The 2021 IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition is now a 100% Virtual Experience!

    

DISTINGUISHED LECTURE SERIES SPEAKERS
 

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Marie A. Bernard

National Institutes of Health National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Md., USA
NIH’s Scientific Approach to Inclusive Excellence

 

 

 

Friday, July 23, 2021

Joseph M. DeSimone

Stanford University, Calif., USA
“Digital Transformation in Manufacturing to Improve Oral Health”

 

Saturday, July 24, 2021

Kate Pickett

University of York, England
“Inequality Bites: Structural Causes of Inequalities in Wellbeing”

KEYNOTE LECTURES

Behavioral, Epidemiologic and Health Services Research 

Impact of Acculturation and Children’s Dental Services Utilization in the United States
Christopher Okunseri (Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisc., USA)

Trying to Reduce Inequalities in Dental Services and Systems 
Rebecca Harris (University of Liverpool, United Kingdom)

Clinical and Translational Science Network

Translational and Clinical Research at the IADR: Our History and Future
Paul C. Dechow (Texas A&M University, College Station, USA)

Craniofacial Biology

What Really Recovers When the Botox Wears Off?
Susan Herring (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)

Dental Materials

Wear and Abrasive Behavior of CAD/CAM Ceramic Materials
Marina da Rosa Kaizer (New York University, N.Y., USA)

New Uses of Methacrylates and Alternative Monomers in Dental Materials
Jeffrey Stansbury (University of Colorado, Aurora, USA)

Smart Biomaterials to Prevent Oral Biofilms and Dental Disease: Challenges and Recent Advances
Santiago Orrego (Temple University, Philadelphia, Pa., USA)

Graphene for Advanced Dental Materials and Craniofacial Tissue Engineering
Vinicius Rosa (National University of Singapore)

How to Improve Bond Longevity
Lorenzo Breschi (University of Bologna, Italy)

Bone Tissue Engineering for the Next Centennial: Where we Were, Are and Now Going
Paulo G. Coelho (New York University, N.Y., USA)    

Materials Design for Periodontal Regeneration
Thomas G. Diekwisch (Texas A&M University, College Station, USA)

Update on Ultrasonics for Surgery and Implant Maintenance in Dentistry
Damien Walmsley and Nina Vyas (University of Birmingham, England)

The Blue Light Hazard: How Worried Should We Be?
Jack Ferracane (Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA) and Richard Price (Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)

Color Research: Bench to Chairside
Razvab Ghinea (The University of Granada, Spain)

Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network

Taking Action on Oral Health Inequalities: The Importance of Alliances
David Williams (Queen Mary University of London, England)

Neuroscience

Decrypting the Coincidental & the Causal Roles of Comorbidities in Dental Sleep Medicine: Overview and New Avenues
Gilles Lavigne (Université de Montréal, Quebec, Canada)

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

A Patient-centered Approach to Regenerative Reconstruction and Oral Rehabilitation of Patients Sustaining Orofacial Injuries
Anh Le (University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA)

Oral Health Research

A Century of Prevention: Where Are We Going Next?
Deborah Lyle (Water Pik, Inc., Fort Collins, Colo., USA)

Periodontal Research 

Should Antibiotics Be Rationed in Periodontics? If yes, How?
Andrea Mombelli (University of Geneva, Switzerland)

Translational Research in Regenerative Periodontal Therapy: From the Lab to the Clinic
Anton Sculean (University of Berne, Switzerland)

Pulp Biology and Regeneration

Epigenetic Therapeutics: Targeting Histone Acetylation in the Dentine-pulp Complex
Hal Duncan (Dublin Dental University Hospital, Trinity College, Ireland)

Salivary Research

Aquaporin Gene Therapy for Radiation Induced Parotid Gland Hypofunction 
Michael Brennan (Atrium Health, Charlotte, N.C., USA)

