Peer-Reviewed Publications             Proceedings               Abstracts                Patents & Licensing

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

50. A. Tieppo*, A.C.Boggs°, P. Pourjavad°, M.E. Byrne. Analysis of Release Kinetics of Ocular Therapeutics from Drug Releasing Contact Lenses: Best Methods & Practices to Advance the Field. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, submitted, 2013.

49. J.M. Larsen*, D.R. Martin, M.E. Byrne. Recent Advances in Delivery Through the Blood-Brain Barrier. Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, accepted and in press, 2013.

48. J. Kaczmarek°, A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Adjusting Biomaterial Composition to Achieve Controlled Multiple-Day Release of Dexamethasone from an Extended-Wear Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lens. Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, accepted and in press, 2013.

47. C. White*, C.R. Thomas°, M.E. Byrne. Bringing Comfort to the Masses: A Novel Evaluation Relating Comfort Agent Solution Properties. Contact Lens and Anterior Eye, accepted and in press, 2013.

46.
V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Drug Release from Weakly Crosslinked Imprinted Networks: The Benefit of Living Polymerization. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, accepted and in press, 2013.

45. D. Webster*, P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne. Injectable Nanomaterials for Drug Delivery: Carriers, Targeting Moieties, and Therapeutics. European Journal of Pharmaceutics & Biopharmaceutics, 84(1), 1-20, 2013 (published on-line January 8, 2013).

44. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Crosslinker Diversity on Network Morphology, Template Loading, and Template Transport from Molecularly Imprinted Polymers Prepared Via Living Radical Polymerization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, accepted and in press, 2013.

43. P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. Therapeutic RNA Aptamers in Clinical Trials. European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 48, 259-271, 2013 (published on-line November 7, 2012).

42. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Molecularly Imprinted Polymers Via Living Radical Polymerization: Relating Increased Structural Homogeneity to Improved Template Binding Parameters. Reactive and Functional Polymers, accepted and in press, 2013.

41. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R.P. Chambers. Kinetic Involvement of Acetaldehyde Substrate Inhibition on the Rate Equation of Yeast Aldehyde Dehydrogenase. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 168(4), 2012 (published on-line August 23, 2012).

40. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Living Radical Polymerization and Molecular Imprinting: Improving Polymer Morphology in Imprinted Polymers. Macromolecular Materials & Engineering, 298(4), 379-390, 2013 (published on-line October 30, 2012).

39. A. Tieppo*, K.M. Pate°, M.E. Byrne. In Vitro Controlled Release of Anti-Inflammatory from Daily Disposable Therapeutic Contact Lenses Under Physiological Ocular Tear Flow. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 81, 170-177, 2012 (published on-line February 7, 2012).

38. P. Sundaram*, J.Wower, M.E. Byrne. A Nano-scale Drug Delivery Carrier Using Nucleic Acid Aptamers for Extended Therapeutic Release. Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology, and Medicine, 8, 1143-1151, 2012 (published on-line February 6, 2012).

37. C.J. White*, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Drug Release from Contact Lenses: A Comprehensive Review From 1965-Present. Journal of Drug Delivery Science & Technology, 21(5), 369-384, 2011.

36. A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, A.C. Paine°, M.L. Voyles, M.K. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. Sustained In Vivo Release from Imprinted Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Journal of Controlled Release, 157, 391-397, 2012 (published on-line October 1, 2011).

35. C.J. White*, M.K. McBride°, K. Pate°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Extended Release of High Molecular Weight Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose from Molecularly Imprinted, Extended Wear Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Biomaterials, 32, 5698-5705, 2011 (published on-line May 23, 2011).

34. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R.P. Chambers. Impact of High Pyruvate Concentration on Kinetics of Rabbit Muscle Lactate Dehydrogenase. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 165(2), 676-686, 2011 (published on-line May 31, 2011).

33. V.D. Salian*, A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. The Role of Living/Controlled Polymerization in the Formation of Improved Imprinted Polymers. Journal of Molecular Recognition, 25, 361-369, 2012 (published on-line May 25, 2012).

32. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Molecularly Imprinted Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 7(6), 765-780, 2010 (published on-line April 13, 2010).

31. M. Ali*, A.D. Vaughan*, J.B. Zhang°, S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Templated Hydrogels for Combination Devices: Therapeutic Contact Lenses. 31st Annual International Conference of IEEE EMBS, 242-245, 2009.

30. S. Venkatesh*, J Wower, M.E. Byrne. Nucleic Acid Therapeutic Carriers with On-Demand Triggered Release. Bioconjugate Chemistry, 20, 1773-1782, 2009 (published on-line August 11, 2009).

29. A.D. Vaughan*, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Enhancing Therapeutic Loading and Delaying Transport via Molecular Imprinting and Living/Controlled Polymerization. AIChE Journal, 56(1), 268-279, 2010 (published on-line August 26, 2009).

