2012

Zimina, E., Clement, S., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., Has, C., Hinz, B. (2012): Kindlin-2 is a mechanosensitive regulator of the cardiac fibroblast differentiation. Annual Meeting of the American Society for Matrix Biology (ASMB), November 11-14, San Diego, CA, USA (Skills Development Travel Award CIHR Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health)

Hume, S, Zimina, E., Hinz, B., (2012): The Mechanosensitive Role of Kindlin-2 in Cardiac Fibroblasts, Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting (BMES), October 24-27, Atlanta, USA(OKU Tau Tau Chapter Travel Award)

Klingberg F., Chow, M., Koehler, A., Buscemi, L., Hinz, B., (2012): Influence of cell stress and extracellular matrix stiffness on the bio-availability of transforming growth factor-β1, 3rd T3NET Annual Symposium on cell invasion and matrix remodelling, October 15th-17th , AstraZeneca, Macclesfield, UnitedKingdom (Oral Presentation)

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Hinz, B., (2012): Culture On Soft Substrates Suppresses The Fibrotic Fate Of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, 3rd T3NET Annual Symposium on cell invasion and matrix remodelling, October 15-17, AstraZeneca, Macclesfield, UnitedKingdom (Oral Presentation)

Tobalem, M., Modarressi, A., Balague N, Mario, A., Pietramaggiori, G., Hinz, B., Pittet, B. (2012): Ageing alone does not impair wound healing. 21st Biennial Congress of the International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ISAPS), September 4-8, Geneva, Switzerland

Zimina E., Clement S., Bruckner-Tuderman L., Has C., Hinz, B., (2012): Kindlin-2 regulates cardiac fibroblast activation and mechanotransduction. IMHA CIHR Young Investigators forum, June 11-12, King City, Canada

Cambridge, E., Glogauer, M, Hinz, B. (2012): Interaction between lung macrophages and fibroblasts at different levels of myofibroblast activation, 18th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, Toronto, Canada (U of T travel award)

Chaudhry S, Majd H, Pietramaggiori G, Alman B, Quinn T, and Hinz B. (2012): A continuously expanding silicone culture surface provides high yields of non-fibrotic primary human dermal fibroblasts for grafting applications, 18th CCTC, June 8-10, Toronto, Canada (U of T travel award)

Sarrazy , Koehler, A., Hinz, B., (2012): TGFβ1 is activated by integrin-mediated contraction of human cardiac fibroblasts, 18th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, Toronto, Canada(award for the 3rd best oral presentation in the post-graduate category Sarrazy)

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., and Hinz, B. (2012): The Fibrotic Fate of Human Bone Marrow Mesenchymal Stem Cells, 18th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, Toronto, Canada (award for the best oral presentation in the graduate student category Talele)

Klingberg F., Koehler A., Buscemi L., and Hinz, B. (2012): Myofibroblasts organize the latent TGFβ1 binding protein into pre-stressed fibrillar structures: a potential mechanism for efficient TGFβ1 release, 18th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, Toronto, Canada

Kwon, Y., Klingberg, F., Buscemi, L., and Hinz, B., (2012): Mechanical stress modulates integrin-mediated adhesion of myofibroblasts to the latent TGFβ1 associated peptide, 18th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, Toronto, Canada

Zimina, E., Clement, S., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., Has, C., Hinz, B. (2012): Kindlin-2 is a mechanosensitive regulator of cardiac fibroblast differentiation. 18th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, Toronto, Canada

Quinn, T.M., Hinz, B., Matmati, M., and Rosenzweig, D.H., (2012): Expansion of chondrocyte populations on high extension culture surfaces for improved retention of phenotype. 10th World Congress of the Internation Cartilage Repair Society, May 12-15, Montreal, Canada

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., Hinz, B., (2012): Culture On Soft Substrates Suppresses The Fibrotic Fate Of Mesenchymal Stem Cells, IBBME Scientific Research Day 2012, May 7, Toronto, Canada(Selected for oral presentation)

Pera, T., Zuyderduyn, S., Schrumpf, J., Wipff, P.-J., Hinz, B., Rabe, K.F., and Hiemstra, P.S., (2012): Muscarinic receptor stimulation synergistically enhances TGF-β1-induced airway smooth muscle cell contractility. (2012) April 12-13, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Hume, S., Zimina, E., and Hinz, B. (2012): Kindlin-2 is a mechanosensitive adhesion protein in cardiacfibroblasts. Research Day Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 14, Toronto, Canada (Best poster, undergraduate category Hume)

Zimina, E., Has, C., Bruckner-Tuderman, L., and Hinz, B. (2012): Kindlin-2 is instrumental in cardiac fibroblast activation and mechanotransduction. Research Day Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 14, Toronto, Canada

Klingberg F., Koehler A., Buscemi L., and Hinz, B. (2012): Myofibroblasts Remodel the TGFβ1 Storage Complex in the Extracellular Matrix, Research Day Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 14, Toronto, Canada

Chaudhry S, Majd H, Pietramaggiori G, Alman B, Quinn T, and Hinz B. (2012): A continuously expanding silicone culture surface generates high yields of non-fibrotic dermal fibroblasts for grafting applications. Research Day Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 14, Toronto, Canada (Best poster, graduate category Chaudhry)

Kwon, Y., Klingberg, F., Buscemi, L., and Hinz, B., (2012): Adhesion of myofibroblasts to printed micro-arrays of latent TGFβ1. Research Day Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 14, Toronto, Canada

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J.E., and Hinz, B. (2012):Culture On Soft Substrates Suppresses The Fibrotic Fate Of Mesenchymal Stem Cell, Research Day Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 14, Toronto, Canada

Godbout, C., Follonier Castella, L., Garonna, A., Meister, J.J., and Hinz, B. (2012): The mechanical environment modulates myofibroblast contractile activity, Research Day Faculty of Dentistry, University of Toronto, February 14, Toronto, Canada.