SYMPOSIA

3D-Printing in Oral Mineralized Tissue
Organizer(s): Lobat Tayebi (Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wis., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Mineralized Tissue, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Research, Craniofacial Biology Research, Dental Materials

Alzheimer`s Disease and Periodontitis: How Close Are They?
Organizer(s): David Herrera (University Complutense of Madrid, Spain)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Periodontal Research, Microbiology/Immunology

Applications of Self-Reported Screening Tools for Periodontitis
Organizer(s): Maria Carra (University of Paris, France)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Periodontal Research

Aspects of the Physico-Chemical-Mechanical Properties When Bonding to Zirconia
Organizer(s): Thiago Porto (Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Dental Materials, Prosthodontics Research

Behavioral & Social Oral Health Sciences: Building Consensus, Advancing Research
Organizer(s): Cameron Randall (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, Oral Health Research

Biomaterial-Biofilm Interfacial Modeling: Current Challenges and Call for Action
Organizer(s): Jens Kreth (University of Oklahoma, Norman, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Microbiology/Immunology, Dental Materials

Biomimetic Dentistry: How Do We Heal, How Do We Destroy?
Organizer(s): Aylin Baysan (Queen Mary University of London, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Cariology Research, Dental Materials, Pediatric Oral Health Research, Clinical & Translational Science Network

Bone-Muscle Crosstalk and Its Involvement in Craniofacial Bone Defect Repair
Organizer(s): Venu Varanasi (University of Texas at Arlington, USA); Simon Young (The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Research, Craniofacial Biology Research, Mineralized Tissue

Career Opportunities in Clinical and Translational Dental Research
Organizer(s): Natalie Atyeo (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA); Joshua Emrick (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Md., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Student Training and Research (STAR) Network, National Student Research Group

Caries Management With Silver Diamine Fluoride
Organizer(s): C H Chu (University of Hong Kong, SAR, China); Edward Lo (University of Hong Kong, SAR, China)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Cariology Research, Pediatric Oral Health Research

CariesOUT: CariesCare International for COVID-19: Non-AGP Multicenter Project
Organizer(s): Stefania Martignon (Universidad El Bosque, Bogotá, Colombia); Nigel Pitts (King's College London, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Clinical and Translational Science Network, Cariology Research
Supported By: IADR LAR RDP

Clinical Translation of Tissue Engineering & Regenerative Medicine Technologies
Organizer(s): Yang Chai (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA); David Kohn (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA); Bridget Samuels (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Craniofacial Biology Research, Stem Cell Biology Research, Mineralized Tissue
Supported By: The NIDCR, NIH to the Center for Dental, Oral & Craniofacial Molecular Biology and Michigan-Pittsburgh-Wyss Regenerative Medicine Resource Center

COVID-19 Impact on Oral Health Services in Federally Qualified Health Centers
Organizer(s): Eric Tranby (CareQuest Institute for Oral Health, Boston, Mass., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research

COVID-19 Impacts on Children’s Caries Prevention Trials to Reduce Disparities
Organizer(s): Stuart Gansky (University of California, San Francisco, USA); Francisco Ramos-Gomez (University of California, Los Angeles, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Pediatric Oral Health Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network

Defining Periimplantitis: Microbiome and Host Immune Surveillance Investigations
Organizer(s): Rafael Delgado-Ruiz (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Implantology Research, Microbiology/Immunology

Dental Epithelial Stem Cells and the Potential to Form Teeth in Adult Tissues
Organizer(s): Joy Richman (University of British Columbia, Canada)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Craniofacial Biology Research

Developing the Evidence Base on Dental Aerosols
Organizer(s): Richard Holliday (Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Microbiology/Immunology, Clinical and Translational Science Network, Periodontal Research, Evidence-based Dentistry, Oral Health Research

Development of Bioresorbable Magnesium-Based Alloys in the Field of Bone Surgery
Organizer(s): Valentin Herber (Medical University of Graz, Austria)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Dental Materials, Implantology Research

