Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Brown, Bryan N
Bioengineering Department

PhD in Bioengineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2010

BS in Mechanical Engineering, University of Pittsburgh, 2005

Postdoctoral Training in Biomedical Engineering/Clinical Sciences, Cornell University, 2010-2011

Postdoctoral Training in Mandarin, Peking University, 2005-2006

Host Response To Biomaterials

Macrophage Biology

Nerve regeneration

Pelvic floor

Regenerative Medicine

Surgical mesh

Temporomandibular joint

Tissue Engineering

Womens Health

Research Interest: Inductive, Scaffold Based Regenerative Medicine, Host Innate Immune Interactions in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine

(2014) Educator Award, Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society.

(2013) Best Basic Science Research Poster (Veterinary Orthopedic Society 2013 Annual meeting).

(2013) Building Interdisciplinary Research Careers in Women's Health Scholar (NIH, Office of Research on Women's Health).

(2011) Second Place, Elevator Pitch Contest (3 Rivers Venture Fair - University Technology Showcase).

(2010) Carnegie Science Award, Carnegie Science Center.

(2010) McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Trainee Career Advancement Program Scholarship (McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine).

(2010) Young Investigator Award (Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine and Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society aka. TERMIS).

(2009) East Asia and Pacific Fellowship (National Science Foundation and Japan Society for the Promotion of Science).

(2009) National Research Service Award (F31) (National Institutes of Health).

(2009) STAR Award (Student Travel Achievement Award), Society for Biomaterials.

(2008) 50 Best Abstracts Award (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society--TERMIS).

(2007) McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine Trainee Career Advancement Program Scholarship.

(2007) Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award Nominee (University of Pittsburgh, Dept. of Bioengineering).

(2007) Student Travel Award (Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society).

(2006) Bevier Fellowship (University of Pittsburgh).

(2001) Engineering Honors Scholarship (University of Pittsburgh, Swanson School of Engineering).

(2001) Honors College Scholarship (University of Pittsburgh Honors College).

LoPresti, S.T., and Brown, B.N., In press, "Host response to naturally-derived biomaterials," in Host Response to Biomaterials, S.F. Badylak, ed., Oxford: Elsevier.

Brown, B.N., Sicari, B.M., and Badylak, S.F., In press, "Rethinking Regenerative Medicine: A Macrophage Centric Approach," Frontiers in Immunology.

Grevemeyer, B., Bogdanovic, L., Canton, S., St Jean, G., Cercone, M., Ducharme, N.G., and Brown, B.N., 2014, "Regenerative Medicine Approach to Reconstruction of the Equine Upper Airway.," Tissue Engineering. Part A.

Hartman, R.A., Yurube, T., Ngo, K., Merzlak, N.E., Debski, R.E., Brown, B.N., Kang, J.D., and Sowa, G.A., 2014, "Biological responses to flexion extension in spinal segments ex-vivo," Journal of Orthopaedic Research, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Hoffman, B., Martin, M., Brown, B.N., Bonassar, L.J., and Cheetham, J., 2014, "Biomechanical and biochemical characterization of porcine tracheal cartilage," Laryngoscope, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Moalli, P., Brown, B., Reitman, M.T., and Nager, C.W., 2014, "Polypropylene mesh: evidence for lack of carcinogenicity.," International Urogynecology Journal.

Rao, J., Brown, B.N., Weinbaum, J.S., Ofstun, E., Makaroun, M.S., Humphrey, J.D., and Vorp, D.A., In press, "Distinct collagen organization and phenotypic profile of antigen presenting cells within the intraluminal thrombus of abdominal aortic aneurysm," Journal of Vascular Surgery.

Brown, B.N., Siebenlist, N.J., Cheetham, J., Ducharme, N.G., Rawlinson, J.J., and Bonassar, L.J., 2013, "Computed Tomography-Guided Tissue Engineering of Upper Airway Cartilage.," Tissue Engineering. Part C, Methods.

