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Anne E. Meyer, PhD

Research Associate Professor, Department of Oral Diagnostic Sciences Associate Dean For Research, Office of the Dean

Office Address

110 Parker Hall / 355 Squire Hall

Buffalo, NY 14214

(716) 829-6244


Faculty Profile

Ph.D. (1990) Prosthetic Materials - Lund University, Faculty of Dentistry (Sweden); B.A. (1973) Chemistry - SUNY College at Potsdam; Chemist (1974-1983) - Calspan Corporation Advanced Technology Center, Buffalo, NY; Section Head (1983-1986) - Surface Science Section, Calspan Corporation;
Associate Director and Principal Research Scientist (1986-1989) - Surface Sci. Ctr., UB; Principal Research Scientist (1989-present) - Industry/Univ. Ctr. for Biosurfaces, UB; Site Director/Buffalo (1997-present) - Industry/Univ. Ctr. for Biosurfaces, UB; Research Associate Professor (UB School of Dental Medicine, Dept. Oral Diagnostic Sciences); Adjunct Assoc. Professor (UB School of Engineering & Applied Sciences, Biomedical Engineering Center); UB Graduate Faculty (Biomaterials Graduate Program; Oral Sciences Program); Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering; Fellow, International Union of Societies for Biomaterials; Assistant Editor, "Biofouling"; Assistant Editor, "Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, Part B"; current Secretary-Treasurer, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering; Past-President, Society For Biomaterials; member of American Chemical Society, Sigma Xi, Society For Biomaterials, International Association for Dental Research, The Adhesion Society.

Research Profile

Research Interests: Surface Science; Biomedical Implants; Biological Fouling/Adhesion; Biomaterials; Interfacial Failure Analysis; Contamination Detection and Avoidance.

Laboratory: 308 Squire Hall, University at Buffalo - South Campus

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Representative publications

  • Good RJ, Islam M, Baier RE, and Meyer AE (1998) The effect of surface hydrogen bonding (acid-base interaction) on the hydrophobicity or hydrophilicity of copolymers: variation of contact angles and cell adhesion and growth with composition. J Dispersion Sci & Tech, 19(6&7):1163-1173.
  • Meyer AE and Baier RE (1997) Surface properties of human corneal epithelium and endothelium. Transactions of the Society For Biomaterials, XX:82.
  • Meyer AE (1996) A symposium overview: Surface properties of implant materials. in Thin Films and Surfaces for Bioactivity and Biomedical Applications. Cotell, Meyer, Gorbatkin, and Grobe (eds), Mater Res Soc Symp Procdgs, Vol. 414, Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, PA, pp 3-8.
  • Nassar U, Meyer AE, Ogle RE, and Baier RE (1995) The effect of restorative and prosthetic materials on dental plaque. Periodontology 2000, 8:114-124.
  • Meyer AE, Baier RE, and Forsberg RL (1994) Field trials of nontoxic fouling-release coatings. Procdgs, 4th International Zebra Mussel Conference, published by Electric Power Research Institute, Palo Alto, CA, Report No. TR-104029, pp 273-290.

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  • Meyer AE and Baier RE (1992) Dynamic control of interfacial infections: The effect of surface properties on biological adhesion. in Musculoskeletal Infection, JL Esterhai, AG Gristina, R Poss (eds), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Park Ridge, IL, pp 171-189.
  • Meyer AE, Baier RE, Glantz P-O, and Natiella JR (1991) Biomaterials: Selection, evaluation, and preparation. in Dental Implants: Principles and Practice. CA Babbush (ed), W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, PA, pp 31-42.
  • Meyer AE, Baier RE, and King RW (1988) Initial fouling of nontoxic coatings in fresh, brackish, & seawater. Can J Chem Eng, 66:55-62.
  • Meyer AE, Baier RE, Natiella JR, and Meenaghan MA (1988) Tissue/Implant interactions during the first two hours of implantation. J Oral Implantol, 14:363-379.
  • Meyer AE, DePalma VA, Goupil DW, and Baier RE (1986) Human fibrinogen adsorption onto surface-energy-controlled substrata. J Electroanalyt Chem, 212:27-41.
  • Baier RE, Meyer AE, Natiella JR, Natiella RR, and Carter JM (1984) Surface properties determine bioadhesive outcomes: Methods and results. J Biomed Mater Res, 18:337-355.
  • Meyer AE, Baier RE, Hammill HB, Akers CK, and Kyriakopoulos AA (1984) Noninvasive methods for assessing skin trauma. Procdgs, Fourth Annual Chemical Defense Bioscience Review, U.S. Army Medican Research Institute, pp. 193-231.
  • Baier RE, Meyer AE, Akers CK, Natiella JR, Meenaghan MA, and Carter JM (1982) Degradative effects of conventional steam sterilization on biomaterial surfaces. Biomaterials, 3:241-245.
  • Meyer AE, DePalma VA, Akers CK, and Baier RE (1978) Feasibility study on automatic liquid agent detector (ALAD), U.S. Army Armament Research and Development Command, Chemical Systems Laboratory Report No. ARCSL-CR-79024.
  • DePalma VA, Meyer AE, and Ashby AK, U.S. Patent #4,271,209 (June 2, 1981).
  • Baier RE, King RW, and Meyer AE, U.S. Patent #4,466,227 (August 21, 1984).

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