The Samuel I. & Hilda B. Shames Lecture, The Joseph L. Rabinowitz Memorial Lecture and faculty presentations will be presented both in person and online.

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Time
Item Location
8:00 am Breakfast Dean’s Courtyard
8:30 am Welcome
Mark S. Wolff, DDS, PhD
Morton Amsterdam Dean
Dana T. Graves, DDS, DMScVice Dean for Scholarship and Research
Arthur E. Corby Auditorium and Live Stream
8:45 am PDM RESEARCH DAY KEYNOTE LECTURE
Moderator: Flavia Teles, DDS, MS, DMSc
Stretching, Connective Tissue, Inflammation and Cancer – What’s the Connection?
Helene M. Langevin, MD,
Director, National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health
Arthur E. Corby Auditorium and Live Stream
SESSION 1 FACULTY PRESENTATIONS
Moderator: Temitope Omolehinwa, BDS, DMD, DScD
9:45 am Affordable Oral and Topical Protein Drugs Made in Plant Cells, to Enhance Global Access to Healthcare – Oral Insulin, ACE2 and Antiviral Chewing Gums
Henry Daniell, PhD, Department of Basic and Translational Sciences
Arthur E. Corby Auditorium and Live Stream
10:15 am Break
10:30 am Engineering for Health with Biomaterials
Kyle Vining, DDS, PhD, Department of Preventive and Restorative Sciences, Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Arthur E. Corby Auditorium and Live Stream
11:00 am Mast Cells in Host Defense, Periodontitis and Rosacea
Hydar Ali, PhD, Department of Basic and Translational Sciences
Arthur E. Corby Auditorium and Live Stream
11:30 am SESSION 2 FACULTY DIALOGUE
Moderator: Dana T. Graves, DDS, DMSc
George Hajishengallis, DDS, PhD, Department of Basic and Translational Sciences
Arthur E. Corby Auditorium and Live Stream
12:00 pm Lunch Dean’s Courtyard
1:00 pm THE JOSEPH L. RABINOWITZ MEMORIAL LECTURE
Moderator: Robert P. Ricciardi, MA, PhD
New Tricks for a Very Old Dog: The Complosome as Orchestrator of Normal Cell Physiology
Claudia Kemper, PhD
Senior Investigator Section Chief, NIH, NHLBI
Arthur E. Corby Auditorium and Live Stream
2:00 pm Poster Presentations and Competition Schattner Atrium & Pavilion
Schattner 2nd Floor/Patient Waiting Room
4:30 pm Recognition and Awards
Joseph and Josephine Rabinowitz Award for Excellence in Research Award Announcement
Research Achievements
AADOCR Student Research Award
Student Competition for Advancing Dental Research and its Application (SCADA) Award
Penn Dental Medicine AADOCR Travel Awards
Dean’s Courtyard