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Panelists to take on genetic testing in oral medicine

October 01, 2014

By Jean Williams

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Dr. Michael Glick
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Dr. Daniel M. Meyer
San Antonio —- A panel of experts culled from academia, research and industry will examine the current science and clinical applications for genetic testing in oral medicine 8-9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11 in Room 214B in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.
The free discussion (tickets required), CE course 7365, will be part of Introduce Scientific Advances Into Your Clinical Practice forum and features five experts:
  • Dr. Scott Diehl, Ph.D., professor in oral bi- ology and health informatics at Rutgers University.
  • Dr. Jack Gunsolley, director, Clinical Research Unit, Virginia Commonwealth University School of Dentistry.
  • Dr. Thomas Hart, Ph.D., who is co-chair of the ADA Council on Scientific Affairs; director of Craniofacial Population Sciences Research; and a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago in the Department of Periodontics.
  • Dr. Ken Kornman, Ph.D., who founded Interleukin Genetics Inc.
  • Dr. Peter Polverini, professor of oral and maxillofacial pathology in the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, Division of Oral Pathology/Medicine/Radiology at the University of Michigan School of Dentistry.
Dr. Michael Glick, JADA editor and dean of the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, and Dr. Daniel M. Meyer, senior vice president, ADA Division of Science, will moderate the discussion, which will be followed by an interactive discussion with the audience.
The course is open to dentists, educators, researchers, industry representatives, dental hygienists and dental assistants, who earn 1.5 hours of CE credits for attending.