Anne Blakney

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Research focus


Cell interactions with nanopatterned polymers with conjugated glycans


Publications


1. A.D. Lynn, A.K. Blakney, T.R. Kyriakides, and S.J. Bryant. Temporal progression of the host response to implanted poly(ethyelene glycol)-based hydrogels. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A. 96(4):621-31 (2011).

2. A.D. Lynn, M.D. Swartzlander, A.K. Blakney, and S.J. Bryant. In Vitro Macrophage Interrogation and In Vivo host response to Cell-Laden Poly(ethylene glycol)-based Hydrogels. Manuscript Under Review.

3. A.K. Blakney, M.D. Swartzlander, and S.J. Bryant. The effects of substrate stiffness on the in vitro activation of macrophages and in vivo host response to poly(ethylene glycol)-based hydrogels. Accepted to Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A.

4. H.R.C. Screen, T. Demirici, A.D. Lynn, A.K. Blakney, D. Patel, S.J. Bryant. Fiber composite scaffolds uniquely regulate fibroblast response to cyclic tensile strain. International Journal of Experimental Pathology. 92(6):A11-A12 (2011).


Presentations:

1. A.K. Blakney, M.D. Swartzlander, S.J. Bryant. The effects of substrate stiffness on the in vitro activation of macrophages and in vivo host response to poly(ethylene glycol)-based hydrogels. 2012 Society for Biomaterials Meeting, New Orleans, LA. October 4-6, 2012.

2. N. Farnsworth, J.J. Roberts, N. J. Steinmetz, S.C. Skaalure, M.D. Swartzlander, A.K. Blakney, S.J. Bryant. Regulating Biophysical and Biochemical Cues to Promote Integration for Functional Tissue Regeneration. 2011 Annual Butcher Symposium. Westminister, CO, November 11, 2011.

3. A.K. Blakney, D.M. Nelson, W.R. Wagner. Injectable, Thermally Responsive Hydrogel Containing Microparticles as a Treatment for Heart Failure. 2011 AIChE Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, MN. October 14-17, 2011.

4. R. Lawal, A.K. Blakney, M.D. Swartzlander, S.J. Bryant. Understanding macrophage activation in response to LPS-stimulation when cultured on PEG-RGD hydrogels. 2011 Annual Meeting of the Society for Biomaterials. Orlando, FL, April 13-16, 2011.

5. M.D. Swartzlander, A.K. Blakney, A.D. Lynn, T.R. Kyriakides, S.J. Bryant. Incorporation of RGD attenuates the foreign body reaction to PEG hydrogels. 2011 Annual meeting of the Society for Biomaterials. Orlando, FL, April 13-16, 2011.

6. A.K. Blakney, A.D. Lynn, S.J. Bryant. Characterizing the Mutual Effects of Activated Macrophages on Fibroblasts Encapsulated in Poly(ethylene glycol) Hydrogels. 2010 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Nov 7-12, 2010.

7. Lynn A.D., A.K. Blakney, M.D. Swartzlander, and S.J. Bryant. Macrophage affect and are affected by cells encapsulated in PEG-based hydrogels: An in vitro co-culture study. 2010 AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, UT. Nov 7-12, 2010.

8. A.D. Lynn, A.K. Blakney, T.R. Kyriakides and S.J. Bryant. Macrophage Interrogation of PEG-Based Hydrogels Used in Tissue Engineering Applications. 2009 AIChE Annual Meeting. Nashville, TN, November 8-9, 2009.


Honors and Awards


2012 NSF Graduate Research Fellow, University of Washington
2012 Colorado Engineering Council Silver Medal Award Winner
2012 Distinguished Senior, Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
2012 Society for Biomaterials Student Award for Outstanding Research
2011 Provost Achievement Award, CU Boulder
2011 REU Fellow, University of Pittsburgh
2010 Sigma Xi Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

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