Ahmed, T., Marçal, H., Johnson, S., Brown, B.N., and Foster, L.J., 2011, "Coalescence of Extracellular Matrix (ECM) from Porcine Urinary Bladder (UBM) with a Laser-Activated Chitosan-Based Surgical Adhesive.," Journal of Biomaterials Science. Polymer Edition.

Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., "The Host Immune Response to Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Strategies for Organ Transplantation," in Solid Organ Transplantation in the Regenerative Medicine Era, , ed., Elsevier, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Brown, B.N., Kukla, K., Turner, N.J., Sicari, B.M., Daly, K.A., Zhang, L., and Badylak, S.F., "Distinct Local Macrophage Phenotypes Are Associated With Divergent Tissue Remodeling Outcomes Following Implantation of Biologic Scaffolds," Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Brown, B.N., Siebenlist, N.J., Cheetham, J., Ducharme, N.G., Rawlinson, J.J., and Bonassar, L.J., In press, "ComputedTomography-Guided Tissue Engineering of Equine Upper Airway Cartilage," Tissue Engineering: Part C.

Badylak, S.F., Brown, B.N., and Gilbert, T.W., "Tissue Engineering with Decellularized Tissues," in Biomaterials Science, A.S. Hoffman, B.D. Ratner, and F.J. Schoen, eds., Elsevier Inc., Academic Press, pp. 1316-1331, Manuscript submitted for publication.

Grevemeyer, B., Bogdanovic, L., Canton, S., Jean, G.S., Cercone, M., Ducharme, N.G., and Brown, B.N., In press, "Studyof the Application of a Regenerative Medicine Approach to Reconstruction of the Equine Upper Airway," Tissue Engineering: Part C.

Moalli, P.A., Brown, B.N., Reitman, M.T., and Nager, C., In press, "Polypropylene mesh: evidence for lack ofcarcinogenicity," International Urogynecology Journal.

Wolf, M.T., Vodovotz, Y., Tottey, S., Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., In press, "Predicting In Vivo Responses to Biomaterials via Combined In Vitro and In Silico Analysis," Tissue Engineering Part C.

Sanz, A.F., Hoppo, T., Witteman, B.P., Brown, B.N., Gilbert, T.W., Badylak, S.F., Jobe, B.A., and Nieponice, A., 2014, "In-vivo Assessment of a Biologic Occluder for NOTES Gastrotomy Closure," Surgical Laparoscopy Endoscopy & Percutaneous Techniques, vol.24, no.4, pp. 322-326.

Wolf, M.T., Dearth, C.L., Ranallo, C.A., LoPresti, S.T., Carey, L.E., Daly, K.A., Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., 2014, "Macrophage polarization in response to ECM coated polypropylene mesh," Biomaterials, vol.35, no.25, pp. 6838-6849.

Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Biocompatibility and immune response to biomaterials," in Regenerative Medicine Applications in Organ Transplantation, G. Orlando, ed., Academic Press, pp. 155-166, London.

Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Expanded applications, shifting paradigms and an improved understanding of host-biomaterial interactions.," Acta Biomaterialia, vol.9, no.2, pp. 4948-55.

Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Extracellular Matrix as an Inductive Scaffold for Functional TissueReconstruction," Translational Research.

Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "The Role of the Host Immune Response in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine," in Principles of Tissue Engineering, 4th Edition, R. Langer, R. Lanza, and J. Vacanti, eds., Elsevier, pp. 497-510, San Diego.

Puetzer, J.L., Brown, B.N., Ballyns, J.J., and Bonassar, L.J., 2013, "The effect of IGF-I on anatomically shaped tissue-engineered menisci.," Tissue Engineering. Part A, vol.19, no.11-12, pp. 1443-50.

Reiffel, A.J., Kafka, C., Hernandez, K.A., Popa, S., Perez, J.L., Zhou, S., Pramanik, S., Brown, B.N., Ryu, W.S., Bonassar, L.J., and Spector, J.A., 2013, "High-fidelity tissue engineering of patient-specific auricles for reconstruction of pediatric microtia and other auricular deformities.," PloS One, vol.8, no.2, e56506.