28. M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of High Molecular Weight Hyaluronic Acid from Molecularly Imprinted Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Pharmaceutical Research, 26(3), 714-726, 2009 (published on-line January 21, 2009).

27. M.E. Byrne. Editorial-Special Section Honoring N.A. Peppas, Pharmaceutical Research, 26(3), 597-598, 2009 (published on-line January 23, 2009).

26. M.E. Byrne, V. Salian*. Molecular Imprinting Within Hydrogels II: Progress and Analysis of the Field. International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 364, 188-212, 2008 (published on-line September 9, 2008).

25. S. Venkatesh*, J. Saha°, S. Pass°, M.E. Byrne. Transport and Structural Analysis of Molecular Imprinted Hydrogels for Controlled Drug Delivery. European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 69(3), 852-860, 2008 (published on-line February 15, 2008).

24. M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Challenges and Solutions in Topical Ocular Drug Delivery Systems. Expert Review of Clinical Pharmacology, 1(1), 145-161, 2008.

23. K.R. Noss*, A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Tailored Binding and Transport Parameters of Molecularly Imprinted Films via Macromolecular Structure: The Rational Design of Recognitive Polymers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 107, 3435-3441, 2008 (published on-line November 30, 2007).

22. M. Ali*, S. Horikawa*, S. Venkatesh*, J. Saha°, J.W. Hong, M.E. Byrne. Zero-Order Therapeutic Release from Imprinted Hydrogel Contact Lenses Within In-vitro Physiological Ocular Tear Flow. Journal of Controlled Release, 124, 154-162, 2007 (published on-line September 21, 2007).

21. M.E. Byrne. Editorial Foreword. Drug Delivery 2007, Touch Briefings, June 2007.

20. M.E. Byrne, J.Z. Hilt, N.A. Peppas. Recognitive Biomimetic Networks with Moiety Imprinting for Intelligent Drug-Delivery. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 84A(1), 137-147, 2008 (published on-line June 28, 2007).

19. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Systems: A Synergy of Scientific and Engineering Approaches. In: Nanotechnology in Therapeutics: Current Technology and Applications, J.Z. Hilt, J.B. Thomas, and N.A. Peppas, eds., 183-203, Horizon Bioscience, Norfolk, UK, 2007.

18. S. Venkatesh*, M. Ali*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses via Biomimetic Imprinting. In: Advances in Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems, and Therapeutic Systems, N.A. Peppas, A.S. Hoffman, T. Kanamori, and K. Tojo, eds.,178-182, AIChE, New York, NY, 2006.

17. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Reversible Modulating Gels via Tertiary Confromation Switching of RNA Motifs. In: Advances in Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems, and Therapeutic Systems, N.A. Peppas, A.S. Hoffman, T. Kanamori, and K. Tojo, eds., 66, AIChE, New York, NY, 2006.

16. A.D. Vaughan*, S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Enhancing Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Binding Properties via Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization and Reaction Analysis. Polymer, 48, 74-81, 2007 (published on-line November 28, 2006).

15. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Microfabrication of Intelligent Biomimetic Networks for Recognition of D-Glucose. Chemistry of Materials, 18, 5869-5875, 2006 (published on-line November 16, 2006).

14. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Novel Biomimetic Hydrogels for Enhanced Loading and Extended Release of Ocular Therapeutics. Biomaterials, 28, 717-724, 2007 (published on-line September 26, 2006).

13. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Recognitive Polymer Networks for Ocular Delivery of Anti-Histamines. In: Biomimetic Polymer and Gels, MRS Symposium Series, N. Langrana, F. Horkay, B. Yurke, eds., 897E, J04-7.1-7.6, Warrendale, PA, 2006.

12. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas, J.Z. Hilt. Applications of Biomimetic Systems in Drug Delivery. Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 2(6), 1085-1096, 2005.

11. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Biomimesis in Drug Delivery. In: Advances in Bionanotechnology, N.A. Peppas, J.Z. Hilt, eds., 36-42, AIChE, New York, NY, 2005.

10. A.D. Vaughan* and M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels by Polymerization Reaction Analysis. In: Advances in Bionanotechnology, N.A. Peppas,  J.Z. Hilt, eds., 54, AIChE, New York, NY, 2005.

9. J. Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Polymers in Drug Delivery and Sensing Applications: Effect of Network Molecular Structure on Recognition Properties. In: Advances in Biomaterials, Bionanotechnology, Biomimetic Systems and Tissue Engineering, N.A. Peppas, K. Anseth, A.K. Dillow and C.E. Schmidt, eds., 41-43, AIChE, New York, NY, 2004.

8. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne. Biomedical Applications: Tissue Engineering, Therapeutic Devices, and Diagnostic Systems. In: Dekker Encyclopedia of Nanoscience and Technology, J.A. Schwarz, C. Contescu, and K. Putyera, eds., 247-261, Marcel Dekker, New York, NY, 2004.

7. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne. Configurational Biomimesis in Drug Delivery: Molecular Imprinting of Biologically Significant Molecules. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 56(11), 1599-1620, 2004.

