2015

van Putten, S. M., Koehler, A., Boo, S., Griggs, D. W., Ruminski, P., Bank, R. A., and Hinz, B. (2015): Blocking αv-Integrins that Mediate Mechanical Activation of TGF-β Attenuates Fibrotic Encapsulation of Implanted Biomaterials, 2nd Meeting of Matrix Biology Ireland, December 2-4, Dublin, Ireland (oral presentation van Putten)

Lodyga, M., Cambridge E., Pakshir, P., Boo, S., Glogauer, M., Ask, K., and Hinz, B. (2015): Direct adhesion of macrophages promotes myofibroblast differentiation by establishing a niche of active TGF-β1. 25th Annual Meeting of the European Tissue Repair Society (ETRS), October 20-22, Copenhagen, Denmark (selected for poster podium talk, best conference poster award)

Pakshir, P., Cambridge, E., Lodyga, M., Glogauer, M., and Hinz, B. (2015): Measuring macrophage-to-myofibroblast adhesion in vitro. Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair and Regeneration, June 7-12, New London, NH, USA (travel award to Pardis Pakshir)

van Putten, S. M., Koehler, A., Griggs, D. W., Ruminski, P., Bank, R. A., and Hinz, B. (2015): Inhibition of integrin-mediated TGFβ activation attenuates fibrotic encapsulation of implanted biomaterials. Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair and Regeneration, June 7-12, New London, NH, USA

Shafieyan, Y., Hume, S., and Hinz, B. (2015): Development of a novel device compatible with high-throughput imaging systems for automated analysis of cell contraction. Gordon Research Conference: Tissue Repair and Regeneration, June 7-12, New London, NH, USA

Pakshir, P., Cambridge, E., Lodyga, M., Glogauer, M., and Hinz, B. (2015): Measuring macrophage-to-myofibroblast adhesion in vitro. Canadian Connective Tissue Conference (CCTC), May 28-30, Quebec city, Canada (travel award to Pardis Pakshir)

Ciarmela, P., Islam, M.S., Protic, O., Toti, P., Occhini, R., Giannubilo, S.R., Catherino, W.H., Janjusevic, M., Lamanna, P., Hinz, B., Petraglia, F., Ciavattini, A., Castellucci, M. (2015): Understanding the uterine fibroids pathogenesis, SEUD Congress 2015, Endometriosis and women’s reproductive life, May 7-9, 2015, Paris, France (oral presentation Ciarmela)

Pakshir, P., Cambridge, E., Lodyga, M., Glogauer, M., and Hinz, B. (2015): Measuring macrophage-to-myofibroblast adhesion in vitro. Institute of biomaterial and biomedical engineering (IBBME) scientific day, May 8, Toronto, Canada.

MacLean, J., Green, A., Shnier, S., and Hinz, B. (2015): Extracellular matrix mechanics control fibroblast phagocytosis. University of Toronto Dentistry Research Day, February 10, Toronto, ON, Canada

Shafieyan, Y., Hume S., Hinz, B. (2015): Developing an assay for drug high-throughput screening and automated analysis of cardiomyocyte contraction. University of Toronto Dentistry Research Day, February 10, Toronto, ON, Canada (1st poster prize in the Post-Doc category)

Pakshir, P., Cambridge, E., Lodyga, M., Glogauer, M., and Hinz, B. (2015): Measuring macrophage-to-myofibroblast adhesion in vitro. University of Toronto Dentistry Research Day, February 10, Toronto, ON, Canada