Diagnostic Delays in Oral Cancer: Causes, Measurement, Impact, and Solutions
Organizer(s): Saman Warnakulasuriya (King's College London, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Oral Medicine & Pathology, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, e-Oral Health Network, Clinical and Translational Science Network, Diagnostic Sciences

Digital Implant Dentistry: From Treatment-Planning to Final Restorations
Organizer(s): Georgios Kotsakis (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Implantology Research, Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Research

Does Nutritional Path Link Oral Health and Frailty?
Organizer(s): Faisal Hakeem (King's College London, England); Luísa Helena do Nascimento Torrez (Federal University of Santa Maria, Brazil); Roberto Carlos Castrejón-Pérez (National Institute of Geriatrics, Bethesda, Md., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Geriatric Oral Research

Elucidating the Functional and Biomedical Impact of Salivary Biomolecules
Organizer(s): Isabelle Lombaert (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Salivary Research

Enamel Defects as Biomarkers for Exposure to Environmental Stressors
Organizer(s): Pamela Den Besten (University of California, San Francisco, USA); Sylvie Babajko (Inserm, Paris, France); Marilia Afonso Rabelo Buzalaf (University of Sao Paulo, Brazil); Rena D'Souza (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Md., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): IADR President's Symposium

Environmental Changes in Head and Neck/Salivary Gland Cancers
Organizer(s): Isabelle Lombaert (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Salivary Research

Evaluation of Teledentistry Programs in the Pre- and Post-COVID-19 Era
Organizer(s): Julie Frantsve-Hawley (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Women in Science Network, Oral Health Research

Evolving Therapies to Maintain Vital DentinPulp Complex: 100 Years of Innovation
Organizer(s): Fionnuala Lundy (Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland); Ikhlas El Karim (Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland) Hal Duncan (Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Irish Division IADR, Dental Materials, Neuroscience, Women in Science Network

Extracellular Vesicles and Membrane-Mimetics for Tissue Regeneration
Organizer(s): Emilio Hara (Okayama University, Japan); Wei Seong Toh (National University of Singapore)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Stem Cell Biology Research, Periodontal Research

Focus on the Biology of Implant Osseointegration
Organizer(s): Katleen Vandamme (Catholic University Leuven, Belgium)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Implantology Research, Mineralized Tissue

Global Oral Health Inequalities: Learning From the Past, Paving Way for Future
Organizer(s): Peter Mossey (University of Dundee, Scotland); Manu Mathur (Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research

Honoring the Legacy of Steven Offenbacher: Sharing and Treasuring his Vision
Organizer(s): Silvana Barros (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA); Nagihan Bostanci (Karolinska Institute Solna, Sweden); Kimon Divaris (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Periodontal Research

Human Factors in Dental Education: Why, When and How?
Organizer(s): Barry Quinn (King's College London, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Education Research, Nutrition Research, Association of dental Education in Europe

Human Oral Uncultivable Bacteria
Organizer(s): Xuesong He (Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, Mass., USA); Jeffrey McLean (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Microbiology/Immunology

Immunomodulation and Osseointegration/Regeneration.
Organizer(s): Rene Olivares-Navarrete (Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA); Alireza Moshaverinia (University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA); Lyndon Cooper (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Implantology Research
Supported By: DentsplySiriona Implants

Implementation Strategies to Reduce Opioid use in Oral Health
Organizer(s): Julie Frantsve-Hawley (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Evidence-based Dentistry Network, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Women in Science Network

Inflammation and Regeneration of the Dentin-Pulp Complex
Organizer(s): Paul Cooper (University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Stem Cell Biology Research, Mineralized Tissue

Inorganic Ions – Another Piece in a Molecular Signaling Puzzle
Organizer(s): Dobrawa Napierala (University of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA); Sana Khalid (University of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA); Rodrigo Lacruz (New York University, N.Y., USA); Charles Sfeir (University of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Mineralized Tissue, Craniofacial Biology Research