6. N.A. Peppas, M.E. Byrne. New Biomaterials for Intelligent Biosensing, Recognitive Drug Delivery, and Therapeutics. Bulletin Gattefossé, 96, 23-35, 2003.

5. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biologically Significant Molecules. In: Biological and Biomimetic Materials – Properties to Function, MRS Symposium Series, J. McKittrick, J. Aizenberg, C. Orme, P. Vekilov, eds., 724, 193-199, Pittsburgh, PA, 2002.

4. M.E. Byrne, E. Oral, J.Z. Hilt, N.A. Peppas. Networks for Recognition of Biomolecules: Molecular Imprinting and Micropatterning Poly(ethylene glycol)-Containing Films. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 13, 798-816, 2002.

3. M.E. Byrne, D.B. Henthorn, Y. Huang, N.A. Peppas. Micropatterning Biomimetic Materials for Bioadhesion and Drug Delivery. In: Biomimetic Materials and Design: Interactive Biointerfacial Strategies, Tissue Engineering, and Targeted Drug Delivery, A.K. Dillow, A. Lowman, eds., 443-470, Marcel Dekker, New York, NY, 2002.

2. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, N.A. Peppas. Molecular Imprinting Within Hydrogels. Advanced Drug Delivery Reviews, 54 (1), 149-161, 2002.

1. M.E. Byrne, P.C. Wankat. Pressure Effects in Adsorbers and Adsorptive Reactors. Separation Science and Technology, 35(3), 323-351, 2000.

Note: * Indicates Graduate Student and ° Indicates Undergraduate Student

PROCEEDINGS ARTICLES

25. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Using Living Radical Polymerization to Improve Tailorable Extended Release From Molecularly Imprinted Biomaterials. Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2012.

24. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled and Extended Release of an Ocular Anti-Inflammatory Via Silicone Hydrogel Lenses. Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2012.

23. A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Sustained In-vivo and In-vitro Drug Release From Imprinted Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2012.

22. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Programmable Drug Delivery Nanocarrier For Controlled and Extended Release of Daunomycin. Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2012.

21. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of 120kDa HPMC From Molecularly Imprinted Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Biomedical Engineering Society 2012 Annual Meeting Proceedings, 2012.

20. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Controlled and Extended Release of Daunomycin From DNA Aptamer-Programmed Gold Nanoparticles.Trans. Soc. Biomater., in press, 2012.

19. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Living Polymerization on the Creation of Macromolecular Memory. Polymer (POLY) Preprints, 52(2), 166, 2011.

18. A. Tieppo*, K. Pate°, M.E. Byrne. In-vitro Release of a Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory from Daily Wear Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 33, 2011.

17. P. Sundaram*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Therapeutic Release from a Nucleic Acid Aptamer Functionalized Gold Nanoparticle Platform.Trans. Soc. Biomater., 33, 2011.

16. M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Hyaluronic Acid from Molecularly Imprinted Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 32, 2009.

15. H.T. Ngo*, M.E. Byrne. Release Studies of Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 31, 10, 2008.

14. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Nucleic Acid Release from Carriers via Physical and Biological Triggers. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 31, 34, 2008.

13. A.D. Vaughan*, K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. Tailorable Recognitive Biomaterials Synthesized via Free Radical and Living/Controlled Polymerization. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 30, 423, 2007.

12. M. Ali*, J. Zhang°, J. Saha°, S. Pass°, S. Horikawa*, J.W. Hong, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: In-vitro Release via Experimental Physiological Ocular Tear Flow Model. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 30, 14, 2007.

11. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Control of Templated Recognitive Structures. AIChE 2006 Annual Meeting Proceedings, New York, NY, 2006.

10. K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. The Rational Design of Biorecognitive Biomimetic Polymeric Materials for Sensing Applications. PMSE Preprints, Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering (PMSE) Preprints, 94:764-765, 2006.

9. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, and M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: A Biomimetic Approach Towards Tailored Ophthalmic Extended Delivery. Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering (PMSE) Preprints, 94:766-767, 2006.

8. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels via Polymerization Reaction and Crosslinking Density Analysis. Polymeric Materials: Science & Engineering (PMSE) Preprints, 94:762-763, 2006.

7. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. A Biomimetic Approach Towards The Formation Of Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 29, 191, 2006.

6. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. A Biomimetic Approach Of Recognitive Contact Lenses For Tailored Loading And Release Of Antihistamines To Treat Allergic Rhinoconjunctivitis. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 29, 86, 2006.

5. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Ophthalmic Antihistamine Delivery via Recognitive Contact Lenses for Allergic Relief, AIChE 2005 Annual Meeting Proceedings, New York, NY, 2005.

4. K.R. Noss*, A.D. Vaughan*, and M.E. Byrne. Effect of Molecular Structure and Polymerization Kinetics on the Optimization of Recognitive Polymers, Proceedings of the 2005 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, 36, 2005.

3. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, and M.E. Byrne. Enhanced Loading and Extended Release Contact Lens for Ophthalmic Delivery of Histamine Antagonists, Proceedings of the 2005 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Fall Meeting, 1434, 2005.

2. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks: Development and Application as Selective Recognition Elements for Biomolecules at the Micro-/Nano-Scale, AIChE 2003 Annual Meeting Proceedings, Biomimetics III Session, TC 392 D, 2003.

1. M.E. Byrne, J.Z. Hilt, R. Bashir, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition and Microsensing of Biologically Significant Molecules. Trans. Soc. Biomater., 28, 78, 2002.

Note: * Indicates Graduate Student and ° Indicates Undergraduate Student

PUBLISHED ABSTRACTS

124. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Da Vinci Award 2012: Controlled Release of Comfort Molecules From Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses Through the Use of Molecular Imprinting. Abstracts of the 36th Annual British Contact Lens Association (BCLA) Clinical Conference, 2012.

123. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of a Hydrophobic Anti-Inflammatory From a Silicon Hydrogel Lens. Abstracts of the 9th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn University, 64, 2012.

122. M. McBride°, C. Bartlett°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Sink Volume on the Release Rate of Diclofenac Sodium From Molecularly Imprinted Hydrogels. Abstracts of the 9th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn University, 76, 2012.

121. H. Kurniawan°, P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. An Adaptable Nano-Drug Delivery Carrier for Controlled and On-Demand Drug Release. Abstracts of the 9th Annual Auburn University Campus-wide Undergraduate Research & Scholarship Forum, Auburn University, 81, 2012.

120. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Improving Drug Delivery From Imprinted Thin Film Polymers Using Living/Controlled Polymerization. 2012 Abstracts of the Graduate Scholars Symposium, Auburn University, 14, 2012.

119. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Versatile Drug Delivery NanoCarrier for Controlled and On-Demand Release of Therapeutics. 2012 Abstracts of the Graduate Scholars Symposium, Auburn University, 43, 2012.

118. A. Tieppo*, A.C. Paine°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled In Vivo Release From Daily Disposable Contact Lenses. 2012 Abstracts of the Graduate Scholars Symposium, Auburn University, 44, 2012.

117. J. Kaczmarek°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Silicone Hydrogel Lenses: Engineering Extended and Controlled Release. Abstracts of the 2012 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 12, 2012.

116. M. McBride°, C. Bartlett°, A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. The Importance of Release Conditions on Engineering Controlled Delivery: Studies of Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 2012 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 20, 2012.

115. A. Paine°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled & Extended Release of Comfort Agent & Anti-histamine From Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 2012 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 16, 2012.

114. H. Kurniawan°, P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. Aptamer Functionalized Gold Nanoparticle Platform for Regulated & Extended Release. Abstracts of the 2012 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 15, 2012.

113. P. Sundaram*, H. Kurniawan°, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Versatile Drug Delivery NanoCarrier for Controlled and On-Demand Release of Therapeutics. Abstracts of the 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 26, 2012.

112. A. Tieppo*, A.C. Paine°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled In Vivo Release From Daily Disposable Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 21, 2012.

111. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Ensuring Ocular Comfort During Contact Lens Wear Via Molecularly Imprinted Contact Lenses: The Controlled Release of Hyaluronic Acid and Hydroxypropylmethylcellulose. Abstracts of the 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 28, 2012.

110. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Improving Drug Delivery From Imprinted Thin Film Polymers Using Living Polymerization. Abstracts of the 22nd Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 22, 2012.

109. A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Constant Drug Tear Concentration for Duration of Wear From Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 2012 Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)/Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Education and Research Foundation (CLAO ERF) Symposium and Congress, Speaker Abstracts, 2, 2012.

108. C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled, Extended Release of Comfort Agents From Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 2012 Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)/Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Education and Research Foundation (CLAO ERF) Symposium and Congress, Program Abstracts, 11, 2012.

107. A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. In vivo and In vitro Extended Drug Release From Therapeutic Daily Disposable Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 2012 Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists (CLAO)/Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmologists Education and Research Foundation (CLAO ERF) Symposium and Congress, Program Abstracts, 11, 2012.

106. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Living Polymerization/Reaction Control: Innovative Strategies for Enhancing Drug Delivery From Imprinted Thin Films. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2011.

105. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Analyzing the Interdependence of Polymer Chain Growth and Macromolecular Memory Creation in Molecularly Imprinted Polymers. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2011.

104. A. Tieppo*, C.J. White*, A.C. Paine°, M.L. Volyes, M.K. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. Sustained In Vivo Release From Imprinted Daily Wear Contact Lenses. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2011.

103. C.J. White*, M.K. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. Sustained In Vivo Release From Imprinted Daily Wear Contact Lenses. 2011 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2011.

102. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Effect of Living Polymerization On the Creation of Macromolecular Memory. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, POLY, 2011.

