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The 5th Penn Periodontal Conference

The 5th Penn Periodontal Conference 2021

Penn Dental Medicine is pleased to present The 5th Penn Periodontal Conference 2021, to be held a Penn Dental Medicine July 25-29, providing a forum to exchange the latest research in the field of periodontics.

Penn Dental Medicine launched the biennial Penn Periodontal Conference in 2013 to not only bring together leading researchers and educators in their respective fields of study, but also to encourage the development of junior researchers working with them — that dual focus continues to be a primary goal of the conference.

This year’s program will include speakers in the areas of cellular and molecular mechanisms of periodontal disease pathogenesis, host-microbe interactions and inflammation, bioengineering and tissue regeneration, new treatment modalities, and the connection of periodontitis to systemic comorbidities.

The program is structured to encourage interaction among participants and a poster presentation session is an integral part of the conference, providing the opportunity for participating researchers to share their work and talk one-on-one with each other.

We look forward to seeing you at the conference.


Dr. Dana Graves, Vice Dean for Research & Scholarship, Professor, Dept. of Periodontics
The 5th Penn Periodontal Conference 2021 Co-Chair

Dr. George Hajishengallis, Thomas W. Evans Centennial Professor, Dept. of Microbiology
The 5th Penn Periodontal Conference 2021 Co-Chair

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