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Distinguished Lecture Series Speakers

Thursday, March 23, 2017
Steven Chu
Nobel Laureate
Stanford University
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor or Physics
Professor of Molecular and Cellular Physiology
James H. Clark Center
Stanford, Calif., USA
"Climate Change, Energy and a Sustainable, Low Cost Path Forward"

 

Friday, March 24, 2017
Joseph DeRisi
Member, National Academy of Medicine
University of California, San Francisco
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator
Professor, Tomkins Chair of Biochemistry & Biophysics
San Francisco, Calif., USA
"Genomics and Infectious Disease"

 

Saturday, March 25, 2017
Enola Proctor
Fellow, American Academy of Social Work & Social Welfare 
Washington University in St. Louis
Shanti K. Khinduka Distinguished Professor
Director, Center for Mental Health Services Research
George Warren Brown School of Social Work
St. Louis, Mo., USA
"Implementation Science: The Path From Research to High Quality Care"

 

Keynote Addresses

Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research
Keynote Address: Psychology & Dentistry: A Mutually Beneficial Partnership
Jonathan Newton (King's College London)

Cariology Research
Keynote Address: Sodium Trimetaphosphate: Effects on Enamel and Insights into the Mechanisms of Action
Julian Pessan (UNESP - São Paulo State University, Brazil)

Craniofacial Biology Research
Keynote Address: Evidence-based Orthodontics: Anterior Openbite Project Within the National PBRN
Greg Huang (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)

Dental Materials
Keynote Address: Silane Chemistry Dominates Dentistry-Why?
Jukka Matinlinna (University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam)

Keynote Address: Challenges in Adhesion to Root Dentin
Kerstin Bitter (Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany)

Keynote Address: Biomaterial, host and Microbial interactions: Factors to Consider when Developing Dental Materials
Yoav Finer (University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada)

Keynote Address: The Impact of CAD/CAM on Restorative Dentistry: Past, Present and Future
Ivo Krejci (University of Geneva, Swtizerland)

Keynote Address: Make Your Own Instruments for Biomechanical Research: Open Source Hardware and Software
In-Bog Lee (Seoul National University, Republic of Korea)

Keynote Address: Future Designs in Clinical Trials
Niek Opdam (Radboud University, Nijmegen, Netherlands)

Keynote Address: Alternatives to Conventional Methacrylate Chemistry for Dental Restorative Materials
Carmem Pfeifer (Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA)

Keynote Address: How Can We Bond and Repair Carious Dentine?
Timothy Watson (King's College London)

Keynote Address: Therapeutic Innovation Derived from Basic Research of Dental Materials
Yasuhiro Yoshida (Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan)

Geriatric Oral Research
Keynote Address: Prevention and Management of Root Caries in Elders
Edward Lo (University of Hong Kong, Pok Fu Lam)

Stem Cell Biology
Keynote Address: Regulating Cell Plasticity During Bone Regeneration
Ralph Marcucio (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

Mineralized Tissue
Keynote Address: Ion Transport Function of Maturation-stage Ameloblasts
Michael Paine (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)

Neuroscience
Keynote Address: The Role of Oxidized Linoleic Acid Metabolites in Inflammatory Pain
Ken Hargreaves ( University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA)

Nutrition Research
Keynote Address: Understanding Masticatory Function During Development and Aging
Maria Grazia Piancino, University of Turin.

Symposia

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

Adaptive and Regenerative Aspects of the Masticatory Complex
Sponsored by: Craniofacial Biology Research, Mineralized Tissue Research
Organizer(s): Sunita Ho (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

Bioengineering of Salivary Glands
Sponsored by: Salivary Research
Organizer(s):  Henk Brand (Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Netherlands), Sarah Knox (National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA)

Dental Caries in Epidemiological Surveys: What to be Detected and How to Report?
Sponsored by: Cariology Research, Oral Health Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network
Supported by: GC America
Organizer(s): Bennett Amaechi (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA), Jo Frencken (Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands)

HPV and Oropharyngeal Cancer; the Case for Male Vaccination
Sponsored by: Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Oral Medicine & Pathology Research, Implantology Research
Supported by: Henry Schein Cares Foundation
Organizer(s): John Greenspan (University of California, San Francisco, USA), Saman (Kasturia) Warnakulasuriya (King’s College London, UK)

Peri-Implantitis: The Disease of the Future!
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research
Supported by: Colgate-Palmolive Company
Organizer(s): Liran Levin (University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
10:15 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.

