Conference Abstracts

CONFERENCE ABSTRACTS

 

  • Ambrosi CA, Chen K, Kalra J, Chen X, Zhu W, Yu JZ, Jiang YP, Lin RZ, Cohen IS, Entcheva E, Spatial distribution of donor cells energy requirements for optogenetic control of the heart, Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Denver CO, May 2013.
  • Ambrosi CA, Chen K, Kalra J, Chen X, Zhu W, Yu JZ, Jiang YP, Lin RZ, Cohen IS, Entcheva E, Spatial distribution of the light-sensitive ion channel, Channelrhodopsin2, alters energy requirements for optogenetic control of the heart: Implications for in vivo transgene delivery, Gordon Research Conference, Ventura CA, February 2013.
  • Boyle PM, Williams JC, Entcheva E, and Trayanova NA, Computational multiscale framework for cardiac optogenetics. Gordon Research Conference, Ventura CA, February 2013.
  • Boyle PM, Williams JC, Entcheva E and Trayanova N, Spatial distribution of channelrhodopsin-2 affects optical stimulation efficiency in cardiac tissue, Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2012.
  • Williams JC, Chen X, Xu J, and Entcheva E. Cardiac cell sensitivity to optogenetic stimulation: A computer modeling study. Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting, Boston, MA, 2011.
  • Jia Z, Valiunas V, Lu Z, Bien H, Liu H, Rosati B, Brink PR, Cohen IS, and Entcheva E, Cardiac Optogenetics: Validation of a Cell Delivery System for Control of Cardiac Function by Light. Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, San Francisco, CA, 2011.
  • Jia Z, Lu Z, Bien H, Liu H, Rosati B, Cohen IS, and Entcheva E, Optically-activated light-sensitive ion channels can pace cardiac tissue and generate propagating cardiac impulses. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL, Circ Res, 107(12):Suppl, S6, A23707, 2010.
  • Jia Z, Bien H, and Entcheva E, Nontrivial effects of intercellular coupling on spatiotemporal intracellular Ca2+ dynamics in cardiac myocytes. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Chicago, IL, Circulation, 122(21):Suppl, A21246, 2010.
  • Jia Z, Gordon C, Bien H, Brink PR and Entcheva E, Anti-arrhythmic effects of 4-phenylbutyrate (4PB) in cardiac myocytes. American Heart Association Scientific Sessions, Miami, FL, Circulation, 120:Suppl, S653-S654, 2009.
  • Guenther J, Shah U, Jia Z, and Entcheva E, Synergistic gene and drug therapy to counteract arrhythmias, BMES Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2009.
  • Leigh S, Tattu A, Zaman S, Budassi M, Jia Z, Bien H, and Entcheva E, M3: Maskless microscope-based micropatterning, BMES Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA, 2009.
  • Leigh S, Jia Z, Bien H, and Entcheva E, Assembling and imaging long cables of live cardiomyocytes for validation of cable theory relationships, Annual Biophysical Society Meeting, Boston, MA, 2009.
  • Protas L, Lu J, Bucchi A, Dun W, Kumari S, Jia Z, Lu, Z, Chen M, Brink PR, Cohen IS, Rosen MR, Entcheva E and Robinson RB, Overexpression of the skeletal muscle Na channel, SkM1, sustains normal conduction and is potentially antiarrhythmic in a depolarized myocardial syncytium simulating myocardial ischemia, Heart Rhythm Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA, May 2008.
  • Wang W, Gao J, Entcheva E, Cohen IS and Mathias RT, Transmural gradients in rate dependence of calcium handling and contractile properties in canine left ventricle, Biophysical Society Meeting, Long Beach, CA, February 2008.
  • Entcheva E, Jia Z and Bien H, Asynchrony in spatiotemporal calcium dynamics and cardiac arrhythmias, APCTP Workshop on Self-Organization in Biological Systems, Pusan, South Korea, November 2007.
  • Entcheva E, Jia Z and Bien H, Spatially discordant alternans in paced cardiac tissue, Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Ventura, CA, March 2007.
  • Jia Z, Bien H and Entcheva E, Spatially discordant alternans in quasi-1D cardiac tissue constructs, Dynamics Days, Boston, MA, January 2007.
  • Wang W, Gao J, Bien H, Entcheva E, Cohen IS and Mathias RT, Transmural gradient in Na/K pump activity leads to regional differences in calcium handling, Biophysical Society Meeting, Baltimore, MD, March 2007.
  • Shah U, Chung CY, Bien H and Entcheva E, Microtopographical effects of natural scaffolding on cardiac function, Annual BMES Meeting, Chicago, IL, October 2006.
  • Bien H, Parikh P and Entcheva E, Optics?limitations on spatial resolution in fluorescence optical mapping, Frontiers in Live Cell Imaging Meeting, Washington, DC, April 2006.