101. A. Tieppo*, K. Pate°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Diclofenac Sodium From Therapeutic Soft Contact Lenses Under Physiological Ocular Tear Flow. Abstracts of the 1st Annual Auburn University Graduate Scholars Symposium, Graduate Student Council, Auburn University, 8, 2011.

100. C.J. White*, M. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. HPMC-Imprinted Extended-Wear Contact Lenses for Controlled Release. Abstracts of the 1st Annual Auburn University Graduate Scholars Symposium, Graduate Student Council, Auburn University, 9, 2011.

99. K. Pate°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled and Extended Release of Anti-inflammatory From Daily Wear Soft Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 2011 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 13, 2011.

98. M. McBride°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Engineering Biomaterials for Controlled Delivery: Therapeutic Contact Lenses For Comfort Molecules. Abstracts of the 2011 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 12, 2011.

97. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Poly(Ethylene Glycol) Based Films For Controlled Release From Drug Eluting Stents. Abstracts of the 2011 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 12, 2011.

96. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Design of Molecularly Imprinted Biomaterials for Use on Drug Eluting Stents. Abstracts of the 8th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Forum, Auburn University, 21, 2011.

95. M. McBride°, C.J. White*, M.E. Byrne. Delivery of Comfort Molecules Using Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 8th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Forum, Auburn University, 32, 2011.

94. K. Pate°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. In-Vitro Release of Dicolofenac Sodium From Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 8th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research & Creative Scholarship Forum, Auburn University, 36, 2011.

93. A. Tieppo*, K. Pate°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Diclofenac Sodium From Therapeutic Soft Contact Lenses Under Physiological Ocular Tear Flow. Abstracts of the 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2011.

92. C.J. White*, M. McBride°, M.E. Byrne. Moleculary Imprinted Contact Lenses with Controlled Delivery. Abstracts of the 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2011.

91. D. Webster*, R.Chambers, M.E. Byrne. Oral Enzyme Delivery Using Biohybrid Hydrogels for the Rapid Metabolism of Ethanol. Abstracts of the 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2011.

90. P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. A Novel Nanoscale Drug Delivery Device: Controlled Drug Release from Aptamers. Abstracts of the 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2011.

89. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Living Versus Non-Living Polymerization in the Creation of Macromolecular Memory. Abstracts of the 21st Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2011.

88. P. Sundaram*, M.E. Byrne, J. Wower. Controlled and Extended Therapuetic Release from Nucleic Acid Aptamer Functionalized Nanoparticles. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2010.

87. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R.Chambers. Polymer-Conjugated Multi-Enzyme Biohybrid Carrier for Rapid Metabolism of Ethanol. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2010.

86. D. Webster*, M.E. Byrne, R.Chambers. Biohybrid Multi-enzyme Hydrogel for the Rapid Metabolism of Ethanol. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2010.

85. K. Pate°, A. Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Microfluidic In vitro Release of Anti-inflammatory From Therapeutic Contact Lenses. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2010.

84. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Designing an Optimal Release Profile for Drug Eluting Stents. 2010 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2010.

83. M.E. Byrne. Using Biology to Rationally Design and Engineer Biomaterials/Multi-Functional Materials. 2010 National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Abstracts, US National Academy of Engineering, 2010.

82. V. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Using Living/Controlled Polymerization Strategies to Enhance Binding Parameters of Imprinted Polymers. Abstracts of the 6th International Meeting of Molecular Imprinting, Society of Molecular Imprinting, 102, 2010.

81. C. White*, A Tieppo*, M.E. Byrne. Creating Macromolecular Memory in Hydrogels for Drug Delivery: Therapeutic Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 6th International Meeting of Molecular Imprinting, Society of Molecular Imprinting, 133, 2010.

80. D. Harris°, M.E. Byrne. Novel Design for a Drug Eluting Stent. Abstracts of the 2010 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 2010.

79. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Designing Gels with Memory for Drug Delivery: Manipulating Transport and Binding Properties by Altering Structural and Reaction Parameters. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2009.

78. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Performance Analysis of a Free and Polymer-Conjugated Multi-Enzyme System for Ethanol Metabolism. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2009.

77. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Correlating the Structure and Properties of Imprinted Gels with Reaction Parameters. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2009.

76. D.R. Pulliam°, E. Jabbari, M.E. Byrne. A Study of Novel Degradable Imprinted Networks. 2009 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2009.

75. M.E. Byrne. Using Biology to Rationally Design and Engineer Multi-Functional Biomaterials. US National Academy of Engineering, 2009 National Academy of Engineering, Frontiers of Engineering Symposium Abstracts, US National Academy of Engineering, 2009.

74. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Characterization of the Network Structure of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers by Determination of Kinetic Chain Length Distribution. Abstracts of the 19th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2009.

73. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Microreactor System for Rapid and Safe Alcohol Metabolism. Abstracts of the 19th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2009.

72. S.R. Duke, M.E. Byrne. REU Site for Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics, and Devices at Auburn University. 2009 NSF-Engineering Education Awardees Conference Abstracts, NSF, 2009.

71. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Extended Release Contact Lenses: Transport and Stuctural Analysis of Imprinted Hydrogels. Abstracts of the 14th Symposium on the Material Science and Chemistry of Contact Lenses, 2008.

70. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Living/Controlled Molecular Imprinting Polymerization Techniques to Enhance Drug Delivery Networks. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2008.

69. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Reaction Analysis of Living/Controlled Polymerization Techniques Used to Enhance Binding Characteristics of Highly Crosslinked Imprinted Polymer Networks. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2008.

68. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Biohybrid Nanoparticles and Hydrogel Platforms with On-Demand Release of Therapeutics by the Application of Nucleic Acid Triggers. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2008.

67. V.D. Salian*, M.E. Byrne. Characterization of the Network Structure of Molecularly Imprinted Polymers by Determination of Kinetic Chain Length Distribution. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2008.

66. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Matrix-Bound Multi-Enzyme System for Rapid and Effective Ethanol Metabolism. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2008.

65. J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. 2008 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2008.

64. J. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. Abstracts of the 2008 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 15, 2008.

63. M. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Ethanol Conversion to Acetate Catalyzed by Multi-Dehydrogenases in a Polymer Conjugated System. Abstracts of the 18th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2008.

62. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. On-Demand Release of Nucleic Acid Constructs via Enzymatic and Physical Triggers. Symposium LL: Bioinspired Polymer Gels and Networks, Materials Research Society Fall 2007 Meeting Abstracts, MRS, 2007.

61. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Enhancing Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Binding Properties via Controlled/Radical Polymerization and Reaction Analysis. Abstracts of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, ASM, 39, 2007.

60. K.R. Noss*, A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Tailored Binding and Transport Parameters of Molecularly Imprinted Films via Macromolecular Structure: The Rational Design of Recognitive Polymers for Sensors. Abstracts of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of the American Society for Microbiology, ASM, 38, 2007.

59. M.E. Byrne, S.R. Duke. Interdisclipinary Research: An REU Site Perspective. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2007.

58. M.W. Eggert*, A.N. Wilson°, J.A. Cooey°, M.E. Byrne, R.P. Chambers. Ethanol Conversion to Acetate Catalyzed by Multi-Dehydrogenase System. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2007.

57. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic and Biohybrid Hydrogels: Novel Recognitive Biomaterials for Controlled Therapeutic Delivery. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2007.

56. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Novel Biomimetic Therapeutic Carriers with On-Demand Release Via Nucleic Acid Based Triggers. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2007.

55. A.D. Vaughan*, K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. Tailored Recognitive Films Via Engineered Macromolecular Structure. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2007.

54. J. Saha°, S. Pass°, J. Zhang°, M. Ali*, S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Extended Release Via Tailored Hydrogel Structure. 2007 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2007.

53. S.R. Duke, M.E. Byrne. REU Site for Micro/Nano-Structured Materials, Therapeutics, and Devices at Auburn University. 2007 NSF-Engineering Education Awardees Conference Abstracts, NSF, 37, 2007.

52. J. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. Abstracts of the 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn University, 2007.

51. A. Collins°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for the Delivery of Antifungal Drugs to the Equine Eye. Abstracts of the 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn University, 2007.

50. S. Pass°, J.Saha°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for Antihistamines: Transport of Ketotifen Fumarate through Biomimetic Hydrogels. Abstracts of the 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn University, 2007.

49. J. Saha, S. Pass, M.E. Byrne. Structural Analysis of Imprinted Hydrogels and Transport Considerations. Abstracts of the 4th Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn University, 2007.

48. S. Pass°, J. Saha°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for Antihistamines: Transport of Ketotifen Fumarate Through Biomimetic Hydrogels. Abstracts of the 2007 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 2007.

47. A. Collins°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses for the Delivery of Antifungal Drugs to the Equine Eye. Abstracts of the 2007 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 2007.

46. J. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Bandage Contact Lenses for Antibacterial and Anti-inflammatory Therapeutics. Abstracts of the 2007 AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 2007.

45. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Control of Templated Recognitive Structures. Abstracts of the 17th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2007.

44. M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Ocular Delivery of Comfort Molecule for Keratoconjunctivitis sicca via Hydrogel Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 17th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2007.

43. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Intelligent Drug Release From Novel Nucleic Acid Hydrogels via Physical and Biological Triggers. Abstracts of the 17th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 2007.

42. S. Venkatesh*, M. Ali*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses via Biomimesis: Tailorable Loading and Extended Delivery of Ocular Therapeutics. US-Japan Joint Topical Conference on Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems and Therapeutic Systems, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2006.

41. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E Byrne. Nucleic Acids: Hypersensitive Modulating Elements Based on Enzymatic Triggers and Metal Ion/Chelating Agent Switches. US-Japan Joint Topical Conference on Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems and Therapeutic Systems, 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2006.

40. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Extending Relief for Allergic Conjunctivitis Via Therapeutic Contact Lenses Based on Configurational Biomimetic Imprinting. 2006 AIChE Annual Fall Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2006.

39. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Control of Templated Recognitive Structures. 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2006.

38. K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. Tunable Biomolecular Recognition Films for Sensing. 2006 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2006.

37. K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. The Rational Design of Biorecognitive Biomimetic Polymeric Materials for Sensing Applications. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 231, 451-PMSE, 2006.

36. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, and M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: A Biomimetic Approach Towards Tailored Ophthalmic Extended Delivery. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 231, 452-PMSE, 2006.

35. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels via Polymerization Reaction and Crosslinking Density Analysis. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 450-PMSE, 2006.

34. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Extending Relief for Allergic Conjunctivitis via Therapeutic Contact Lenses Based on Configurational Biomimetic Imprinting. Abstracts of the AIChE Southern Regional Conference, AIChE, 19, 2006.

33. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels by Polymerization Reaction Analysis. Abstracts of the 16th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 45, 2006.

32. K.R. Noss*, M.E. Byrne. The Rational Design of Intelligent Biomimetic Polymeric Networks for Biomolecular Diagnostics. Abstracts of the 16th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 18, 2006.

31. S. Venkatesh*, S.P. Sizemore°, J.B. Zhang°, and M.E. Byrne. Extended Release of Ocular Therapeutics via Biomimetic Contact Lenses. Abstracts of the 16th Annual Auburn University Graduate Student Council Research Forum, Auburn University, 18, 2006.

30. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Ophthalmic Antihistamine Delivery via Recognitive Contact Lenses for Allergic Relief. Abstracts of the 3rd Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn University, 2006.

29. M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses: Controllable and Extended Delivery of Drugs to the Eye. Biotechnology Association of Alabama Annual Meeting, 8, 2006.

28. S. Venkatesh*, S. P. Sizemore°, and M.E. Byrne. Enhanced Loading and Extended Release Contact Lens for Histamine Antagonists. Abstracts of the 8th US Japan Symposium on Drug Delivery Systems, 2005.

27. R. Noss*, A.L. Simonian, and M.E. Byrne. Intelligent Materials for Biomolecular Diagnostics. Materials Research Society Fall 2005 Meeting Abstracts, MRS, 2005.

26. S. Venkatesh*, S. P. Sizemore°, and M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Recognitive Polymer Networks for Ocular Delivery of Anti-Histamines. Materials Research Society Fall 2005 Meeting Abstracts, MRS, 2005.

25. M.E. Byrne. Biomimesis in Drug Delivery. 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2005.

24. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Optimizing Recognition Characteristics of Biomimetic Polymer Gels by Polymerization Reaction Analysis. 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2005.

23. S. Venkatesh*, S. P. Sizemore°, and M.E. Byrne. Ophthalmic Antihistamine Delivery Via Recognitive Contact Lenses for Allergic Relief. 2005 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2005.

22. M.E. Byrne, S. Venkatesh*. Enhanced Loading and Extended Release Contact Lens for Histamine Antagonists, BIO 2005 Annual International Convention, Abstracts of the Innovation Corridor Session, 49, 2005.

21. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Creating Recognitive Networks for Biomolecules: Polymerization Kinetics of Biomimetic Templated Systems. 2004 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2004.

20. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Polymers in Drug Delivery and Sensing Applications: Effect of Network Molecular Structure on Recognition Properties. 2004 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2004.

19. S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Kinetics of Templated Sensor Networks: Designing Recognition Elements of Biomolecules at the Micro-/Nano-Scale. Abstracts of the 2nd Annual Auburn University Undergraduate Research Forum, Auburn University, 2004.

18. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks: Tailored Recognition Properties for Biomedical Applications. 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting Abstracts, BMES, 2004.

17. A.D. Vaughan*, M.E. Byrne. Biomimetic Materials for Biosensing: Recognitive Networks for Biologically Significant Molecules. 2004 Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting Abstracts, BMES, 2004.

16. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks with Tailored Recognition Properties: Functional Components in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices. Abstracts of the 3rd Annual Research, Technologies, and Applications in Biodefense, 2004.

15. A.D. Vaughan*, S.P. Sizemore°, M.E. Byrne. Polymerization Kinetics of Templated Sensor Networks: Designing Recognition Elements for Biomolecules at the Micro-Nano-Scale. Abstracts of the 5th Annual BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotech World, 2004.

14. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Novel Biomimetic Polymer Networks with Tailored Recognition Properties: Functional Components in Diagnostic and Therapeutic Devices. Abstracts of the 5th Annual BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotech World, 2004.

13. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, R. Bashir, N.A. Peppas. Development and Application of Intelligent Polymer Networks asRecognition Elements for Novel Microdevices. Materials Research Society Fall 2003 Meeting Abstracts, MRS, 2003.

12. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, R. Bashir, N.A. Peppas. Intelligent Polymer Networks as Sensing Elements: Enabling Technologies for Novel Biosensor Platforms. 2003 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2003.

11. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, and N.A. Peppas. Micropatterning of Biomimetic Recognitive Hydrogels for Microsensing Applications. Abstracts of the Annual Houston Conference on Biomedical Engineering Research, 20, 21, 2003.

10. M.E. Byrne, J.Z. Hilt, R. Bashir, K. Park, N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Networks as Selective Recognition Elements for Detection of Biomolecules in Microsensor and Microarray Devices. 2002 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2002.

9. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Recognitive Networks for Drug Delivery, Targeting, and Biosensors. 2002 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2002.

8. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Biomolecule Specific Polymers for Sensing and Diagnostics. 2002 American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting Abstracts, AIChE, 2002.

7. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biomolecules: Materials forBionanotechnology. Abstracts of the 3rd Annual BioMEMS and Biomedical Nanotech World, 2002.

6. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Selective Recognition of Biologicals: Theoretical and Experimental Analysis. Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., 47, 395-396, 2002.

5. N.A. Peppas, M. Byrne, E. Oral, and D. Henthorn. UV-Free Radical Polymerizations for Micropatterning and Microimprinting of Poly(ethylene glycol)-Containing Films. Proceed. Intern. Symp. Polym. Advanced Techn.,6, 44, 2001.

4. M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Biomimetic Materials for Drug Targeting and Drug Delivery, Abstr. ACS, 222, 18-MACR, Part 2, August, 2001.

3. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Non-covalent Molecular Imprinting of Glucose in Polar Protic Media. AAPS Pharm. Sci., S-2404, 2000.

2. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, and N.A. Peppas. Non-Covalent Molecular Imprinting of Glucose: Recognition in Aqueous Media. In: K.R. Brain, C.J. Alexander, ed. Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Science and Technology, 111, STS Publishing, Cardiff, 2000.

1. A. Diaf, E.J. Beckman, C. Deible, H.L. Rilo, M.E. Byrne, A.J. Russell, W.R. Wagner. Photocrosslinkable Polyethylene Glycol-based Copolymers with Enhanced Biocompatibility for Iselt Encapsulation, Abstr. ACS, 209, 33-BIOT, Part 1, April, 1995.

 

PATENTS & LICENSING

Non-Provisional Issued or Pending Patents

11. C. White*, S. Venkatesh*, M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Extended or Continuous Wear Silicone Hydrogel Contact Lenses for the Extended Release of Comfort Molecules, U.S. Patent, pending.(Application Number:13/765,495), Filed February 12, 2013. Licensed to OcuMedic, Inc.

10. M. Ali*, M.E. Byrne. Controlled and Extended Delivery of Hyaluronic Acid and Comfort Molecules Via A Contact Lens, U.S. Patent, 8,388,995. Issued March 5, 2013. Licensed to OcuMedic, Inc.

9. S. Venkatesh*, J. Wower, M.E. Byrne. Drug Delivery System and Method, U.S. Patent, pending. (Pub. No.:US20080138408; based on provisional patents: Drug Delivery Vehicles for On-demand Therapeutic Release, Hypersensitive Modulating Elements for Therapeutic Delivery, and Reversible Modulation in Crosslinked Hydrogels)

8. A.L. Collins°, A.D. Vaughan*, S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Therapeutic Contact Lenses with Anti-Fungal Delivery, U.S. Patent, 8,349,352. Issued January 8, 2013. Licensed to OcuMedic, Inc.

3-7. S. Venkatesh*, M.E. Byrne. Contact Drug Delivery System, U.S. Patents, 8,349,351 and 8,404,271. Issued January 8, 2013 and March 26, 2013, respectively. Patents issued in three foreign countries and also pending in a number of others. Licensed to OcuMedic, Inc.

2. J.Z. Hilt, M.E. Byrne, N.A. Peppas. Polymer Network Compositions and Associated Methods, U.S. Patent, 7,771,732. Issued August 10, 2010. Licensed to Emergent Technologies and Mimetic Solutions, Inc.

1. M.E. Byrne, K. Park, N.A. Peppas. Molecularly Imprinted Polymer Gels with Specific Glucose Recognition, U.S. Patent, abandoned.

Provisional Patents

4. D. Webster*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Oral Delivery Method of Enzymes Via Polymer Matrix for Protection Against Proteolytic Degradation, U.S. Patent, pending.

3. M.W. Eggert*, M.E. Byrne, R. Chambers. Polymer Conjugated Dehydrogenase Enzymes Coupled With Cysteine as a Biohybrid Carrier for Metabolism of Ethanol, U.S. Patent, pending.

2. A.Tieppo*, K. Pate°, J. Zhang°, M.E. Byrne. Controlled Release of Anti-inflammatory From Therapeutic Contact Lenses, U.S. Patent, pending. Licensed to OcuMedic, Inc.

1. M. Ali*, S. Horikawa*, M.E. Byrne, J.W. Hong. Drug Delivery Evaluation Devices, U.S. Patent, pending.

 

 

 

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