Advanced Biomaterial and Biomolecular Technologies for Pulp-dentin Regeneration
Sponsored by: Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Mineralized Tissue Research
Organizer(s): George Huang (University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, USA)

Biomarker Discovery: Towards Personalized Medicine for Oral Cancer
Sponsored by: Oral Medicine & Pathology Research
Organizer(s): Paul Speight (University of Sheffield, England)

Moving and Grooving: Migration and Rearrangement During Craniofacial Development
Sponsored by: Craniofacial Biology Research
Organizer(s): Ophir Klein (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

Psychological Approaches to Oral Health: Theory-based Interventions
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Organizer(s): J. Timothy Newton (King’s College London, UK)

The ICCMS™ Caries Management System: Translating Evidence into Action Worldwide
Sponsored by: Cariology Research
Organizer(s): Nigel Pitts (King’s College London, UK)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Association Between Sugar-Sweetened Beverages and Childhood Obesity
Sponsored by: Evidence-based Dentistry Network, Nutrition Research
Supported by: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Organizer(s): Julie Frantsve-Hawley (American Association of Public Health Dentistry, Kenilworth, Illinois, USA)

Beyond Dental School: Continuing Your Research in Your Specialty
Sponsored by: Student Training and Research (STAR) Network, Microbiology/Immunology Research, National Student Research Group
Organizer(s): Kyulim Lee (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA), Marilia Figueireo (Columbia University, New York, USA), Nick Rodriguez (The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA)

Erosive Tooth Wear – What You Need to Know!
Sponsored by: Cariology Research
Supported by: The Erosive Toothwear Foundation
Organizer(s): David Bartlett (King's College London Dental Institute, England), Nigel Pitts (King's College London Dental Institute, England)

Orofacial Pain Taxonomy: Building on the Success of the DC/TMD
Sponsored by: International RDC/TMD Consortium Network
Organizer(s):  Christopher Peck (University of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia)

Stem Cells and Microenvironments for Dental and Craniofacial Tissue Regeneration
Sponsored by: Craniofacial Biology Research, Stem Cell Biology Research
Organizer(s): Pamela Yelick (Tufts University, Boston, Mass., USA), Peter Ma (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)

WEDNESDAY, MARCH 22, 2017
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.

Caries Management with Silver Diamine Fluoride
Sponsored by: Cariology Research, Evidence-based Dentistry Network, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Organizer(s): Edward Lo (University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong)

Genetics and Periodontitis: An Update on the Latest Evidence
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research
Organizer(s):  Luigi Nibali (Queen Mary University of London), Kimon Divaris (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA)

Methodological Challenges in Cross-National Studies of Oral Health Inequalities
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network
Organizer(s):  Hawazin Elani (Harvard University, Boston, Mass., USA), Lisa Jamieson (University of Adelaide, Australia)

Quo Vadis Dental Materials
Sponsored by: Dental Materials Research
Organizer(s): Drago Skrtic (American Dental Association Foundation, Gaithersburg, Maryland, USA)

The President´s Symposium: Visions on Oral Health vs. Systemic Health
Sponsored by: International Association for Dental Research
Organizer(s): Jukka Meurman (University of Helsinki, Finland)

Waking Oral Parafunctions: Significance, Relevance to TMD, and Future Challenges
Sponsored by: International RDC-TMD Consortium Network
Organizer(s): Alan Glaros (University of Missouri—Kansas City, Overland Park, Kansas, USA)

THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Aubrey Sheiham: Celebrating his Academic Legacy
Sponsored by: Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network,
Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Geriatric Oral Research, Nutrition Research
Organizer(s): Richard Watt (University College London), David Williams (Bart's and the London School of Medicine and Dentistry, England), Lone Schou (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)

Breastfeeding and Oral Health: Existing Evidence and Methodological Challenges
Sponsored by: Nutrition Research
Organizer(s): Karen Peres (Australian Research Centre for Population Oral Health, Adelaide)

Gies Symposium on Research and Scholarship in 2040
Sponsored by: AADR Board of Directors
Organizer(s): Peter Polverini (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)

Legends and Legacies: Celebrating a Golden Era in Craniofacial Research
Sponsored by: Women in Science Network, Mineralized Tissue Research, Craniofacial Biology Research
Organizer(s): Rena D'Souza (University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA)

Post Minamata: What Status Amalgam Replacements?
Sponsored by: Dental Materials Research, Practice-based Research Network
Organizer(s): Timothy Watson (Kings College London, UK)

The Epigenetics of Oral Cancer
Sponsored by: Oral Medicine & Pathology Research
Organizer(s): Kalu Ogbureke (University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA), Raj Nair (Griffith University, Gold Coast, Australia)

THURSDAY, MARCH 23, 2017
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Can We Really Accelerate the Orthodontic Tooth Movement: Its Limitations
Sponsored by: Craniofacial Biology Research
Organizer(s): Sunil Wadhwa (Columbia University, New York, USA), Sumit Yadav (University of Connecticut, Farmington, USA)

e-Health: Research Initiatives in New Technologies in Oral Health
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Pediatric Oral Health Research, Australia and New Zealand Section, Dental Materials Research
Organizer(s): Rodrigo Mariño (University of Melbourne, Australia)

Periodontal Inflammation as a Public Health Problem
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research, Oral Health Research
Supported by: Procter & Gamble Company
Organizer(s):  Iain Chapple (University of Birmingham, Alabama, USA), Alpdogan Kantarci (The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, Mass., USA), Malgorzata Klukowska (Procter & Gamble Company, Mason, Ohio, USA), Ralf Adam (Procter & Gamble Service GmbH, Germany)

Self-assembled Nanostructures that Guide Mineralization
Sponsored by: Mineralized Tissue Research
Organizer(s): Karina Carneiro (University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada), Stefan Habelitz (University of California-San Francisco, USA)

What Will It Take to Close the Gender Gap in Dental Academia?
Sponsored by: Women in Science Network, Periodontal Research, Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Cariology Research
Organizer(s): Flavia Teles (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA)

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Clinical Outcomes of Regenerative-based Endodontic and Apexification Procedures
Sponsored by: Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Pediatric Oral Health Research
Organizer(s): Jennifer Gibbs (New York University, New York, USA), Natasha Flake (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)

Healing Orofacial Tissue Defects by Blood? Science and Clinical Practice
Sponsored by: Stem Cell Biology Research, Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Mineralized Tissue Research, Craniofacial Biology Research
Organizer(s): Jeremy Mao (Columbia University, New York, New York, USA)

Oral Health of Minority Women and Mothers
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Women in Science Network
Organizer(s): Tamanna Tiwari (University of Colorado, Aurora, USA)

Oral Streptococci in Systemic Infections
Sponsored by: Microbiology/Immunology Research, Cariology Research, Clinical and Translational Science Network
Supported by: University of Florida, Center for Molecular Microbiology
Organizer(s): Jacqueline Abranches (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA), Ann Progulske-Fox (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA)

Reengineering the Clinical and Translational Research Workforce for Dentistry
Sponsored by: Clinical and Translational Science Network, Evidence-based Dentistry Network, Student Training and Research (STAR) Network
Organizer(s): Rena D'Souza (University of Utah, Salt Lake, USA)