Integrative Single-Cell Omics: Opportunities for Oral and Craniofacial Research
Organizer(s): Kevin Byrd (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Craniofacial Biology Research, Periodontal Research, Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Salivary Research

Managing Oral Health for Dependent Older Adults in Residential Care
Organizer(s): Gerald McKenna (Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Geriatric Oral Research, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network

Material Dilemmas in Implant Dentistry: Titanium Yersus Zirconia Implants
Organizer(s): Rafael Delgado-Ruiz (State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Implantology Research, Dental Materials

Microfluidic and Organ-on-Chip Technologies in Dental and Craniofacial Research
Organizer(s): Gopu Sriram (National University of Singapore); Cristiane França (Oregon Health & Science University, Portland, USA.)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Stem Cell Biology Research, Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Craniofacial Biology Research

Multifunctional Materials and Therapeutics for Dentin-Pulp Complex Regeneration
Organizer(s): Nikita Ruparel (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA); Marco Bottino (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Dental Materials Group, Stem Cell Biology Research, Microbiology/Immunology, Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology

Navigating and Negotiating Your Future Career
Organizer(s): Alexandra Herzog (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA); Natalie Atyeo (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA); Seung Jin Jang (University of Florida, Gainesville, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Student Training and Research (STAR) Network, National Student Research Group

Neural Mechanisms of Painful TMJ Pathologies and Their Clinical Implications
Organizer(s): Man-Kyo Chung (University of Maryland School of Dentistry, Baltimore, USA); Yu Shin Kim (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Neuroscience, International Network for Orofacial Pain and Related Disorders Methodology, Pharmacology/Therapeutics/Toxicology

Neuroimaging and Dentistry: Translational Research Based on Brain Imaging
Organizer(s): Peggy Lee (University of Washington, Seattle, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Diagnostic Sciences, Clinical and Translational Science Network, Neuroscience

New Insights Into Salivary Gland Biology and Regeneration
Organizer(s): Isabelle Lombaert (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Salivary Research

New Technologies and Strategies for Tissue Engineering
Organizer(s): Bruno Cavalcanti (University of Iowa, Iowa City, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Dental Materials, Mineralized Tissue

No Mental Health Without Oral Health: Actions for Closing the Gap
Organizer(s): Easter Joury (King's College London, England), Steve Kisely (Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada )
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network

O-Health-Edu : Advancing Oral Health: A Vision for Dental Education in Europe
Organizer(s): Stephanie Tubert-Jeannin (Université Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France); Barry Quinn (King's College London, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Education Research, Nutrition Research
Supported By: E.U funding Erasmus + KA2 – “Cooperation for Innovation and the Exchange of Good Practices”/KA203 “Strategic Partnerships for higher education”

Oral Health and Vascular Parameters: What Can the Dentist Do Today?
Organizer(s): Christelle Darnaud (University Paris-Diderot, France); Philippe Bouchard (University Paris-Diderot, France)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Periodontal Research

Oral Health Inequalities Research: From Theory to Action
Organizer(s): Marco Peres (Griffith University, South East Queensland, Australia); Peter Mossey (University of Dundee, Scotland)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research

Oral Microbiome Omics Data Analysis
Organizer(s): Di Wu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Microbiology/Immunology

Oral-Systemic Link: Multiple Diseases with Multiple Pathways?
Organizer(s): Francesco D'Aiuto (University College London, England); Jeanie Suvan (University College London, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Periodontal Research, Women in Science Network

Orofacial Pain, Aging, and Health Services: Synthesizing the Career of Marc Heft
Organizer(s): Daniel McNeil (West Virginia University, Morgantown, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Neuroscience, Geriatric Oral Research

Past, Present and Future in Cariology
Organizer(s): Aylin Baysan (Queen Mary University of London, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Cariology Research, Geriatric Oral Research