Turner, N.J., Pezzone, M.A., Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Quantitative multispectral imaging of Herovici's polychrome for the assessment of collagen content and tissue remodelling.," Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, vol.7, no.2, pp. 139-48.

Udpa, N., Iyer, S., Rajoria, R., Breyer, K.E., Valentine, H., Singh, B., McDonough, S.P., Brown, B.N., Bonassar, L.J., and Gao, Y.X., 2013, "Effects of chitosan coatings on polypropylene mesh for implantation in a ratabdominal wall model," Tissue Eng Part A, vol.19, no.23-24, pp. 2713-2723.

Udpa, N., Iyer, S.R., Rajoria, R., Breyer, K.E., Valentine, H., Singh, B., McDonough, S.P., Brown, B.N., Bonassar, L.J., and Gao, Y., 2013, "Effects of chitosan coatings on polypropylene mesh for implantation in a rat abdominal wall model.," Tissue Engineering. Part A, vol.19, no.23-24, pp. 2713-23.

Wang, J.Y., Liou, A.K., Ren, Z.H., Zhang, L., Brown, B.N., Cui, X.T., Badylak, S.F., Cai, Y.N., Guan, Y.Q., Leak, R.K., Chen, J., Ji, X., and Chen, L., 2013, "Neurorestorative effect of urinary bladder matrix-mediated neural stem cell transplantation following traumatic brain injury in rats.," CNS & Neurological Disorders Drug Targets, vol.12, no.3, pp. 413-25.

Zhang, L., Zhang, F., Weng, Z., Brown, B.N., Yan, H., Ma, X.M., Vosler, P.S., Badylak, S.F., Dixon, C.E., Cui, X.T., and Chen, J., 2013, "Effect of an inductive hydrogel composed of urinary bladder matrix upon functional recovery following traumatic brain injury.," Tissue Engineering. Part A, vol.19, no.17-18, pp. 1909-18.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.L., Almarza, A.J., Pavlick, M.D., Reppas, S.N., Ochs, M.W., Russell, A.J., and Badylak, S.F., 2012, "Inductive, scaffold-based, regenerative medicine approach to reconstruction of the temporomandibular joint disk.," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery : Official Journal of The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, vol.70, no.11, pp. 2656-68.

Brown, B.N., Londono, R., Tottey, S., Zhang, L., Kukla, K.A., Wolf, M.T., Daly, K.A., Reing, J.E., and Badylak, S.F., 2012, "Macrophage phenotype as a predictor of constructive remodeling following the implantation of biologically derived surgical mesh materials.," Acta Biomaterialia, vol.8, no.3, pp. 978-87.

Brown, B.N., Ratner, B.D., Goodman, S.B., Amar, S., and Badylak, S.F., 2012, "Macrophage polarization: an opportunity for improved outcomes in biomaterials and regenerative medicine.," Biomaterials, vol.33, no.15, pp. 3792-802.

Daly, K.A., Liu, S., Agrawal, V., Brown, B.N., Huber, A., Johnson, S.A., Reing, J., Sicari, B., Wolf, M., Zhang, X., and Badylak, S.F., 2012, "The host response to endotoxin-contaminated dermal matrix.," Tissue Engineering. Part A, vol.18, no.11-12, pp. 1293-303.

Daly, K.A., Liu, S., Agrawal, V., Brown, B.N., Johnson, S.A., Medberry, C.J., and Badylak, S.F., 2012, "Damage associated molecular patterns within xenogeneic biologic scaffolds and their effects on host remodeling.," Biomaterials, vol.33, no.1, pp. 91-101.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.L., Pavlick, M., Reppas, S., Ochs, M.W., Russell, A.J., and Badylak, S.F., 2011, "Extracellular matrix as an inductive template for temporomandibular joint meniscus reconstruction: a pilot study.," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery : Official Journal of The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, vol.69, no.12, e488-505.

