2014 

Lodyga, M., Cambridge E., Boo, S., Glogauer, M., Ask, K., and Hinz, B. (2014): Cadherin-mediated macrophage adhesion promotes myofibroblast persistence. The 18th International Colloquium on Lung and Airway Fibrosis (ICLAF), Mont Tremblant, Canada (oral presentation Lodyga)

Ambrose, E.C., Rattan, S.G., Hinz, B., Simari, R.D., Dixon, I.M.C, (2014) Molecular comparison of porcine valvular interstitial cells to cardiac fibroblasts. European Society of Cardiology Meeting, August 30 - September 03, Barcelona, Spain

Müller, A.L., Li, Y., Hinz, B., Freed, D.H., (2014) The effect of extracellular matrix stiffness on human bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cell differentiation. Basic Cardiovascular Sciences 2014 Scientific Sessions, July 14-17, Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S.A.

Cambridge E., Lodyga, M., Ask, K., and Hinz, B. (2014): Macrophage adhesion through cadherin-11 promotes myofibroblast persistence. 20th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, London, Canada.

Koehler, A., Kwon, Y., Boo, S., and Hinz, B. (2014): Mechanical stress regulates the binding of integrin β3 to latency-associated peptide (LAP) in fibroblasts. 20th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, London, Canada.

Gribi S.,Hinz, B. (2014): Cellular speed-dating: controlling cell-cell junction formation with a novel microfabricated platform. 20th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference: Biomechanics Mechanobiology and Biomaterials, June 8-10, London, ON, Canada

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J., and Hinz, B., (2014): Expression of α-SMA governs the stemness and fibrotic fate of mesenchymal stromal cells. 20th Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), June 8-10, London, Canada.

Zimina, E, Hume, S., Clement, S., Kapus, A., Bruckner-Tuderman, L, Has, C., Hinz, B. (2014): Kindlin-2 is a Mechanosensitive Regulator of the Fibroblast to Myofibroblast Differentiation in Cardiac Repair, Canadian Connective Tissue Conference. June 8-10, London Ontario, Canada.

Hume S., Hinz, B. (2014): Development of a novel cell contraction test for high-throughput screening applications. Canadian Connective Tissue Conference, June 8-14, London, ON, Canada

Gribi S.,Hinz, B. (2014): Cellular speed-dating: controlling cell-cell junction formation with a novel microfabricated platform. Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering International Congress: Cell Mechanics and Nanomechanics, June 1-4, Toronto, ON, Canada (oral presentation Gribi)

Zimina, E, Hume, S., Clement, S., Kapus, A., Bruckner-Tuderman, L, Has, C., Hinz, B. (2014): Kindlin-2 is a Mechanosensitive Regulator of the Fibroblast to Myofibroblast Differentiation in Cardiac Repair, CSME International Congress . June 1-4, Toronto, Ontario, Canada (oral presentation Hume)

Green, A.,Hinz, B. (2014): Substrate stiffness controls collagen phagocytosis in fibroblasts. Canadian Society of Mechanical Engineering International Congress: Cell Mechanics and Nanomechanics, June 1-4, Toronto, ON, Canada (oral presentation Green)

Klingberg F., Chow M., Koehler A., Buscemi L., Hinz, B. (2014): Loading the fibrotic spring: Pre-stress in the ECM enhances activation of latent TGF-β1 by myofibroblast contraction. IBBME Scientific day, May 8th, Toronto, ON, Canada

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J., and Hinz, B., (2014): Expression of α-SMA governs the stemness and fibrotic fate of mesenchymal stromal cells. Engineering Cell Fate and Function (Z3) joint with the meeting on Stem Cells and Reprogramming (Z4) (Keystone Symposium), April 6-11, Olympic Valley, USA.

Klingberg, F., Chow, M., Koehler, A., Buscemi, L., Alman, B., Hinz B., (2014): Organized is More Efficient: Pre-stress in the ECM enhances activation of latent TGF-β1 by myofibroblast contraction. Keystone Symposium on Fibrosis: From Bench to Bedside. March 23-28, Keystone, Colorado, USA (Klingberg selected for oral presentation and recipient of a Keystone Symposia Future of Science Fund scholarship)

Zimina, E, Hume, S., Clement, S., Kapus, A., Bruckner-Tuderman, L, Has, C., Hinz, B. (2014): Kindlin-2 is a Mechanosensitive Regulator of the Fibroblast to Myofibroblast Differentiation in Cardiac Repair. Dentistry Research Day. Feb 11, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Talele, N., Fradette, J., Davies, J., and Hinz, B., (2014): Expression of α-SMA governs the stemness and fibrotic fate of mesenchymal stromal cells. Faculty of Dentistry’s Research Day, February 14, Toronto, Canada.

Klingberg F., Chow M., Chau G., Koehler A., White E. S., Hinz, B. (2014): ED-A domain in fibronectin: Binding site for interaction with the latent TGF-β1 binding protein. University of Toronto, Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, February 11th, Toronto, ON, Canada

S., Hinz, B. (2014): Cellular speed-dating: controlling cell-cell junction formation with a novel microfabricated platform. Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, University of Toronto, February 11, Toronto, ON, Canada

Hume S., Hinz, B. (2014): Development of a novel cell contraction test for high-throughput screening applications. University of Toronto Dentistry Research Day, February 11, Toronto, ON, Canada

Klingberg F., Chow M., Koehler A., Buscemi L., Hinz, B. (2014):  Myofibroblasts pre-stress fibrils of latent TGF-β1 protein to enhance TGF-β1 activation from the ECM. Faculty of Dentistry Research Day, February 11th, Toronto, ON, Canada