RSDM’s annual research seminar series brings the features presentations from experts who are national authorities in their field. It brings the most up-to-date knowledge and ideas to RSDM faculty.

September 11, 2018

Chang H. Lee, PhD
Assistant Professor, Craniofacial Engineering
Columbia University College of Dental Medicine
Title: “TMJ Disc Regeneration By Harnessing Endogenous Stem/Progenitor Cells”.

September 25, 2018

John Bartlett, PhD
Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Biosciences
Ohio State University
Title: “Matrix Metalloproteinase-20 (MMP20) in Enamel Development: Results from Too Little or Too Much of an Essential MMP”.

 

October 9, 2018

Maria Febbraio, PhD
Professor, Division of Foundational Sciences
University of Alberta, Canada
Title: “The role of epigenetics in periodontitis-mediated persistence of cardiovascular disease risk.”

 

October 23, 2018

Charles Serhan, PhD
Simon Gelman Professor of Anesthesiology, Perioperative and Pain Medicine
Professor of Oral Medicine, Infection and Immunity
Harvard School of Dental Medicine
Title: “Novel Resolution Mediators & Mechanisms in Infectious Inflammation”.

 

November 13, 2018

George A. O'Toole, Ph.D
Professor, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth
Title: “To Build a Biofilm: Polymicrobial Communities in Cystic Fibrosis”.

 

November 27, 2018

Nan Hatch  DMD, PhD
Associate Professor, OLysle E. Johnston, Jr. Collegiate Professor of Orthodontics
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Title: “Drugs for tooth movement control during orthodontic treatment: Is this our future in the clinic?”

 

December 11, 2018

Jacques Nor, DDS, MS, PhD
Chair and Professor, Department of Cariology, Restorative Sciences and Endodontics
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Title: “Stem cell-based Regenerative Endodontics”

 

January 8, 2019

Laurie K. McCauley, DDS, PhD
Dean
University of Michigan School of Dentistry
Title: TBD

 

February 12, 2019

Alpdogan Kantarci, DDS, MSc, PhD

Associate Member, Forsyth Institute
Faculty, Harvard University School of Dental Medicine
Title: “Molecular mechanism of the inflammatory link between periodontal diseases and diseases in distant organ”

 

March 12, 2019

Jin Young Ro, PhD
Professor, Department of Neural and Pain Sciences
University of Maryland, Baltimore School of Dentistry
Title: TBD

 

April 23, 2019

Melodie Weller, PhD
Assistant Professor
University of Utah
Title: TBD

 

May 14, 2019

Mary Ellen Davey, PhD
Associate Professor, Oral Biology
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Title: TBD

 

May 28, 2019

Jorge Frias‐Lopez, PhD
Associate Professor, Oral Biology
University of Florida College of Dentistry
Title: TBD