Penn Dental Medicine
William W.M. Cheung Auditorium
Time: 12:00 – 1:00 pm | Lunch provided
Registration Fee: Free; Registration is required for CE credit.
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CE Credits: 1.0 lecture credits
Alexandre DaSilva, DDS, DMedSc, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Biologic & Materials Sciences, University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Dr. DaSilva received his Doctorate in Medical Science degree in Oral Biology with clinical training in Orofacial Pain at Harvard University. He is the Founder and Director of H.O.P.E. (Headache & Orofacial Pain Effort) laboratory, a multidisciplinary collaborative effort to investigate the brain as a research and therapeutic target for pain. The H.O.P.E. Lab focuses on the development of clinical and neuroscience-driven tech-innovations for human neuroimaging (PET, MRI, fNIRS, EEG), neuromodulation, mobile technology, artificial intelligence, augmented/virtual reality, and their integration for pain research, education, and treatment. Dr. DaSilva has been a frequent speaker for multiple national and international scientific meetings. His funded research projects focus on the evaluation and modulation of opioid mechanisms in the brains of chronic pain patients in vivo. His publications have received broad media coverage by national and international venues, for instance, Discovery Channel, San Francisco Chronicle, Scientific American Mind, and others.
Disclosure: Dr. Alexandre F. DaSilva co-created GeoPain and CLARAi and also co-founded MoxyTech Inc, a spinoff startup that licensed the technologies from the University of Michigan.
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University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine designates this activity for 1.0 continuing education credits.