Soslowsky Laboratory

Brittany Taylor, Ph.D.

Brittany Taylor, Ph.D.

Post-doctoral Researcher

University of Pennsylvania

Hometown

Fredericksburg, VA

Education

B.S Biomedical Engineering, 2010, University of Virginia    

Ph.D. Biomedical Engineering, 2016, Rutgers University

Areas of Interest 

Musculoskeletal Tissue Regeneration, Biomaterials, Functional Tissue Engineering

Publications

  1. Taylor, B.L., Perez, I., Ciprano, J., Freeman, O., Goldstein, A., Freeman, J.W. Three-Dimensional Porous Trabecular Scaffold Exhibits Osteoconductive Behaviors in Vitro. Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine. DOI: 10.1007/s40883-018-0084-9 (recently accepted)
  2. Patel, P., Buckley, C., Taylor, B.L., Sahyoun, C., Patel, S., Mont, A., Mai, L., Patel, S., Freeman, J.W. Mechanical and Biological Evaluation of a Hydroxyapatite-Reinforced Scaffold for Bone Regeneration. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research: Part A. 2018. Epub ahead of print (doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.36588)
  3. Taylor, B.L., Indano, S., Yankannah, Y., Patel, P., Perez, I., Freeman, J.W. Decellularized Cortical Bone Scaffold Promotes Organized Neovascularization In Vivo. Tissue Engineering, Part A. 2018. Epub ahead of print (doi: 10.1002/jbm.a.36588)
  4. Taylor, B.L., Cheema, A., Soslowsky, L. Tendon Pathology in Hypercholesterolemia and Familial Hypercholesterolemia. Current Rheumatology Reports. 19 (76): p. 1-6. 2017
  5. Taylor, B.L., Limaye, A.N., Yarborough, J.A., Freeman, J.W. Investigating Various Processing Techniques for a Bovine Gelatin Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration. Journal for Biomedical Research: Part B, 2016 (In Print)
  6. Taylor, B., Freeman, J. “Strategies for Bone Grafting and Bone Tissue Engineering.” Chapter in Biomaterials and Nanotechnology for Tissue Engineering. Taylor and Francis (In press).
  7. Andric, T., Taylor. B., Whittington, A., Freeman, J. Fabrication and Characterization of Complete Electrospun Scaffolds for Bone Tissue Engineering. Regenerative Engineering and Translational Medicine. 1(1), p. 32-41
  8. Taylor, B., Andric, T. , Degen, K., Whittington, A., Freeman, J. Fabrication and Characterization of Three Dimensional Electrospun Cortical Bone Scaffolds. Nanomat. Environ, 2014. 2: p. 13-21
  9. Gupta, A., Main, B.J, Taylor, B.L., Gupta, M., Whitworth, C.A., Cady, C., Freeman, J., El-Amin III, S.F., In-vitro Evaluation of Three-Dimensional Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering. J Biomed Mater Rev Part A 2014:00A
  10. Taylor, B.L., Andric, T., Freeman, J.W., Recent Advances in Bone Graft Technologies. Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering, 2013. 6(1): p. 1-7
  11. Andric, T., Wright, L.D., Taylor, B.L., Freeman, J.W., Fabrication and characterization of three-dimensional electrospun scaffolds for bone tissue engineering. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2011. 100A(8): p. 2097-2105
  12. Freeman, J.W., Wright, L.D., Taylor, B.L., Recent Advances in Cartilage Regenerative Technologies. Recent Patents on Biomedical Engineering, 2010. 3(3): p. 173-182.

