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Penn Periodontal Conference 2013 » Scientific Program

The Penn Periodontal Conference will feature presentations by internationally respected researchers on the topics of inflammation, microbiology, periodontal regeneration and repair, and the oral-systemic health connection. The scientitic program will include morning and evening sessions with the afternoon free to interact with colleagues and discuss posters.

Attendees can earn up to 21.5 continuing education credits.

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Sunday, June 23, 2013 – Arrival and Oral Presentations

5:45-7:00 pm, Dinner
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

PM Session for Students/Post-Docs/Junior Faculty

Location: Penn Dental Medicine, 240 S. 40th Street, Room B-13

Inflammation
(Moderator: Manjunatha Benakanakere)

Time Presenter Title
7:15 pm Ann Decker Epithelial Cell Function in the Progression of Periodontal Disease
7:30 pm Moritz Kebschull Molecular Differences of Chronic and Aggressive Periodontitis

Regeneration
(Moderator: Gang Ko)

Time Presenter Title
7:45 pm Hrvoje Roguljic In vivo Identification and Lineage Tracing of Periodontal Progenitor Cells
8:00 pm Brya Matthews Characterization of a Mesenchymal Progenitor Population Involved in Fracture Healing

Microbiology
(Moderator: Bethany Herbert)

Time Presenter Title
8:15 pm Clifford Beall Single Cell Genomics of the Uncultivated Oral Bacterium Tannerella BU063
8:30 pm Ahmed Hashim Analysis of the Mouse Oral Microbiome

Oral & Oral Systemic Health
(Moderator: Patricia Miguez)

Time Presenter Title
8:45 pm Praveen Sharma Impact of Periodontal Disease in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
9:00 pm Huja Emecen Epstein-barr virus in diseased and healthy periodontal sites: Treatment Effects

9:30 pm, Social
Location: Smokey Joe’s, 210 S 40th Street

Monday, June 24, 2013, Inflammation

7:15-8:15 am, Breakfast
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

Conference Location: The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theatre,3680 Walnut Street

8:30 am, Welcome
Denis F. Kinane, BDS, PhD
Morton Amsterdam Dean of Penn Dental Medicine

9:00 am, Keynote Address, Altered Immunity when Pathogens Persist
E. John Wherry, PhD
Director, Institute for Immunology
Associate Professor, Department of Microbiology, Perleman School of Medicine

AM Session

(Moderator: Carlos Rossa, Jr., DDS, Msc, PhD)

Time Presenter Title
10:00 am Dana T. Graves, DDS, DMSc Osteoblast-lineage Cells Play an Essential Role in Bacteria-induced Periodontal Bone Loss
10:35 am Cun-yu Wang, DDS, PhD Molecular Inhibition of Bone Formation by NF-kB
11:10 am Richard Darveau, PhD P.gingivalis Distruption of Normal Homeostasis
11:45 am Gustavo P. Garlet, DDS, MSc, PhD Commensal Oral Microbes Revisited from the Immunilogical Viewpoint: From Bystanders to Protective Agents and Perhaps Pathogens
12:20 pm Jeffrey L. Ebersole, PhD Macrophage Plasticity and Phenotypes Related to Periodontitis

1:00 – 2:00 pm, Lunch
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

4:00 pm, Posters
Location: The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theatre,3680 Walnut Street

5:45-7:00 pm, Dinner
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

PM Session

(Moderator: Dana T. Graves, DDS, DMSc )

Time Presenter Title
7:15 pm Keith L. Kirkwood, DDS, PhD Immune Signaling through MAPK/MKP-1 Pathways: Implications in Periodontal Diseases and Inflammatory Bone Loss
7:45 pm Shannon Wallet, PhD The Story of Diabetes, Inflammation and the Epithelial Cell
8:15 pm Aaron Weinberg, DMD, PhD Human Beta Defensins: When too Much of a Good Thing Is Bad
8:45 pm Carlos Rossa Jr., DDS, Msc, PhD Role of NLR Signaling in the Immune Response Associated with Periodontal Disease
9:15 pm Nicolás R. Dutzan Microbiological and Immunological Markers of Inflammation in Chronic Periodontitis
9:45 pm Guangyu Dong Selected Abstract Presentation – FOXO1 Regulates Dendritic Cell Function In the Periodontal Immune Response

10:00 pm, Social
Location: Smokey Joe’s, 210 S. 40th Street

Tuesday, June 25, 2013, Microbiology

7:15-8:15 am, Breakfast
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

Conference Location: The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theatre, 3680 Walnut Street

AM Session

(Moderator: Richard J. Lamont, PhD)

Time Presenter Title
9:00 am Teresa Ruiz, PhD Microscopic Insights into the Bacterial Cell Envelope of Aggregatibacter Actinomycetemcomitans
9:35 am Edward T. Lally, DMD, PhD Aggregatibacter Actinomycetemcomitans Leukotoxin Internalization is Integrin Dependent
10:10 am Janina P. Lewis, PhD Citrullination of Proteins by Pp and Links to Systemic and Local Disease
10:45 am   Break
11:00 am Carla Cugini, PhD Selected Abstract Presentation – Arginine Deiminase Inhibits Porphyromonas gingivalis Surface Attachment
11:15 am Eugene Leys, PhD and Ann Griffen, DDS, MS The Microbial Ecology of Periodontitis
11:55 am Hansel Fletcher, PhD Filifactor Alocis: A New Kid on the Block with Special Talents

12:30 – 1:30 pm, Lunch
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

4:00 pm, Posters
Location: The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theatre,3680 Walnut Street

5:45-7:00 pm, Dinner
Location:1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

PM Session

(Moderator: Andrea Mombelli, Prof. Dr. med dent)

