Fibrosis and its Contribution to Human Disease", October 6, Oakville, Canada (oral presentation Follonier)

Shieh, A. C. Hinz, B., Swartz, M.A. (2009)Interstitial flow stimulates fibroblast-dependent tumor cell invasion by establishing a gradient of active TGFβ1. October 7-10, BMES Annual Fall Scientific Meeting, Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A.

Vigato E, Pietramaggiori G, Modarressi A, Meister J, Hinz B, Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2009)Reversibility of the negative effect of hypoxia on skin myofibroblasts differentiation: in vitro-in vivo correlations. Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Plastic, Esthetical, and Reconstructive Surgery, October 2-3, Interlaken, Switzerland. (oral presentation Vigato)

Pietramaggiori, G., Scherer, S., Vigato, E., Modarressi, A., Hinz, B., Orgill, D.P., Pittet-Cuenod, B., (2009) The secret about platelet efficacy in wound healing, Proceeding of Swiss Society of Plastic Surgery 2009, Interlaken 2009 Annual Meeting of Swiss Society of Plastic, Esthetical, and Reconstructive Surgery, October 2-3, Interlaken, Switzerland (oral presentation Pietramaggiori)

Vigato E, Pietramaggiori G, Harder Y, Hinz B, Pittet-Cuenod B, Bassetto F. (2009)Le Onde d'urto nella modulazione della guarigione delle ferite. Congresso Nazionale della Societa' Italiana di Chirurgia Plastica Ricostruttiva e Estetica, September 28-October 1t, San Remo, Italy (oral presentation Vigato)

Vigato E, Pietramaggiori G, Tobalem M, Harder Y, Hinz B, Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2009)The effects of shockwaves on cells and tissues. European Council of Scientists in Plastic Surgery (ECSAPS), September 18-19, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (oral presentation Vigato)

Majd, H, Wipff, P.-J., Buscemi, L., Buenoc, M., Vonwil, D. ,Quinn, T.M., and Hinz, B. (2009)Cell Culture Expansion Approach for Preserving Mesenchymal Stem Cell Proliferation and Phenotype, 22 European Conference on Biomaterials (ESB), September 7-11, Lausanne, Switzerland (oral presentation Majd)

Majd, H., Pietramaggiorri, G., Pittet-Cuenod, B., Quinn, T. M., Hinz, B. (2009)Culture on highly expandable and compliant surfaces accelerates the expansion of non-fibrogenic fibroblasts for cell therapy, 8th European Burns Association Conference (EBA), September 2-5, Lausanne, Switzerland (oral presentation; medal for outstanding abstract Majd)

Pietramaggiori, G., Vigato, E., Modarressi, A., Scherer, S., Meister, J.-J., Hinz, B., Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2009)Mechanical versus pharmacological modulation of myofibroblast functiona new perspective to improve wound healing" 8th European Burns Association Conference (EBA), September 2-5, Lausanne, Switzerland (medal for outstanding abstract Pietramaggiori)

Vigato E, Pietramaggiori G, Scherer S, Modarressi A, Hinz B, Pittet-Cuenod, B. (2009)The crosstalk of quiescent platelets and fibroblasts triggers angiogenesis and wound repair. 8th European Burns Association Conference (EBA), September 2-5, Lausanne, Switzerland

Vigato, E., Pietramaggiori, G., Bassetto, F., Hinz, B., and Pittet-Cuenod, B., (2009)The effect of shockwaves on differentiation of myofibroblasts, 5th Joint Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS) and the Wound Healing Society (WHS), August 25-29, Limoges, France (best poster prize Vigato)

Modarressi, A., Pietramaggiori, G., Vigato, E., Pittet-Cuenod, B., and Hinz, B(2009)Hypoxia impairs skin myofibroblast differentiation and function , 5th Joint Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS) and the Wound Healing Society (WHS), August 25-29, Limoges, France (oral presentation Vigato)

Follonier, L., Buscemi, L., and Hinz, B. (2009)Ca2+-dependent microcontractile events in myofibroblasts: Evidence for a lock-step-mechanism of matrix remodeling. Gordon Research Conference of Collagens, July, 19-24, New Hampshire, U.S.A. (oral presentation Follonier)

Buscemi, L., Follonier, L., and Hinz, B. (2009)Combined fluorescence and atomic force microscopy correlate cytoplasmic Ca2+ oscillations with nano-contractile events in myofibroblasts. Gordon Research Conference on Tissue Repair and Regeneration, June, 14-19, 2009, New Hampshire, U.S.A. (oral presentation Buscemi)

Broiles, J.L., Hinz, B., Wipff, P.-J., Howard, E.W., Haaksma, C.J. and Tomasek, J.J., (2009)Mechano-regulated expression of smooth muscle a-actin in myofibroblasts is mediated by actin dynamics and localization of myocardin related transcription factor A, Experimental Biology Meeting 2009, April 18-22, New Orleans, LA, U.S.A

Vigato, E, Pietramaggiori ,G, Hinz B, Pittet-Cuenod, B, Bassetto, F, (2009)The effect of shockwaves on myofibroblast differentiation and function.International Society for Medical Shockwave Treatment (ISWTS), April 2-4, Sorrento, Italy (oral presentation Vigato)

Geissbuehler, M., Spielmann, T., Märki, I., Formey, A. Gautier, A., Hinz, B., Johnsson, K., Van De Ville, D. and Lasser, T. (2009)Triplet State Imaging. BiOS 2009, Three-Dimensional and Multidimensional Microscopy: Image Acquisition and Processing XVI, January 24-29, San Jose, CA, U.S.A. (oral presentation Geissbuehler)