Selected Conference Abstracts and Presentations

  1. Taylor, B.L., Kim, D.H., Huegel, J., Burkholder, S., Weiss, S., Nuss, C., Raja, H., Soslowsky, L., Mauck, R., Kuntz, A., Bernstein, J. Localized Delivery of Ibuprofen via a Bilayer Delivery System (BiLDS) for Supaspinatus Tendon Healing in a Rat Model. Orthopaedic Research Society Tendon Section Conference. Portland, OR. November 16, 2018.
  2. Taylor, B.L., Kim, D.H., Riggin, C., Huegel, J., Kuntz, A., Soslowsky, L.J., Mauck, R.L., Bernstein, J. Prolonged Release of Ibuprofen from a Nanofibrous Delivery System Under Physiological Conditions, Orthopaedic Research Society, New Orleans, LA 2018.
  3. Taylor, B., Idano, S., Perez, I., Freeman, J. Pre-Vascularized Biomimetic Tissue-Engineered 3-D Bone Graft Promotes Neovascularization and Maintains Structural Integrity In Vivo. Orthopaedic Research Society. San Diego, CA. March 2017
  4. Taylor B, Perez I, Indano S, Freeman J. Pre-Vascularized Osteoinductive Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration. Biomedical Engineering Society for Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Meeting. New Orleans, LA. January 8, 2016 (selected student fellow for oral presentation)
  5. Taylor, B, Freeman, J. The Development and Characterization of a Pre-Vascularized Osteoinductive Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration. Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting. Tampa, FL, October 10, 2015
  6. Taylor, B, Freeman, J. The Development of an Osteoinductive Pre-Vascularized Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration. NIH Biotechnology Symposium. New Brunswick, NJ, June 24, 2015. (2nd place presentation award)
  7. Taylor, B, Freeman, J. Evaluation of a Pre-Vascularized Osteoinductive Polymeric Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration. Society for Biomaterials 2015 Annual Meeting. Charlotte, NC, April 15, 2015
  8. Taylor, B, Freeman, J. The Development of an Osteoinductive Pre-Vascularized Scaffold for Bone Tissue Regeneration. 2015 St. Jude National Graduate Student Symposium. Memphis, TN, April 8, 2015
  9. Taylor, B, Freeman, J. A Pre-Vascularized Synthetic Graft for Bone Tissue Regeneration. Johnson & Johnson Engineering Showcase. New Brunswick, NJ, March 10, 2015
  10. Taylor, B , Freeman, J. The Development and Characterization of a Biomimetic Neovascularization-Inducing Cortical Bone Scaffold. Materials Research Society Fall Meeting. Boston, TX, December 4, 2014
  11. Taylor, B, Freeman, J. The Characterization of a Pre-Vascularized Scaffold for Cortical Bone Regeneration,Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students, San Antonio, TX, November 14, 2014.
  12. Taylor, B, Freeman, J., The Development and Characterization of a Pre-Vascularized Cortical Bone Scaffold,Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 24, 2014
  13. Ashim Gupta, B.J. Main, B.L. Taylor, J.W., Freeman, S.F. El-Amin. In-vitro Evaluation of Three-Dimensional Single Walled Carbon Nanotube Composites for Bone Tissue Engineering, Orthopaedic Research Society Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, March 17, 2014.
  14. Taylor, B, Kimmich, C., Edmondson, B., Botchwey, E., Biologics Based Therapy Utilizing Platelet-Rich Plasma to Induce Osteogenesis. Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS), Charlotte, NC November 12, 2010.

Patents

  1. Freeman, J.W., Taylor, B.L. “Three-Dimensional Pre-Vascularized Scaffold for Bone Regeneration,” International Patent Appl. No. PCT/US15/64757, filed December 9, 2015.

  2. Freeman, J.W., Taylor, B.L. “Three-Dimensional Pre-Vascularized Scaffold for Bone Regeneration,” U.S. Provisional Patent Number (62/089,350), filed December 9, 2014.

Awards

  1. ORS Tendon Section Conference Trainee Travel Grant Awardee (2018)

  2. Mid-Atlantic PREP/IMSD Research Symposium (MAPRS) Distinguished Alumni Awardee (2018)

  3. University of Pennsylvania Vice Provost for Research Postdoctoral Fellowship for Academic Diversity (2016)

  4. Biomedical Engineering Society Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering Student Fellow (2016)

  5. St. Jude National Graduate Student Symposium Fellow (2015)

  6. NIH Biotechnology Training Predoctoral Fellow (Grant #:T32GM8339) (2014 - 2016)

  7. NSF Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) Fellow (2013 – 2016)

  8. Rutgers Graduate School of New Brunswick Conference Travel Award (2014 - 2015)

  9. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASBEB) Maximizing Access to Research Careers (MARC) Travel Award Recipient (2015)

  10. New Jersey Space Grant Consortium Award (2013)

 

Brittany joined the McKay Orthopaedic Research Laboratory in the Fall of 2016 and is working as a postdoctoral fellow. In her spare time, Brittany enjoys spending time with her family and friends, cooking, running, playing flag football, and loving on her dogs, Apollo and Bella.

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