Dental Scientists to Present Stem-Cell Briefing on Capitol Hill
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The American Association for Dental Research, the American Dental Association and the American Dental Education Association will host a briefing on Capitol Hill, providing some of the latest information on stem cell research by dental scientists.



Newswise - The American Association for Dental Research (AADR), the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Dental Education Association (ADEA) will host a briefing on Capitol Hill, providing some of the latest information on stem cell research by dental scientists.

What: Dental researchers will present some of the latest information in stem cell research that addresses oral and systemic problems.

When: Thursday, February 17, 2005, from 11:45 AM - 1 PM (lunch provided)

Where: Cannon House Office Building, Room 121

Briefings:

Dr. Lawrence Tabak, Director, National Institute of Dental & Craniofacial Research (NIDCR), National Institutes of Health (NIH), will present an overview of ongoing stem cell research.

"Stem Cells from Hard Tissues in Dental and Craniofacial Tissue Engineering," - Pamela Robey, PhD, Chief, Craniofacial Skeletal Diseases Branch, NIDCR, NIH

"Tooth Repair and Replacement using Stem Cells" - Mary MacDougall, PhD, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

"Mesenchymal Stem Cells for Craniofacial Regeneration" -
Paul H. Krebsbach, DDS, PhD, Associate Professor, Dept. of Oral Medicine, Pathology and Oncology, School of Dentistry, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor


About the AADR
The AADR is a non-profit association with over 5,000 members and 100 institutional members within the US, dedicated to advancing research to improve oral health and to facilitating the communication and application of research findings. http://www.dentalresearch.org

About the ADA
The not-for-profit ADA is the nation's largest dental association, representing more than 152,000 members. The premier source of oral health information, the ADA has advocated for the public's health and promoted the art and science of dentistry since 1859. The ADA's state-of-the-art research facilities develop and test dental products and materials that have advanced the practice of dentistry and made the patient experience more positive. The ADA Seal of Acceptance long has been a valuable and respected guide to consumer and professional products. For more information about the ADA, visit the Association's Web site at http://www.ada.org.

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