Michael Avaltroni

Michael J. Avaltroni, Ph.D.
Dean, School of Pharmacy
 
230 Park Avenue, M-SP1-01, Florham Park, NJ 07932
mavaltro@fdu.edu
973-443-8403
 
Education:
Doctor of philosophy (Ph.D.), Chemistry
June 2003

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ

Thesis Advisor: Prof. Jeffrey Schwartz
Thesis: Surface Modification of Titanium Materials to Facilitate Cell Attachment, Biomineralization and Interfacial Adhesion
 
Master of Arts (M.A.), Chemistry
May 2001

Princeton University, Princeton, NJ
 
Bachelor of science (B.S.), Chemistry
May 1999

Fairleigh Dickinson University, summa cum laude
 
Publications and Patents:
Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); Avaltroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY); Gawalt, Ellen S. (Pittsburgh, PA) Devices with Multiple Surface Functionality.  U.S. Patent 8,993,117, March 31, 2015
 
Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); Avaltroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY); Midwood, Kim S. (Princeton, NJ), Schwarzbauer, Jean E. (Princeton, NJ), Gawalt, Ellen S. (Pittsburgh, PA) Enhanced Bonding Layers on Titanium Materials. U.S. Patent 8,758,899, January 24, 2014
 
Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); Avaltroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY); Midwood, Kim S. (Princeton, NJ), Schwarzbauer, Jean E. (Princeton, NJ), Enhanced Bonding Layers on Titanium Materials. U.S. Patent 8,092,585, January 10, 2012
 
Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); Danahy, Michael P. (Lewiston, ME); Avaltroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY) and Guo, Jing (Sunnyvale, CA), Enhanced Bonding Layers on Native Oxide Surfaces. U.S. Patent 7,931,943, April 26, 2011
 
Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); Avaltroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY); Danahy, Michael P., Carrier Applied Coating Layers.  U.S. Patent 7,879,456, February 1, 2011
 
 Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); Avaltroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY); Midwood, Kim S. (Princeton, NJ), Schwarzbauer, Jean E. (Princeton, NJ), Enhanced Bonding Layers on Titanium Materials.  U.S. Patent 7,815,963, October 19, 2010
 
Avaltroni, M.J.(Staten Island, NY); Bruner, E.L. (San Diego, CA); Hanson, E.(San Diego, CA); “Thin Films“, United States Patent 7,691,478, April 6, 2010
 
Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); valtroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY); Midwood, Kim S. (Princeton, NJ), Schwarzbauer, Jean E. (Princeton, NJ), Enhanced Bonding Layers on Titanium Materials. U.S. Patent 7,569,285, August 4, 2009
 
Schwartz, Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ); Danahy, Michael P. (Lewiston, ME); Avaltroni, Michael J. (Staten Island, NY) and Guo, Jing (Sunnyvale, CA), Enhanced Bonding Layers on Native Oxide Surfaces. U.S. Patent 7,507,483, March 24, 2009
     
Schwartz; Jeffrey (Princeton, NJ), Avaltroni; Michael J. (Staten Island, NY), Danahy; Michael P. (Princeton, NJ), Silverman; Brett M. (Princeton, NJ), Carrier Applied Coating Layers. U.S. Patent 7,396,594, July 8, 2008
 
Shannon, Fintan J.; Cottrell, Jocelyn M., Deng, Xiang-Hua, Doty, Steven B.; Warren, Russell F.; Wright, Timothy M.; Crowder, Katherine, N.; Avaltroni, Michael J.; Schwartz, Jeffrey; “A Novel Surface Treatment for Porous Metal Implants That Improves The Rate of Bony Ingrowth”  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research A. Sept. 15, 2008; 86(4):857-864
 
Danahy, M. P.; Avaltroni, M. J.; Midwood, K. S.; Schwarzbauer, J. E., Schwartz, J. “Self Assembled Monolayers of ????Diphosphonic Acids on Ti Enable Complete of Spatially Controlled Surface Derivitization.” Langmuir, 2004, 20, 5333 – 5337
 
Schwartz, J.; Avaltroni, M. J.; Danahy, M. P.; Silverman, B. M.; Hanson, E. L. ; Schwarzbauer, J. E.; Midwood, K.; Gawalt, E. S. “Cell Attachment and Spreading on Metal Implant Materials.” Materials Science and Engineering C, 2003, 23, 395-400
 
Gawalt, E. S.; Avaltroni, M. J.; Danahy, M. P.; Silverman, B. M.; Hanson, E. L.; Midwood, K. S.; Schwarzbauer, J. E.; Schwartz, J. “Bonding Organics to Ti Alloys: Facilitating Human Osteoblast Attachment and Spreading on Surgical Implant Materials.”  Langmuir, 2003, 19, 200-204
 
Schwartz, J.; Gawalt, E.; Avaltroni, M. “Enhanced bonding of phosphoric and phosphonic acids to oxidized subtrates”; United States Patent #6,645,644, November 11, 2003
 
Gawalt, E. S.; Avaltroni, M. J.; Koch, N.; Schwartz, J. “Self Assembly and Bonding of Alkanephosphonic Acids on the Native Oxide Surface of Titanium.” Langmuir, 2001, 17, 5736-5740
 
 

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