Time Presenter Title
7:15 pm Daniel H. Fine, DMD Longitudinal Studies of Aggregatibacter Actinomycetemcomitans Related to Aggressive Perodontitis in Humans
7:45 pm Dorte Haubek, PhD, Dr. odont. Distribution of A. actinomycetemcomitans Clone JP2 and Treatment Goals
8:15 pm Mike Curtis, BSc, PhD Porphyromonas gingivalis Virulence and the Host
8:45 pm Andrea Mombelli, Prof. Dr. med dent Are There Specific Benefits of Antibiotics in Microbiologically Distinct Subjects?
9:15 pm Phil Marsh, BSc, PhD Influence of Host Factors on the (Periodontal) Biofilm
9:45 pm Bruce J. Paster, DMD The Bacterial “Canary in the Coal Mine” of Periodontal Disease

10:30 pm, Social
Location: Smokey Joe’s, 210 S. 40th Street

Wednesday, June 26, 2013, Regeneration & Repair

7:45-8:45 am, Breakfast
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

Conference Location: The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theatre,3680 Walnut Street

AM Session

(Moderator: Alpdogan Kantarci, DDS, MSc, PhD)

Time Presenter Title
9:00 am John D. Gearhart, PhD Reprogramming Cells to the Heart Lineage for Regenerative Medicine
9:35 am James Deschner, Prof. Dr. med dent ABiomechanical regulation of regeneration and impact of inflammation on periodontal ligament
10:10 am Hatice Hasturk, DDS, PhD Resolution of inflammation and organ regeneration
10:45 am   Break
11:00 am Elcia Silveira CD14/MyD88 Role in Host Inflammatory Immune Response to Biomaterial Grafting
11:15 am Steven D. Freedman, MD, PhD Lessons Learned from Studying Adult Disease Models of Host Inflammatory Responses to Bacterial Pathogens and Mechanisms of Regeneration
11:55 am Camilia Martin, MD, MS New Insights into Host Inflammatory Responses and Regeneration from Studies in Premature Infants

12:30 – 1:30 pm, Lunch
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

4:00 pm, Posters
Location: The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theatre,3680 Walnut Street

5:45-7:00 pm, Dinner
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

PM Session

(Moderator: Paul H. Krebsbach, DDS, PhD)

Time Presenter Title
7:15 pm Kurt Hankenson, DVM, PhD Notch Signaling in Bone Regeneration
7:45 pm Ivo Kalajzic, MD, PhD In Vivo Fate Mapping Identifies Periodontal Progenitor Cells
8:15 pm Sarah E. Millar, PhD Cell-Cell Signaling Mechanisms Regulating Development and Regeneration of Ectodermal Appendages
8:45 pm Jill Bashutski, DDS, MS The Influence of Vitamin D and Parathyroid Hormone on Periodontal Regeneration
9:00 pm Michael S. Valerio Selected abstract presentation – MKP-1 Regulates Early NFATc1-Dependent Osteoclastogenesis in RANKL-Induced Define Progenitor Populations
9:15 pm Hector Rios, DDS, PhD Novel Biological Determinants of Alveolar Bone & Periodontal Tissue Healing

10:00 pm, Social
Location: Smokey Joe’s, 210 S. 40th Street

Thursday, June 27, 2013, Oral & Oral Systemic Health

7:30-8:30 am, Breakfast
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

AM Session

Location: The Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, Harold Prince Theatre,3680 Walnut Street
(Moderator: Iain Chapple, PhD, BDS, FDSRCPS, FDSRCS, CCST (Rest Dent)

Time Presenter Title
8:45 am Thomas C. Hart, DDS, PhD Papillon-Lefèvre Syndrome – Genetic basis
9:20 am Jan Potempa, PhD, DSc The Role of Bacteria in Protein Citrullination & Autoimmunity
9:55 am Dagmar Scheel-Toellner, PhD The Role of Neutrophils in Protein Citrullination & Autoimmunity
10:30 am   Break
11:05 am Yiping W. Han,PhD Fusobacterium Nucleatum Infection and Colon Cancer
11:20 am Robert Ricciardi, MA, PhD Viral Infections, Inflammation and Carcinogenesis
11:45 am Richard Groves, MB BS FRCP Oral Vesiculobullous Diseases – Molecular Markers

12:30 – 1:30 pm, Lunch
Location: 1920 Commons, Locust Walk, right across the 38th Street Bridge

Please Note: The poster presentations, reception, and PM session on this day will all be held Penn Dental Medicine, 240 S. 40th Street.

4:00 pm, Posters
Location: Penn Dental Medicine, 240 S. 40th Street, Room B-13

5:45-7:00 pm, Reception
Location: Penn Dental Medicine, 240 S. 40th Street, Room B-13

PM Session

Location: Penn Dental Medicine, 240 S. 40th Street, Room B-13
(Moderator: Panos N. Papapanou, DDS, PhD)

Time Presenter Title
7:15 pm Evie Lalla, DDS, MS Detection of Undiagnosed Diabetes in the Dental Setting
7:50 pm Steven P. Engebretson, DMD, MS, MS A Multicentre RCT of Non-Surgical Periodontal Therapy and Metabolic Control in Type 2 Diabetes
8:25 pm Ann Progulske-Fox, PhD Oral Infections and Atherogenesis: Mechanistic Studies
9:00 pm Yuichi Izumi, DDS, PhD Host-Response Variations in Oral/Systemic Disease Interactions

10:00 pm, Social
Smokey Joe’s, 210 S. 40th Street

Friday, June 28, 2013 – Depart

Scientific Program
Penn
The Robert Schattner Center
University of Pennsylvania
School of Dental Medicine
240 South 40th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-6030