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School of Dentistry researchers make presentations at IADR / AADR 2011

LLU School of Dentistry students, faculty, and alumni presented Fourteen research posters at the 89th General Session & Exhibition of the International Association for Dental Research, at the San Diego Convention Center that was held March 15 through March 19 in conjunction with the 40th Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research.

LLUSD research posters that were displayed at the San Diego Convention Center are listed below along with pictures of some of the LLUSD research cohort that participated in the convention.

Effect of Curing Conditions on Cytotoxicity of a RMGI Material
R. DU, W. ZHANG, R.M. APRECIO, O.A. MOHEMOD, E.K. TSENG, L.T. ZHANG, J. MA, and Y. LI, School & Hospital of Stomatology, Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, China, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, Hillsborough High School, Hillsborough, NJ

From left: James Dunn, SD’69; Sam Sadanala, graphic designer, Educational Support Services; Joe Arnett, manager, Educational Support Services; Sebastiano Andreana, DDS

Dosage effects of 25-hydroxyvitamin D3 in human oral keratinocytes
Q. WANG, W. ZHANG, W. WU, R.M. APRECIO, S. ZHAO, Y. LIN, and Y. LI, State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, First Affiliated Hospital of WenZhou Medical College, WenZhou, China

Anti-bacteria effects of 25-dihydroxyvitamin D3 in 24-hydroxylase knocked-down oral keratinocytes
Q. WANG, R.M. APRECIO, W. WU, W. ZHANG, Y. LIN, S. ZHAO, and Y. LI, State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, First Affiliated Hospital of WenZhou Medical College, WenZhou, China

From left: Christa Vandervoort, dental assistant; Holli Riter, SD’98, assistant professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry; Michele Arambula, technician assistant

Up-regulation of Cathelicidin by knocking down 24-hydroxylase in oral keratinocytes
Q. WANG, W. WU, W. ZHANG, R.M. APRECIO, Y. LIN, K. BRAY, and Y. LI, State Key Laboratory of Oral Diseases, Sichuan University, Chengdu, China, First Affiliated Hospital of WenZhou Medical College, WenZhou, China, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Infection Control/Safety Compliance by Faculty, Staff and Students
A.C. WILSON, P.L. RICHARDSON, S.G. MORROW, and W.P. NAYLOR, Infection Control/Safety, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, Restorative Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, Patient Care Services and Quality Assurance, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

From left: Ray Aprecio, Sr., BS, OD, research associate; Wu Zhang, MD, professor, director, Research Service Core; Omaima Mohamed, lab assistant; Qi Wang, visiting scholar; Kirk Bray, lab volunteer; Kyle Poulsen, lab helper

Hibiscus Sabdariffa Induces Cell Death in Oral Squamous Carcinoma Cells
N. JOHNSON, Oral Diagnosis Radiology and Pathology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, L. MCCLEAN, Center for Dental Research, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, and L.P. EDWARDS, Dental Educational Services/Physiology/Pharmacology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

In vitro Study of Varying Reservoir Depths Efficacy in Toothwhitening
S. LEE, K. BRAY, K. POULSEN, and W. WU, Center for Dental Research, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, Stomatology, The First Affiliated Hospital of Wenzhou Medical College, Wenzhou, China

LLUSD poster presenters enjoy a luncheon

Efficacy of Various Reservoir Depths on Toothwhitening in Primary Teeth
S.S. LEE, K. POULSEN, K. BRAY, and C. VANDERVOORT, Center for Dental Research, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 

Fluoride Level in Commonly Consumed Infant Juices
S. OMAR, J.-W. CHEN, B. NELSON, W. OKUMURA, and W. ZHANG, Pediatric Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA
 
From left: Kyle Poulsen, lab helper; Omaima Mohamed, lab assistant; Wu Zhang, MD, professor, director, Research Service Core; Alisa Wilson, manager, Infection Control/Safety

Clinical Evaluation of N’DURANCE, a High-Conversion / Low-Shrinkage Nanohybrid Dental Composite.
H.C. RITER, Restorative dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, and M. ARAMBULA, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Moxonidine an Antihypertensive Agent Sensitizes Cancer Cells to Apoptosis
L.P. EDWARDS, Dental Educational Services/Physiology/Pharmacology, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, and L. MCLEAN, Center for Dental Research, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Whitening Effectiveness Comparison of Four Different Bleaching Tray Designs
M. MEHARRY, Dept. of Restorative Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, S.S. LEE, Center for Dental Research, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA, and J.-W. CHEN, Pedodontics, Loma Linda University, Corona, CA 

Antimicrobial Effects of Aloe Vera Compared to Conventional Dental Antimicrobials
R. VARLAKOVA, S. SAMPAYAN, R. APRECIO, U. OYOYO, and A. MOBILIA, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA

Histological Evaluation of PDGF for Bone Graft Coverage in Pigs
M. LU, M. CICCIÙ, and A. HERFORD, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA 

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