Periodontitis and Systemic Disease: The Legacy of Robert J. Genco
Organizer(s): Thomas Van Dyke (The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, Mass., USA); Keith Kirkwood (Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA); Alpdogan Kantarci (The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, Mass., USA); Hatice Hasturk (The Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, Mass., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Periodontal Research, Microbiology/Immunology

Protecting the Public: Ethical Issues in a New Era
Organizer(s): Julie Frantsve-Hawley (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Evidence-Based Dentistry Network, Pediatric Oral Health Research, Periodontal Research

Publishing Your Manuscript: A JDR Perspective
Organizer(s): Nicholas Jakubovics (Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): IADR/AADR

Quarter of a Century of Proteomics: Towards Precision Oral Health
Organizer(s): Melissa Grant (University of Birmingham, England); Octavio Gonzalez (University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA); Nagihan Bostanci (Karolinska Institute, Solna, Sweden)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Periodontal Research

Racism and Oral Health Inequities
Organizer(s): Lisa Jamieson (The University of Adelaide, Australia)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, Periodontal Research, Cariology and Pediatric Oral Health Research  

Resilience and Productivity During Challenging Times
Organizer(s): Grace De Souza (University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Women in Science Network, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Dental Materials

Stem Cell Approaches for Understanding Dental-Oral-Craniofacial (DOC) Biology
Organizer(s): Pamela Robey (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Md., USA)  
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Stem Cell Biology Research

Stem Cell-Based Therapies for Treatment of Chronic Orofacial Pain Conditions
Organizer(s): Nikita Ruparel (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA); Ken Hargreaves (University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Neuroscience, Pulp Biology & Regeneration Research, Stem Cell Biology Research

Successes and Challenges in E-Oral Health and Tribute to Dr. Jo Andreasen
Organizer(s): Sergio Uribe (Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): e-Oral Health Network, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Oral Health Research

The Circle of Dental Sleep Disorders
Organizer(s): Frank Lobbezoo (Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam, Netherlands); Ghizlane Aarab (Academic Center for Dentistry Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Neuroscience, International Network for Orofacial Pain and Related Disorders Methodology

The Clinical Need and Scientific Evidence-Base for Precise ECC Classification
Organizer(s): Yasmi Crystal (New York University, N.Y., USA); Soraya Leal (University of Brasilia, Brazil); Shiqian Gao (University of Hong Kong, SAR, China); Svante Twetman (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Pediatric Oral Health Research, Clinical and Translational Science Network, Cariology Research, Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research

The Lancet Commission on Oral Health: Plans and Progress
Organizer(s): Carol Guarnizo-Herreno (Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá); Richard Watt (University College London, England); Paul Allison (McGill University, Montreal, Quebec)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Behavioral, Epidemiologic, and Health Services Research, Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network, Geriatric Oral Research, Nutrition Research

The Oral Axis of COVID-19 Infection and Transmission
Organizer(s): Blake Warner (National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, Bethesda, Md., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Clinical and Translational Science Network, Microbiology/Immunology, Salivary Research

Therapies for TMJ by Understanding Unique Characteristics vs Appendicular Joints
Organizer(s): Sunil Kapila (University of California, San Francisco, USA); Alejandro Almarza (University of Pittsburgh, Pa., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Craniofacial Biology Research, Mineralized Tissue, Stem Cell Biology Research

Training the Next-Gen of Dental Scientists
Organizer(s): Hope Amm (University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA); Anne George (University of Illinois at Chicago, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Student Training and Research (STAR) Network

Treating the Tumor Microenvironment in Head and Neck Cancer
Organizer(s): Yu Lei (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA); Nisha D'Silva (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA); Simon Young (The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, USA); James Melville (University of Texas Health Science at Houston, USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Research, Oral Medicine & Pathology, Microbiology/Immunology

What Is Essential Oral Healthcare? Covid-19 Accelerating a Global Discussion
Organizer(s): Habib Benzian (New York University, N.Y., USA)
Sponsoring Group/Network(s): Global Oral Health Inequalities Research Network