Brown, B.N., Freund, J.M., Han, L., Rubin, J.P., Reing, J.E., Jeffries, E.M., Wolf, M.T., Tottey, S., Barnes, C.A., Ratner, B.D., and Badylak, S.F., 2011, "Comparison of three methods for the derivation of a biologic scaffold composed of adipose tissue extracellular matrix.," Tissue Engineering. Part C, Methods, vol.17, no.4, pp. 411-21.

Brown, B.N., Price, I.M., Toapanta, F.R., DeAlmeida, D.R., Wiley, C.A., Ross, T.M., Oury, T.D., and Vodovotz, Y., 2011, "An agent-based model of inflammation and fibrosis following particulate exposure in the lung.," Mathematical Biosciences, vol.231, no.2, pp. 186-96.

Badylak, S.F., Brown, B.N., Gilbert, T.W., Daly, K.A., Huber, A., and Turner, N.J., 2011, "Biologic scaffolds for constructive tissue remodeling.," Biomaterials, vol.32, no.1, pp. 316-9.

Barnes, C.A., Brison, J., Michel, R., Brown, B.N., Castner, D.G., Badylak, S.F., and Ratner, B.D., 2011, "The surface molecular functionality of decellularized extracellular matrices.," Biomaterials, vol.32, no.1, pp. 137-43.

Daly, K., Brown, B.N., and Badylak, S.F., 2011, "Regenerative Medicine and the Foreign Body Response," in Tissue Engineering in Regenerative Medicine, H.S. Bernstein, ed., Humana Press, pp. 353-375, New York, NY.

Brown, B.N., Barnes, C.A., Kasick, R.T., Michel, R., Gilbert, T.W., Beer-Stolz, D., Castner, D.G., Ratner, B.D., and Badylak, S.F., 2010, "Surface characterization of extracellular matrix scaffolds.," Biomaterials, vol.31, no.3, pp. 428-37.

Reing, J.E., Brown, B.N., Daly, K.A., Freund, J.M., Gilbert, T.W., Hsiong, S.X., Huber, A., Kullas, K.E., Tottey, S., Wolf, M.T., and Badylak, S.F., 2010, "The effects of processing methods upon mechanical and biologic properties of porcine dermal extracellular matrix scaffolds.," Biomaterials, vol.31, no.33, pp. 8626-33.

Brown, B.N., Valentin, J.E., Stewart-Akers, A.M., McCabe, G.P., and Badylak, S.F., 2009, "Macrophage phenotype and remodeling outcomes in response to biologic scaffolds with and without a cellular component.," Biomaterials, vol.30, no.8, pp. 1482-91.

Agrawal, V., Brown, B.N., Beattie, A.J., Gilbert, T.W., and Badylak, S.F., 2009, "Evidence of innervation following extracellular matrix scaffold-mediated remodelling of muscular tissues.," Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, vol.3, no.8, pp. 590-600.

Brown, B., Lindberg, K., Reing, J., Stolz, D.B., and Badylak, S.F., 2006, "The basement membrane component of biologic scaffolds derived from extracellular matrix.," Tissue Engineering, vol.12, no.3, pp. 519-26.

Brown, B.N., "Macrophage Polarization in Scaffold Based Approaches to Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine," Regenerative Medicine: Technologies Enabling Novel Therapies, Hilton Head Island, SC.

Brown, B.N., "Societal, Political, and Ethical Issues in Bioengineering," University of Pittsburgh.

Brown, B.N., "The Role of the Host Innate Immune Response in Scaffold Based Approaches to Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine," Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine Focus Meeting, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Remlinger, N.T., Gilbert, T.W., Yoshida, M., Guest, B.N., Hashizume, R., Weaver, M.L., Wagner, W.R., Brown, B.N., Tobita, K., and Wearden, P.D., "Urinary bladder matrix promotes site appropriate tissue formation following right ventricle outflow tract repair.," Organogenesis, vol.9, no.3, pp. 149-60.

