• March 15, 2018
College of Dentistry Represented at AADR Annual Meeting

The UIC College of Dentistry is sending several faculty and students to present presentations and posters at this year's annual  AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., March 21-24, 2018.  This year, the College of Dentistry is represented by over 20 faculty, students and staff making 2 keynote and 11 presentations, and 25 peer-reviewed research poster presentations.

AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., USA - March 21-24, 2018

The event includes:


UIC Representatives Schedule of Presentations

Wednesday 3-21-18

03-21-2018 Wednesday 3:15 PM - 3:45 PM, Grand Ballroom B
Dr. Lyndon Cooper, Associate Dean for Research, Head of Department of Oral Biology
Keynote Address: How Simple is Osseointegration

03-21-2018 Wednesday 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM, Floridian D
Dr. Russell Pesavento, Postdoctoral Fellow
Keynote Address: Antimicrobial & Bioactive Surfaces, Novel Biofilm Inhibitors of Oral Streptococci

03-21-2018 Wednesday 4:00 PM - 4:15 PM, Grand Ballroom E
Marybeth Francis, DMD/PhD Student
Oral Presentation: New Therapies and Minimally Invasive Surgery Histone Methyltransferase Inhibitor PFI-2 Reduces Alveolar Bone Loss in Periodontitis

03-21-2018 Wednesday 4:15 PM - 4:30 PM, Grand Ballroom A
Dr. Yunzhu Qian, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Oral Presentation: Novel Strategies for Bone Tissue Engineering; Novel Antimicrobial Silver-Modified Electrospun PLGA/PCL Scaffolds for Craniofacial Hard-Tissue Regeneration


Thursday 3-22-18

03-22-2018 Thursday 8:00 AM - 8:15 AM, Grand Ballroom E
Anna M. Salapatas, DMD/PhD Student
Oral Presentation: Periodontal Regeneration; BOT-64 Promotes Osteogenic Differentiation of Odontogenic Progenitors

03-22-2018 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Dr. Christine Wu, Professor, Department of Pediatric Dentistry
Poster: Microbiology/Immunology: Antimicrobials; Alcohol-free Antimicrobial Mouthrinses Inhibit Human Supragingival Plaque Regrowth and Glycolysis

03-22-2018 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Dr. Linda Kaste, Professor
Poster: Dental School, Dental Workforce and Oral Health Research Methods Science Policy: A Qualitative Assessment of Awareness for Dental Research

03-22-2018 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Dr. Mamoru Yotsuya, Research Assistant Professor
Poster: Craniofacial Biology: Temporomandibular Joint and Mandibular Condylar Cartilage NG2 Potentiates Prechondroblastic Cell Signaling During Mandibular Condylar Cartilage Development

03-22-2018 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Elizabeth Guirado, DMD/PhD Student
Poster: Mineralized Tissue I
Hypophosphatemia Leads to Defective Synthesis of Dentin ECM Components

03-22-2018 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Dr. Shalise Holt, Orthodontics Postgraduate Resident
Poster: Salivary Research Dentin Matrix Protein 1 in Saliva as a Biomarker for Root Resorption

03-22-2018 Thursday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Yangbasai Dong, DMD Student Class of 2021
Poster: Basic and Translational Science Research; Delayed Tooth Movement in MicroRNA-29 Sponge Transgenic Mice

03-22-2018 Thursday 3:00 PM - 3:15 PM, Grand Ballroom A
Dr. Yvette Alania, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Oral Presentation: Keynote Address; Dental Materials: Durability of Adhesive Interfaces; Dentin Adhesion of Resins Containing Micron and Submicron Polylactide Capsules

03-22-2018 Thursday 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM, Hall B/C
Dr. Veronica Haywood, Postdoctoral Fellow
Poster: Craniofacial Biology: Cleft Lip +/- Palate; Differential Expression of Glycosylation Related Genes During Wound Healing


Friday 3-23-18

03-23-2018 Friday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Garima Sinha, DMD Student
Poster: Dental Anxiety; Emergency Department Use; Oral Health in Immigrant Populations; Oral Hygiene Knowledge and Practices in U.N.-listed ‘Least-developed’ Countries

03-23-2018 Friday 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM, Grand Ballroom H
Annette Merkel, DMD/PhD student
Oral Presentation: Mineralized Tissue II; Endocytosis of DMP1 and its Receptor is Facilitated by Rab Proteins

03-23-2018 Friday 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM, Hall B/C
Dr. Fanny Chmilewsky, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Poster: Pulp Biology and Therapy: The Complement Receptor C5L2 Negatively Regulates Odontoblastic Differentiation

03-23-2018 Friday 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM, Hall B/C
Dr.Camila Zamperini, Postdoctoral Research Associate
Poster: Cariology Research-Microbiological Studies/Biofilm I; Combined Effect of Fluoride Varnish and Dentifrices in Biofilm Biomass

03-23-2018 Friday 3:45 PM - 5:00 PM, Hall B/C
Benjamin Salameh, DMD Student Class of 2020
Poster: Craniofacial Biology: Bone, Facial Growth and Tooth Movement; EDAR Gene Variants and Mandibular Morphology in a Japanese Sample


Saturday 3-24-18

03-24-2018 Saturday 8:00 AM - 8:20 AM, Grand Ballroom F
Dr. Tolga Tozum, Associate Professor
Oral Presentation: Symposium Speaker: Clinical and Molecular Diagnostics and Tools for Risk Assessment

03-24-2018 Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Angelica Lagunas, DMD/PhD Student
Poster: Oral Medicine & Pathology Research II; Novel Targeted Therapies for Oral Cancer Stem Cells

03-24-2018 Saturday 11:00 AM - 12:15 PM, Hall B/C
Dr. Ana Bedran-Russo, Associate Professor
Poster: Mineralized Tissue IV; Contribution of Proteoglycans to the Fracture Mechanics of Dentin Matrices



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