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Tissue Reactions to Medical Devices Workshop

Thursday, October 27, 2011
8:30am - 12pm, sign-in and light breakfast begins 7:45am
Carlson School of Management Building
3M Auditorium, Room 1-115
U of MN, Minneapolis West Bank Campus

Travel note: Light rail construction is underway at the University; please review details before arriving.

Program Flyer and Schedule


The workshop is presented by IPrime's Biomaterials and Pharmaceutical Materials program (BPM) in conjunction with the Medical Devices Center (MDC).

Coordinator: Ron Siegel, BPM Program Leader and Professor of Pharmaceutics


• "Biomaterials: Inflammatory Response and the Foreign Body Reaction", James M. Anderson, Case Western Reserve University

• "Molecular Characterization of Tissue-Biomaterial Interactions", Themis Kyriakides, Yale University

• "Interconnections between Innate and Adaptive Immunity in Response to Combination Devices", Julia Babensee, Georgia Inst. of Technology

To Attend
This workshop is free and open to IPrime member companies, invited guests, MDC members, Biointerfaces 2011 attendees, and University of Minnesota faculty, students, and staff.

Prospective IPrime members interested in attending an IPrime event as a guest should contact Bob Lewis, ph: 612-625-1269.


Carlson School of Management Building
Campus maps
Light rail construction is underway at the University; please review details before arriving.

All offer University shuttle service
Holiday Inn Minneapolis Metrodome (links to discount rate) 612-333-4646, West Bank campus
University Hotel - Minneapolis (use promo code: uofmn) 1-800-822-6757, East Bank campus
Days Inn University, (economy rates), 612-623-3999, East Bank campus

Airport Shuttle, 612-827-7777
Airport Taxi, 612-721-0000
Yellow Cab, 612-788-8888

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