Brown, B.N., 2014, "Extracellular Matrix at the Intersections of Aging, Immunity and Regenerative Medicine," Tissue Repair, Rejuvenation and Aging Workshop. National Institute on Aging., Bethesda, MD.

Brown, B.N., 2014, "Macrophage Polarization and Aging the Context of Regenerative Medicine," 8th Annual National Institute on Aging Division of Aging Biology New Investigators Forum, Bethesda, MD.

Brown, B.N., 2014, "Scaffold-based Approaches to Regenerative Medicine," American Veterinary Medical Association, 2014 Convention, Denver, Colorado.

Brown, B.N., 2014, "The Use of Biologic Scaffolds in Tissue Repair and Regeneration," The Forth Symposium of Shanghai Jiao Tong University Affiliated Sixth People's Hospital and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Shanghai, China.

Brown, B.N., 2014, "Veterinary Regenerative Medicine: Reconstruction of Functional Tissue," American Veterinary Medical Association, 2014 Convention, Denver, Colorado.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.L., Cheetham, J., Almarza, A.J., and Badylak, S.F., 2014, "Regenerative Medicine Approach to Reconstruction of the Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus," Discovery-Driven Transformative Research. Hilton-Head Regenerative Medicine Workshop 2014, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.L., Cheetham, J., Almarza, A.J., and Badyllak, S.F., 2014, "Reconstruction of the TMJ Disc Using an ECM Device," 8th Symposium on Biologic Scaffolds for Regenerative Medicine, Napa, CA.

Brown, B.N., Mani, D., Nolfi, A., and Moalli, P., 2014, "Evaluation of Host Response to Polypropylene Mesh in Primate Model of Abdominal Sacrocolpopexy," Society for Biomaterials 2014 Annual Meeting and Exposition, Denver, CO.

Brown, B.N., Mani, D., Nolfi, A., and Moalli, P.A., 2014, "Impact of prolapse mesh properties on the host inflammatory response," 2014 AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC.

Bochenska, K., Wroblewski, J., Mani, D., Brown, B.N., and Moalli, P.A., 2014, "Implantation of polypropylene mesh alters ration of collagen subtypes in the vagina 3 months after implantation," 2014 AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC.

Cheetham, J., Prest, T.A., Martin, M., LoPresti, S.T., and Brown, B.N., 2014, "Regenerative Medicine Approaches to Laryngeal Nerve Injury," Discovery-Driven Transformative Research - Hilton Head Regenerative Medicine Workshop 2014, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Nolfi, A., Mani, D., Brown, B.N., and Moalli, P.A., 2014, "An M1 pro-inflammatory profile persists in tissue excised from women with mesh complications years after mesh insertion," 2014 AUGS/IUGA Scientific Meeting, Washington, DC.

Brown, B.N., 2013, "Shifting paradigms of host-biomaterial interactions: an opportunity for improved outcomes in regenerative medicine," Berlin-Brandenburg School For Regenerative Therapies PhD Symposium, Berlin, Germany.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.J., Cheetham, J., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Preclinical Assessment of a Regenerative Medicine Approach to Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Reconstruction In a Porcine Model," Biomedical Engineering Society, 2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.J., Cheetham, J., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Preclinical Assessment of a RegenerativeMedicine Approach to Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Reconstruction In a Porcine Model," Biomedical Engineering Society, 2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.L., Almarza, A.J., Pavlick, M.D., Reppas, S.N., Ochs, M.W., Kollar, E., Russell, A.J., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Extracellular Matrix as anInductive Template for Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Reconstruction," Veterinary Orthopedic Society, Park City, Utah.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.L., Cheetham, J., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Reconstruction of the TMJ Disc Using an ECM Device in a Porcine Model of Meniscectomy," Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society, Americas Chapter, Atlanta, GA.

