Research Day 2016

Location:  13-041 CHS

Date & Time:  Wed, Feb 24, 2016, 9:00 am - Wed, Feb 24, 2016, 7:00 pm

Event Host:  Dr. David Wong

Hosted by the Office of Research, this event celebrates the scientific accomplishments of Dr. No-Hee Park. 

  • 9 am: Welcome
    David Wong DMD, DMSc, Professor, Section of Oral Biology, Associate Dean for Research & Felix & Mildred Yip Professor Endowed Chair in Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 9:15 am: “Role of telomerase in aging and cancer.”
    Mo Kang, MS, PhD, DDS, Professor and Chair of Division of Constitutive & Regenerative Sciences, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 9:30 am: “SNPs and serum levels of proinflammatory cytokines and their receptors in patients with chronic periodontitis and Type 2 diabetes.”
    Ana Pucar, DDS, MS, PhD,Associate Professor, Department of Periodontology & Oral Medicine, School of Dental Medicine at the University of Belgrade

  • 9:45 am: “Regulatory role of microRNAs in the differentiation of mesenchymal stem cells”
    Jeong-Hwa Baek, DDS, PhD, Professor, Department of Pharmacology & Dental Therapeutics & Department of Molecular Genetics, Seoul National University School of Dentistry

  • 10 am: “Analysis of California Community Clinics’ Capacity to Provide Dental/Oral Health Services”
    Jim Crall, DDS, MS, ScD, Professor and Chair, Division of Public Health & Community Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 10:15 am: "Global Oral Health Collaboration in Emerging Countries"
    Dai-il Paik, DDS, MSD, PhD, Professor, Department of Preventive & Social Dentistry, Seoul National University School of Dentistry

  • 10:30 am: "Osteonecrosis of the jaws (ONJ): Scope of the problem and clinical relevance"
    Tara Aghaloo DDS, MD, PhDProfessor, Section of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery & Assistant Dean for Clinical Research, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 10:45 am: “Studies on the pathophysiology of the Osteonecrosis of the Jaws”
    Sotirios Tetradis DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Section of Oral & Maxillofacial Radiology, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 11 am: “Peptidomics for Bone Tissue Engineering”
    Byung Moo Min, DDS, PhD, Professor, Department of Oral Biochemistry and Program in Cancer and Developmental Biology, Seoul National University School of Dentistry

  • 11:15 am: “Finding the MRONJ pathophysiology from basic, preclinical and clinical studies - Are we there yet?”
    Reuben Kim, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, Division of Oral Biology & Medicine, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 11:30 am: “Host Genetic Influences on the Gingival Microbiome”
    Renate Lux, PhD, Associate Professor, Section of Periodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 11:45 am: “Management of Obstructive Sleep Apnea-Current Thinking”
    Kasey Li, DDS, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Stanford University School of Medicine

Lunch (Box Lunches)

  • 1:30 pm: “Salivary Diagnostics and Liquid Biopsy”
    David Wong DMD, DMSc, Professor, Section of Oral Biology,Associate Dean of Research & Felix & Mildred Yip Professor Endowed Chair in Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 1:45 pm: “Molecular regulation of oral cancer stem cells”
    Ki-Hyuk Shin, PhD, Associate Adjunct Professor, Division of Oral Biology and Medicine, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 2 pm: “NELL-1, a craniosynotosis related gene, in multi-organ functions”
    Kang Ting, DMD, DMSc, Professor and Chair, Division of Growth & Development, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 2:15 pm: “My Special Experience in Dr. Park’s Lab at UCLA”
    Noh Hyun Park, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dean of Research Affairs, Seoul National University School of Medicine

  • 2:30 pm: “Targeting Inflammation for Stem Cell-mediated Bone Regeneration”
    Cun-Yu Wang, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Division of Oral Biology & Medicine, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Dr. No-Hee Park Endowed Chair in Dentistry, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 2:45 pm: “Analysis and manipulation of oral microbiome”
    Wenyuan Shi, PhD, Professor and Chair, Section of Oral Biology, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 3 pm: “The Intersection of Nanotechnology and Personalized Medicine”
    Dean Ho, PhD, Professor, Division of Oral Biology, Co-Director of the Weintraub Center for Reconstructive Biotechnology, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 3:15 pm: “Redefining implant and maxillofacial prosthodontics”
    Ben Wu, DDS, PhD, Professor and Chair, Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, UCLA School of Dentistry

  • 3:30 pm: Closing Remarks
    No-Hee Park, DMD, PhD, Dean and Distinguished Professor

  • 4 pm: Research Poster Presentations

  • 5:30 pm: Poster Competition Awards Ceremony (13-041 CHS)

  • 6 pm: Dinner Served (Break area behind CafeMed)