Alice Welsh Brochu

Education:

Degree: PhD in BME, 2013

Advisor: William Reichert, Stephen Craig

Research Project: Self-healing Poly(methyl methacrylate) Bone Cement Utilizing Embedded Microencapsulated 2-Octyl Cyanoacrylate Tissue Adhesive

Research Interests:

PUBLICATIONS

  1. Brochu AB, Matthys OB, Craig SL, WM Reichert  Extended fatigue life of a catalyst free self-healing acrylic bone cement using microencapsulated 2-octyl cyanoacrylate. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B, Applied Biomaterials. 2015 Feb;103(2):305-12. PMCID: PMC4232497 
  2. Brochu AB, Evans GA, WM Reichert  Mechanical and cytotoxicity testing of acrylic bone cement embedded with microencapsulated 2-octyl cyanoacrylate. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B, Applied Biomaterials. 2014 Jan;102(1):181-9. PMCID: PMC4067161 
  3. Brochu AB, Chyan WJ, WM Reichert  Microencapsulation of 2-octylcyanoacrylate tissue adhesive for self-healing acrylic bone cement. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part B, Applied Biomaterials. 2012 Oct;100(7):1764-72. PMCID: PMC4070002 
  4. Brochu AB, Craig SL, WM Reichert. Self-healing biomaterials. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A. 2011 Feb;96(2):492-506. PMID: 21171168

 

POSTERS

  1. Brochu, A.B.W. and W. M. Reichert (invited, 10/2011) Microencapsulation of 2-Octylcyanoacrylate for Applications as the Healing Agent in a Self-healing Bone Cement. Biomedical Engineering Society; Hartford, CT, USA.
  2. Brochu, A.B.W. and W.M. Reichert (04/2011) Microencapsulation of Octylcyanoacrylate as the Healing Agent for Self-healing Bone Cement. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting; Orlando, FL, USA.
  3. Brochu, A.B.W. and W.M. Reichert (04/2011) Microencapsulation of Octylcyanoacrylate as the Healing Agent for Self-healing Bone Cement. CBTE Kewaunee LEcture; Durham, NC, USA.
  4. Brochu, A.B.W. and W.M. Reichert (11/2010) Microencapsulation of Medical Grade Tissue Adhesive for Applications in Self-healing Bone Cement. North Carolina Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Society; Durham, NC, USA.
  5. Brochu, A.B.W. and W.M. Reichert (10/2010) Microencapsulation of Medical Grade Tissue Adhesive for Applications in Self-healing Bone Cement. Biomedical Engineering Society; Austin, TX, USA.
  6. Brochu, A.B.W and W.M. Reichert (04/2010) Design Rules for a Self-Healing Bone Cement. Center for Biomolecular and Tissue Engineering Kewaunee Lecture; Durham, NC, USA.
  7. Brochu, A.B.W. and W.M. Reichert (04/2010) Design Rules for a Self-Healing Bone Cement. Society for Biomaterials Annual Meeting; Seattle, WA, USA.

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

  1. Brochu, A. B. W. and W.M. Reichert (06/2011). Microencapsulation of Octylcyanoacrylate as the Healing Agent for Self-healing Bone Cement. Third International Converence on Self-healing Materials 2011; Bath, England, UK.

 

AWARDS

  1. James B. Duke Fellowhsip (2008-2011)