A selection of conference proceedings, presentations, lectures, posters and symposia from faculty members of the Arthur A. Dugoni School of Dentistry at University of the Pacific.

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Submissions from 2015

Periodontal Therapy on Leukocytes Count and TGF-β Levels, Anne Carolina E. Leite, Ana Carolina Morandini, Erivan Schnaider Ramos-Junior, Valéria M. A. Carneiro, and Maria do Carmo Machado Guimaraes

The histone deasetylase HDAC1 expression in human periodontitis – preliminary results, Ana Carolina Morandini, E. J. Franco, Erivan Schnaider Ramos-Junior, A. A. Pedra, F. B. Andrade, and Carlos Ferreira Santos

Humanism – a culture of support and excellence at the Dugoni School, Nader A. Nadershahi

New Standard Setting for the National Board Dental Examination Parts I and II, Nader A. Nadershahi

Financing the Future of Dental Education – Chair of the ADEA Board of Directors Symposium, Nader A. Nadershahi, Michael Alfano, and C. Feldman

Alternate Testing Modes for Dental Students, Nader A. Nadershahi, A. Spielman, R. Glickman, and R. Trombley

Role of P2X7 receptor during Porphyromonas gingivalis infection, G. C. Rocha, C. L. C. Almeida-da-Silva, Erivan Schnaider Ramos-Junior, Ana Carolina Morandini, Julio Scharfstein, Özlem Yilmaz, David M. Ojcius, and Robson Coutinho-Silva

Invited Speaker, Nan (Tori) Xiao

Neurotrophic factor GDNF promotes survival of salivary gland stem cells, Nan (Tori) Xiao, Yuan Lin, and Hongbin Cao

Neurotrophic factor GDNF promotes survival of salivary gland stem cells, Nan (Tori) Xiao, Yuan Lin, and Hongbin Cao

Neurotrophic factor promotes stem cell involved salivary gland regeneration post radiotherapy., Nan (Tori) Xiao, Yuan Lin, Hongbin Cao, David Sirjani, Amato J. Giaccia, Albert C. Koong, Christina S. Kong, Maximilian Diehn, and Quynh-Thu Le

Diagnosis and Management of TMD, Andrew L. Young

Doctor, Why Does It Hurt? Orofacial Pain, Sources, and Treatment, Andrew L. Young

Outsmarting Temporomandibular Disorders: Tricks and Principles for Diagnosing TMD and Simple Regimens for Treatment, Andrew L. Young

TMD for the Dental Hygienist, Andrew L. Young

TMD for the General Practitioner, Andrew L. Young

Understanding Neuropathic Pain & Headaches: How They Affect Dentistry and TMD, Andrew L. Young

A practical comparison of exosome isolation kits for primary endothelial and monocytic THP-1 cell samples with low working volumes, Benjamin David Zeitlin, Osamu Iwamoto, Wei Ye Yu, and Takahiro Chino

Submissions from 2014

Broadly neutralizing anti-HIV antibodies do not Inhibit HIV-mediated cell-cell fusion, Deborah Chau, Michael Yee, Krystyna Konopka, and Nejat Düzgüneş

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Gene delivery to cancer cells with Metafectene and its Derivatives: Nanoparticle tracking analysis of lipoplexes, Senait Gebremedhin, Stephen Koons, William Bernt, and Nejat Düzgüneş

Sexual dimorphism in aortic endothelial function of Zucker diabetic fatty rats: Possible involvement of superoxide production, Xiaoyuan Han, Sonali Shaligram, Leigh Anderson, and Roshanak Rahimian

SEXUAL DIMORPHISM IN AORTIC ENDOTHELIALFUNCTION OF STZ-INDUCED DIABETIC AND ZDF RATS:POSSIBLE OF INVOLVEMENT OF ALTERED NITRIC OXIDEPRODUCTION, Xiaoyuan Han, Sonali Shaligram, Rui Zhang, A. Hauque, Leigh Anderson, and Roshanak Rahimian

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Sex Differences in the Development of Abnormal Endothelium-Dependent Vasodilation in Aorta from Type 2 Diabetic Rats: Possible Role of Nitric Oxide, Xiaoyuan Han, Rui Zhang, Sarah Chiu, Leigh Anderson, and Roshanak Rahimian

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Liposomal Zn- and Al-phthalocyanine enhance photodynamic therapy of oral cancer, Hayoung Kim, Michael Yee, Paulina Skupin-Mrugalska, and Nejat Düzgüneş

Teaching and Learning OSCE, Nader A. Nadershahi

The Chair of The Board Symposium—Urban Legend or Brain Fact: The Truth About Learning, Nader A. Nadershahi

The Science of Teaching and Learning Applied to Faculty Development, Nader A. Nadershahi

Active Methodologies in Teaching: demonstrating dental biofilm control, J. F. Nunes, Anne Carolina E. Leite, E. J. Franco, Ana Carolina Morandini, and R. L. R. Passos

The influence of periodontal therapy in metabolic control of Type II diabetic patients, B. Oliveira-Goulard, E. J. Franco, Anne Carolina E. Leite, P. P. Costa, and Ana Carolina Morandini

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Photodynamic therapy of pharyngeal cancer with liposomal aluminum phthalocyanine chloride, M. S. Park, Michael Yee, Nasser Said-Al-Naief, Ekaterina Dadachova, and Nejat Düzgüneş

Active Methodologies in Teaching: Experiences from the Catholic University of Brasilia, G. R. Reis, L. F. Bezerra, Ana Carolina Morandini, E. J. Franco, D. R. G. Carvalho, and Anne Carolina E. Leite

Systemic use of antibiotics as adjuvants for chronic periodontitis: a literature review, L. S. F. Roberto, Anne Carolina E. Leite, E. J. Franco, P. P. Costa, and Ana Carolina Morandini