  • Bien H and Entcheva E, Co-existence of reentrant waves with spatially discordant alternans, Annual Heart Rhythm Society Meeting, Boston, MA, May 2006.
  • Bien H, Varghese L, and Entcheva E. Optical mapping reveals direct cardiac arrhythmogenicity by inflammatory cytokines. Annual BMES Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 2005.
  • Bien H, Shah U, Chung CY, and Entcheva E. Uncovering temperature dependencies of excitability and connectivity in cardiomyocyte networks. Annual BMES Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 2005.
  • Chung CY, Bien H, and Entcheva E. Anisotropy and propagation patterns influence voltage and calcium in assembled cardiac cell networks. Annual BMES Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 2005.
  • Varghese L, Bien H, and Entcheva E. Multiparameter analysis of cardiac response to TNF-α and adrenergic stimulation. Annual BMES Meeting, Baltimore, MD, October 2005.
  • Valiunas V, Parris M, Valiuniene L, Entcheva E, Cohen IS, Robinson RB, Rosen MR, Brink PR. Cell-cell coupling is critical to enable spread of pacemaker current between stem cells and cardiac myocytes. Gap Junction Symposium 2005.
  • Entcheva E and Bien H. Imaging calcium dynamics and reentrant arrhythmias in cardiac cell networks. Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Cardiac Arrhythmias, Santa Ynez Valley, CA, February 2005
  • Gao J, Wang W, Bien H, Entcheva E, Cohen IS and Mathias RT. A contraction gradient across the ventricular wall is determined by the transmural gradient in Na/K pump current. Biophysical Society Meeting, Long Beach, CA, February 2005.
  • Kostov Y, Rao G, Bien H, Farrell M, Yu H-J and Entcheva E. Minituarized fluorescence lifetime system for oxygen measurements in cardiac cell constructs. Annual BMES Meeting, Philadelphia PA, October 2004.
  • Entcheva E., Complexity and Turbulence in Electrical Activity Imaged in Cardiomyocyte Networks, International Workshop on “Oscillations and Waves in Cells and Cell Networks”, Cargese, France, May 2004.
  • Chung CY, Zong X, Bien H, Yin L, Fang DF, Chu B, Hsiao BS and Entcheva E. Functional cardiac tissue grown on electrospun non-woven scaffolds. Annual BMES Meeting, Nashville TN, October 2003.
  • Bien H, Farrell M, Yu H-J, Kostov Y and Entcheva E. Lifetime fluorescence measurements of oxygen uptake in cardiac cell networks using oxygen-sensitive scaffolds. Annual BMES Meeting, Nashville TN, October 2003.
  • Entcheva E, Kostov Y, Bien H, Yin L, Chung CY, Dasari V and Farrell M. Versatile cellulose-based scaffolding for growing functional cardiac cell networks. Annual BMES Meeting, Nashville TN, October 2003.
  • Entcheva E, Bien H and Tchernev E. Acoustic micromachining for three-dimensional anisotropy control in engineered cardiac tissue. Annual BMES Meeting, Nashville TN, October 2003.
  • Entcheva E and Bien H, Analysis of propagation patterns in engineered cardiac tissue, Gordon Research Conference on Cardiac Arrhythmia Mechanisms, New London, NH, August 2003.
  • Bien H, Dasari V, Farrell M, Yu H-J, Yin L, Chun C-Y and Entcheva E. Mechanical and spatial determinants of cytoskeletal geodesic dome formation in cardiac fibroblasts. ASM Conference on Bio-, Micro- and Nanosystems, New York, NY, July 2003.
  • Entcheva E, Bien H and Tchernev E. Acoustic micromachining for controlled cell growth. Fourth Annual BioMEMs and Biomedical NanoTECH World 2003.
  • Entcheva E, Bien H and Yin L. Electromechanical Performance of Engineered Cardiac Constructs. ET 2003: Engineering Tissues, 7th Hilton Head Workshop & Annual ET Workshop, March 2003.
  • Entcheva E, Bien H and Yin L. [Ca2+]i changes in cardiac tissue constructs on 3D elastic matrices. Annual Meeting of the North-American Society for Pacing and Electrophysiology (NASPE), May 2003.
  • Levine J, Setton T, Levine J, Guan E, Collazo L, Ge S, Entcheva E, Rafailovich M, The role of substrate mechanical properties in cardiac resynchronization, Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Austin TX, March 2003.
  • Setton T, Levine J, Levine J, Guan E, Collazo L, Ge S, Entcheva E, Rafailovich M, Correlation of cell and substrate mechanical properties, Annual Meeting of the American Physical Society (APS), Austin TX, March 2003.
  • Entcheva E and Bien H. Tension development and nuclear eccentricity in topographically controlled cardiac syncytium. Third Annual BioMEMs and Biomedical NanoTECH World 2002, Columbus OH, 2002.