Brown, B.N., Kukla, K.A., Sicari, B.M., Turner, N.J., Zhang, L., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "Distinct local macrophage phenotypes are associated with divergent tissue remodeling outcomes following implantation of biologic scaffolds," Society for Biomaterials, 2013 Annual meeting and exposition, Boston, MA.

Brown, B.N., Prest, T.A., LoPresti, S.T., Martin, M.J., and Cheetham, J., 2013, "Nerve-Specific Extracellular Matrix Hydrogel for Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction," Biomedical Engineering Society, 2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Brown, B.N., Prest, T.A., LoPresti, S.T., Martin, M.J., and Cheetham, J., 2013, "Nerve-Specific Extracellular MatrixHydrogel for Peripheral Nerve Reconstruction," Biomedical Engineering Society 2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Brown, B.N., Rao, J., Ofstun, E., Humphries, J.D., and Vorp, D.A., 2013, "Phenotypic diversity of cells within the intraluminal thrombus and vascular wall of abdominal aortic aneurysm," Biomedical Engineering Society, 2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Brown, B.N., Rao, J., Ofstun, E., Humphries, J.D., and Vorp, D.A., 2013, "Phenotypic diversity of cells within theintraluminal thrombus and vascular wall of abdominal aortic aneurysm," Biomedical Engineering Society 2013 Annual Meeting, Seattle, WA.

Cheetham, J., Prest, T.A., Martin, M., LoPresti, S.T., Martine, M., and Brown, B.N., 2013, "Nerve Specific Extracellular Matrix Hydrogel for Laryngeal Nerve Repair," Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society, Americas Chapter, Atlanta, GA.

Grevemeyer, B., Bogdanovic, L., Canton, S., Seitz, C., Jean, G.S., Cercone, M., Ducharme, N.G., and Brown, B.N., 2013, "Preclinical Assessment of Scaffold Based Approach toReconstruction of the Equine Larynx," Regenerative Medicine: Technologies Enabling Novel Therapies - Hilton Head Tissue Engineering Workshop 2013, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Liang, R., Jallah, Z.C., Brown, B.N., Palcsey, S., Abramowitch, S., and Moalli, P.A., 2013, "Augmentation with an ECM Bioscaffold Attenuates the Negative Impact of Synthetic Mesh on Vagina," American Urogynecologic Society, 34th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Londono, R., Keane, T.J., Brown, B.N., Wolf, M.T., and Badylak, S.F., 2013, "The immune response to xenogeneicacellular biologic scaffold materials," Society for Biomaterials, 2013 Annual meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA.

LoPresti, S.T., Chung, W.L., Almarza, A.J., Badylak, S.F., and Brown, B.N., 2013, "Effect of Extracellular Matrix Source Tissue on Remodeling of Temporomandibular Joint Meniscus Replacement," Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society, Americas Chapter, Atlanta, GA.

Lopresti, S.T., Prest, T.A., Medberry, C.J., Martin, M.J., Badylak, S.F., Cheetham, J., and Brown, B.N., 2013, "Decellularized Equine Sciatic Nerve Hydrogel for PeripheralNerve Repair," Regenerative Medicine: Technologies Enabling Novel Therapies - Hilton Head Tissue Engineering Workshop 2013, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Lopresti, S.T., Prest, T.A., Medberry, C.J., Martin, M.J., Badylak, S.F., Cheetham, J., and Brown, B.N., 2013, "Decellularized Equine Sciatic Nerve Hydrogel for PeripheralNerve Repair," Society for Biomaterials, 2013 Annual meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA.

Mani, D., Nolfi, A., Palcsey, S., Brown, B.N., and Moalli, P.A., 2013, "Chronic Foreign Body Response Following Implantation of Prolapse Mesh in the Rhesus Macaque," American Urogynecologic Society, 34th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Nolfi, A., Brown, B.N., Klein-Patel, M., Palcsey, S., and Moalli, P.A., 2013, "Acute-phase Immune Response in Mice May Predict Long-Term Mesh Complications," American Urogynecologic Society, 34th Annual Scientific Meeting, Las Vegas, NV.