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Engaging Patient Perspectives in National Dental PBRN Research
Sponsored by: National Dental PBRN
Supported by: National Institute for Dental and Craniofacial Research
Organizer(s): Jeffrey Fellows (Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research), Daniel Pihlstrom (Permanente Dental Associates), Stephanie Hodge (Kaiser Permanente Center for Health Research)

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Children's Oral Health Conceptual Frameworks - Reflecting Back and Looking Ahead
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, Pediatric Oral Health Research
Organizer(s): Stuart Gansky (University of California, San Francisco, USA)

From Acute to Chronic Tooth Pain – Who Is at Risk?
Sponsored by: Neuroscience, International RDC-TMD Consortium Network
Organizer(s): Maria Pigg (Malmo University, Sweden), Donald Nixdorf (University of Minnesota)

Issues in Clinical Periodontal Research
Sponsored by: Periodontal Research
Organizer(s): Andrea Mombelli (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Peri-Implant Tissue Healing/Maintenance in Systemically Compromised Scenarios
Sponsored by: Implantology Research
Supported by: National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research
Organizer(s): Paulo Coelho (New York University, New York, USA)

FRIDAY, MARCH 24, 2017
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Revisiting the Role of Mutans Streptococci in Dental Caries Etiology
Sponsored by: Microbiology/Immunology Research, Cariology Research
Supported by: Colgate-Palmolive Company
Organizer(s):  Hyun Koo (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA), Hui Wu (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA)

SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017
8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Emerging Opportunities for Head & Neck Cancer Therapy
Sponsored by: Oral Medicine & Pathology Research
Supported by: Boston University Henry M. Goldman School of Dental Medicine and Manchester Dental School, University of Manchester
Organizer(s): Maria Kukuruzinska (Boston University, Mass., USA)

Linking Nutrition & Dentistry: Interdisciplinary Collaboration for a Common Cause
Sponsored by: Nutrition Research
Organizer(s): Christie Lumsden (Columbia University, New York, New York, USA)

Preventing Oral Disease at the Intersection of Microbiome and Salivary Proteome
Sponsored by: Salivary Research
Organizer(s): Walter Siqueira (University of Western Ontario, Canada), Stefan Ruhl (University at Buffalo, New York, USA)

The Immunomodulatory and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Dental MSCs
Sponsored by: Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Stem Cell Biology Research
Organizer(s): Misako Nakashima (National Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology Research Institute, Obu, Japan), Akihito Yamamoto (Nagoya University Hospital, Japan)

What Does Public Health Know About Medication Use and Misuse in Dentistry?
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research
Organizer(s): Mauro Henrique de Abreu (Federal University of Mina Gerais, Belo Horizonte-MG, Brazil)

SATURDAY, MARCH 25, 2017
2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Behavioral Dentistry: Evidence-Basis and Vision for the Future
Sponsored by: Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Oral Health Research, Evidence-based Dentistry Network
Organizer(s): Daniel McNeil (West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA)

Evidenced-based Minimally Invasive Dentistry for Older Adults
Sponsored by: Geriatric Oral Research
Supported by: GC Corporation, Japan
Organizer(s): Finbarr Allen (National University of Singapore)

Oral Health Disparities among Children in the Caribbean Region
Sponsored by: Cariology Research
Supported by: Caribbean Oral Health Initiative and Colgate-Palmolive
Organizer(s): Evangelia Morou-Bermudez (University of Puerto Rico, San Juan, USA)

Protein and Mineral Trafficking in Mineralizing Cells
Sponsored by: Mineralized Tissue Research
Organizer(s): Elia Beniash (University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA)

TMD and Headache Co-morbidity: A Bedside to Bench Perspective
Sponsored by: Neuroscience, International RDC-TMD Consortium Network
Organizer(s):  Ashok Kulkarni (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Maryland, USA), Marcela Romero-Reyes (New York University, New York, USA)

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