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Research Day Program Schedule


8:00 am Welcome
Dean Mark S. Wolff, DDS, PhD
Kathy Boesze-Battaglia, PhD
Frank Setzer, DMD, PhD, MS
8:10 am Association of Psychosocial Stress and Temporomandibular Disorders in the Adolescent Population
Takako Tanaka, DDS, FDS RCSEd
8:35 am Mas-related G protein coupled receptor expressed in skin mast cells contributes to host defense, rosacea and neurogenic inflammation
Hydar Ali, PhD
9:00 am Q & A
9:10 am Clinical application of a FOXO1 inhibitor improves connective tissue healing in the diabetic minipig model
Hyeran Helen Jeon, DDS, MSD, DScD
9:35 am Cross-kingdom cell-to-cell interactions in initial cariogenic biofilm development
Geelsu Hwang, PhD
10:00 am Q & A
10:15 am Regulation of Intraflagellar Transport Proteins in Tooth and Bone
Shuying (Sheri) Yang, MD, MS, PhD
10:50 am Clinical Outcomes of a Metal-on-Polyethylene Total Joint Replacement System
Eric J. Granquist, DMD, MD
11:15 am Q & A
11:25 am PDM Research Day Keynote Lecture

Circadian Biology
Garett FitzGerald, MD, FRS, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

12:25 pm Overview of IADR/AADR
Christopher Fox, DMD, DMSc, International and American Association for Dental Research
12:45 pm Student and Junior Faculty Town Hall with Dr. Christopher Fox
1:45 pm Presentation of the Joseph and Josephine Rabinowitz Award for Excellence in Research
2:00 pm Joseph L. Rabinowitz Memorial Lecture

Importance of Non-invasive Caries Disease Management in the Age of COVID-19
Domenik Zero, DDS, MS, Indiana University School of Dentistry

2:45 pm Poster Presentation and Poster Competition
5:00 pm Award Ceremony

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