The 4th Penn Periodontal Conference 2019 Program

Join us for The 4th Penn Periodontal Conference 2019, to be held at Penn Dental Medicine, June 23-27, 2019.

The 4th Penn Periodontal Conference 2019 Program

View the program planned for the five-day conference, June 23-27. Please be sure to continue to check back as more details of the program are finalized.

June 23

Junior investigator presentations will be planned for the evening of this arrival day of the conference. Details will be posted as presentations finalized.

June 24

Time Speaker
8:30 am Dana Graves, Penn Dental Medicine
Welcome Remarks
AM Session: Innate Response
8:45 am DEL-1, immune plasticity and the location-dependent homeostatic principle
George Hajishengallis, Penn Dental Medicine
9:15 am Myeloid-derived Suppressor Cells in Periodontal Osteoimmunology
Keith Kirkwood, University of Buffalo
9:40 am Role of inflammasomes in host antifungal defenses
Amy Hise, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
10:05 am Arginine methylation activates anti-inflammatory signaling
Jian Xu, Herman Ostrow School of Dentistry of USC
10:30 am Coffee Break
11:00 am A new chapter in periodontitis: the battle field between neutrophils and emerging oral pathogens
Silvia Uriate, University of Louisville School of Medicine
11:25 am Protein kinases: A Powerful host weapon to control P. gingivalis-mediated inflammation
Huizhi Wang, University of Louisville School of Dentistry
11:50 am Selected Abstract
12:05 pm Selected Abstract
12:20-1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
PM Session: Bone Stem Cells and Epigenetics
1:30 pm Primary Cilia: Negative Regulator of Osteoclast Lineage Cells
Shuying (Sheri) Yang, Penn Dental Medicine
1:55 pm Local Induction of M2 Macrophages as a Treatment for Periodontal Disease
Charles Sfeir, University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine
2:20 pm Epigentic Approches Targeting the Pathophysiology of Periodontitis
Jake (Jinkun) Chen, Tufts University School of Dental Medicine
2:45 pm Space that matters – epigentic and genetic regulation of periodontal mineralized state
Tom Diekwisch, Texas A&M University College of Dentistry
3:10-3:40 pm Coffee Break
3:40 pm Exploring Histones in Periodontal Disease
Rogério Castilho, University of Michigan School of Dentistry
4:05 pm Periodontal Tissue Engineering Using Additevely Manufactured Constructs
Saso Ivanovski, University of Queensland School of Dentistry
4:30 pm Selected Abstract
4:45 pm Selected Abstract
5:00 – 5:15 pm Selected Abstract

June 25

Time Speaker
8:30-9:30 am KEYNOTE LECTURE
Skin microbiome interactions with the host: roles in barrier function and tissue repair
Elizabeth A. Grice, University of Pennsylvania Perleman School of Medicine
AM Session: Microbiology
9:30 am Gangster or guardian: Will the real S. gordonii please stand up
Richard Lamont, University of Louisville School of Dentistry
10 am Strange bedfellows: How an oral pathogen responds to sympatric and allopatric microbes in vivo
Marvin Whitely, Georgia Tech Biological Sciences, College of Sciences
10:30 am The mouth and the gut- together in sickness and in health
Nobuhiko Kamada, University of Michigan
11-11:30 am Coffee Break
11:30 am Virulence determinants of the oral pathogen Fusobacterium nucleatum
Hung Ton-That, UCLA School of Dentistry
11:55 am Dynamics of the oral metatransriptome during periodontitis progression
Jorge Frias-Lopez, University of Florida College of Dentistry
12:20 pm Periodontal Microbiology in the Era of Omics: Are We Progressing?
Flavia Teles, Penn Dental Medicine
12:45 pm Signatures and drivers of subgingival dysbiosis
Patricia Diaz, University of Connecticut Health Center
12:10 – 12:40 pm Selected Abstract
Tuesday Afternoon Free

June 26

AM Session, Part 1: Adaptive Response
Time Speaker
8:25 am Welcome
8:30 am Control of T-cell Polarization in Response to Periodontal Infection
Dana Graves, Penn Dental Medicine
9:00 am Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans-associated periodontitis in the induction of autoimmunity
Felipe Andrade, Johns Hopkins Medicine
9:30 am Genetic Defects linked to Periodontitis
Niki Moutsopoulos, National Institutes of Health/NIDCR
10 am Determinants of periodontal lesions stability and progression
Gustavo Garlet, University of Sao Paulo School of Dentistry
10:30 am Does Porphyromonas gingivalis Contribute to Development or Severity of Alzheimer’s Disease?
Jan Potempa, University of Louisville School of Dentistry
11:00 – 11:30 Coffee Break
AM Session, Part 2: Research Update — Host Response
11:30 am A20 (TNFAIP3): a key regulator at the crossroad between inflammation and tissue homeostasis
Esra Sahingur, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry
11:55 am Resolution of Inflammation in Periodontitis
Tom Van Dyke, Forsyth Institute Department of Applied Oral Sciences
12:20 pm Essential genes of P. gingivalis
David Scott, University of Louisville School of Dentistry
12:45 pm Vulnerable Host: Periodontal Inflammation and Atherosclerosis
Hatice Hasturk, Forsyth Institute
1:10 pm Selected Abstract
1:25-2:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
PM Session: Research Update — Microbiology
2:30 pm Localized Aggressive Periodontitis: Fact or Fancy?
Dan Fine, Rutgers School of Dental Medicine
2:55 pm Bacterial invasion and persistent infection in periodontits
Youngnim Choi, Seoul National University School of Dentistry
3:20 pm Bacteria – the mothers of invention
Gene Leys, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry
3:45 pm Surface translocation by Porphyromonas gingivalis
Mary Ellen Davey, University of Florida College of Dentistry
4:10 pm The Salivary Metabolome and Microbiome Associated with Periodontal Disease and Type 2 Diabetes
Frank Scannapieco, University of Buffalo School of Dental Medicine
4:35 pm Ecological balance of oral microbiota controls mesenchymal stem cell homeostasis
Yi Lu, Capital Medical University School of Stomatology
5:00-5:25 pm The Type IX Secretion System and Chronic Periodontitis
Eric C. Reynolds, University of Melbourne

June 27

AM Session, Part 1: Clinical Periodontics
Time Speaker
8:25 am Welcome
8:30 am Guidelines for the use of systemic antibiotics in the treatment of periodontitis
Magda Feres, Universidade Guarulhos
9 am Precision Peri’omics
Kimon Divaris, University of North Carolina School of Dentistry
9:30 am Periodontal Risk Profiling Based on Integrative Omics
Nagihan Bostanci, Karolinska Institute
10 am Dental stem cells in tissue regeneration
Songtao Shi, Penn Dental Medicine
10:30 am Lei Zhao, West China School of Stomatology
11:00 – 11:30 am Coffee Break
11:30 am Selected Abstract
11:45 am Selected Abstract
12:00 pm Selected Abstract
12:15 pm Selected Abstract
12:30-1:30 pm Lunch on Your Own
PM Session: Poster Session
1:30-4:30 pm Posters
5-7 pm Gala Dinner


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