Prest, T.A., Lopresti, S.T., Medberry, C.J., Martin, M.J., Badylak, S.F., Cheetham, J., and Brown, B.N., 2013, "Decellularized Equine Sciatic Nerve as a Scaffold for PeripheralNerve Repair," Regenerative Medicine: Technologies Enabling Novel Therapies - Hilton Head Tissue Engineering Workshop 2013, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

Prest, T.A., Lopresti, S.T., Medberry, C.J., Martin, M.J., Badylak, S.F., Cheetham, J., and Brown, B.N., 2013, "Decellularized Equine Sciatic Nerve as a Scaffold for PeripheralNerve Repair. Poster presentation," Society for Biomaterials, 2013 Annual meeting and Exposition, Boston, MA.

Brown, B.N., 2012, "Macrophage Participation and Polarization in Scaffold Based Approaches to RegenerativeMedicine," UC Davis Department of Surgery.

Brown, B.N., Chung, W.L., Almarza, A.J., and Badylak, S.F., 2012, "A Scaffold Based Approach to Reconstruction of the TMJ Meniscus," TMJ Bioengineering Conference of the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers 39th Annual Conference, Washington, DC.

Brown, B.N., 2011, "An Inductive Scaffold Based Approach to Regenerative Medicine," Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

Brown, B.N., 2011, "Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine in the Equine Upper Airway," Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

Brown, B.N., 2011, "What are Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine," Ross, Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

Brown, B.N., Londono, R., Kukla, K.A., Wolf, M.T., Daly, K.A., Tottey, S., and Badylak, S.F., 2011, "Macrophage Phenotype Predicts Tissue Remodeling Outcome Following Implantation of Biologic Scaffolds," Biomedical Engineering Society 2011 Annual Fall Scientific Meeting, Hartford, CT.

Brown, B.N., Londono, R., Tottey, S., Kukla, K.A., Wolf, M.T., Daly, K.A., Reing, J.E., and Badylak, S.F., 2011, "Macrophage Polarization Affects Progenitor Cell Recruitment In Vitro and Predicts Tissue Remodeling Outcomes In Vivo," TERMIS-NA Chapter 2011 Annual Meeting, Houston, TX.

Brown, B.N., Siebenlist, N.J., Cheetham, J., Hermanson, J.W., Ducharme, N.G., and Bonassar, L.J., 2011, "Computed Tomography Guided Tissue Engineering of Equine Upper Airway Cartilage," Biomedical Engineering Society 2011 Annual Fall Scientific Meeting, Hartford, CT.

Brown, B.N., 2010, "Macrophage Phenotype as a Predictor of Constructive Remodelling in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine," TERMIS-NA 2010 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

2010, "Macrophage Phenotype as a Predictor of Constructive Remodeling in Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine," Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine International Society North American Chapter, 2010 Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL.

2011, "An Inductive Scaffold Based Approach to Regenerative Medicine," Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

2011, "The Role of the Host Innate Immune Response in Scaffold Based Approaches to Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine," Tissue Engineering/Regenerative Medicine Focus Meeting, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

2011, "Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine in the Equine Upper Airway," Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

2011, "What are Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine?," Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine. Basseterre, St. Kitts and Nevis, West Indies.

Badylak, S.F., Brown, B.N., Crapo, P., Medberry, C.J., and Johnson, S.A., 2011, "Brain Derived ECM for Tissue Reconstruction (Injectable Extracellular Matrix Gel for Targeted Tissue Regeneration)," 61/505,655.

Badylak, S.F., Brown, B.N., and Chung, W.L., 2010, "Joint Bioscaffolds," 12/714,195.

Badylak, S.F., Freund, J.M., Rubin, J.P., and Brown, B.N., 2010, "Decellularized Adipose Cell Growth Scaffold," 61/289,082.

Brown, B.N., and Cheetham, J., 2014, "Injectable Peripheral Nerve Specific Hydrogel," 61/773,615.