Relationship between periodontal disease and preterm low birthweight: a literature review, J. S. Santana, Anne Carolina E. Leite, E. J. Franco, P. P. Costa, and Ana Carolina Morandini

Dental Crown Lengthening Procedure: a clinical report, J. T. S. Schumacher, E. J. Franco, Anne Carolina E. Leite, and Ana Carolina Morandini

Technological tools in the teaching-learning process of Periodontolgy, A. C. Souza, E. J. Franco, Ana Carolina Morandini, L. F. Bezerra, D. R. G. Carvalho, and Anne Carolina E. Leite

Briefer on TMD and Orofacial Pain, Andrew L. Young

Diagnosis and Management of Orofacial Pain, Andrew L. Young

History-Taking for Orofacial Pain, Andrew L. Young

Outsmarting Temporomandibular Disorders: Tricks and Principles for Diagnosing TMD and Simple Regimens for Treatment, Andrew L. Young

TMD and Orofacial Pain in a Nutshell, Andrew L. Young

TMD and Orofacial Pain – Short and Sweet, Andrew L. Young

TMD for Orthodontists, Andrew L. Young

Submissions from 2013

A defect in granulopoiesis in perforin-deficient mice, Cássio Luiz Coutinho Almeida-da-Silva, Pedro Xavier-Elsas, Daniela Masid-De-Brito, Túlio Queto, T. S.S. Vieira, and Maria Ignez Capella Gaspar-Elsas

Photodynamic therapy of Candida biofilms, A. Davies, Michael Yee, Senait Gebremedhin, Nejat Düzgüneş, and Krystyna Konopka

GENDER DIFFERENCES IN AORTIC ENDOTHELIAL FUNCTION OF STREPTOZOTOCIN–INDUCED DIABETIC RATS: POSSIBLE INVOLVEMENT OF PROTEIN KINASE C BETA AND NITIC OXIDE PRODUCTION, Xiaoyuan Han, Leigh Anderson, and Roshanak Rahimian

Academic Career Planning, Nader A. Nadershahi

Collaborative Decision Making, Nader A. Nadershahi

Generational Influences on Academic Dentistry, Nader A. Nadershahi

Learning and Cognition, Nader A. Nadershahi

Managing Educational Programs, Nader A. Nadershahi

Overview of Qualitative Research Practices, Nader A. Nadershahi

Scanning the Landscape of Health Care, Oral Health Care, and Dental Education, Nader A. Nadershahi

Teaching and Learning OSCE, Nader A. Nadershahi

Cross-talk between fibroblasts and Dendritic cells upregulates IL-23 production during Porphyromonas gingivalis infection in gingipain-dependent manner, C. Nascimento, Erivan Schnaider Ramos-Junior, Ana Carolina Morandini, J. Wergles, K. Nguyen, J. Potempa, and Julio Scharfstein

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Porphyrazines containing styryldiazepine rings and their liposomal formulations: preparation, photochemical properties and photodynamic activity against oral cancer cell lines, Jaroslaw Piskorz, Krystyna Konopka, Nejat Düzgüneş, Tomasz Goslinski, and Jadwiga Mielcarek

Synthesis and development of the novel phthalocyanine derivatives possessing 2-(morpholin-4-yl)ethyloxy groups of potential applications in photodynamic therapy, Paulina Skupin-Mrugalska, Lukasz Sobotta, Wojciech Szczolko, Krystyna Konopka, Ewa Tykarska, M. Wierzchowski, Jolanta Dlugaszewska, Małgorzata Kucinska, Marek Murias, Nejat Düzgüneş, Tomasz Goslinski, and Jadwiga Mielcarek

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Synthesis and biological activity of novel phthalocyanines with dietheroxy and nitroimidazolylethoxy moieties, M. Wierzchowski, Sebastian Lijewski, Lukasz Sobotta, Krystyna Konopka, M. Yee, Nejat Düzgüneş, Ewa Tykarska, Jadwiga Mielcarek, and Tomasz Goslinski

Characterizing a new population of adult mouse submandibular gland stem cells, Nan (Tori) Xiao

Presentation, Nan (Tori) Xiao

Non-narcotic Pain Management, Andrew L. Young

Occlusal Appliances: When, How, and the Evidence, Andrew L. Young

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Botulinum Toxin Confers Radioprotection In Murine Salivary Glands, Y. Zeidan, Nan (Tori) Xiao, Hongbin Cao, C. Kong, Quynh-Thu Le, and D. Sirjani

Submissions from 2012

A Defect In Granulopoiesis In Perforin Deficient Mice, Cássio Luiz Coutinho Almeida-da-Silva, Pedro Xavier-Elsas, Daniela Masid-De-Brito, Túlio Queto, T. S.S. Vieira, and Maria Ignez Capella Gaspar-Elsas

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Miconazole activity against Candida biofilms on acrylic discs, Barbara Dorocka-Bobkowska, Senait Gebremedhin, Nejat Düzgüneş, and Krystyna Konopka

Suppression Of Murine Granulopoiesis By Oral Allergen Pretreatment Of Sensitized/ Challenged, Maria Ignez Capella Gaspar-Elsas, Túlio Queto, Daniela Masid-De-Brito, Ricardo Alves Luz, L. Pinto, L. Franca B De, M. Aranha, Cássio Luiz Coutinho Almeida-da-Silva, R. Ferreira, Rodrigo Soares Lopes, P. Cauduro, Bruno Marques Vieira, and Pedro Xavier-Elsas

HIV-specific promoters to eliminate HIV-infected cells by gene therapy, Senait Gebremedhin, A. Au, Krystyna Konopka, M. Milnes, and Nejat Düzgüneş

Candida biofilms on denture acrylic discs: effects of fluconazole and miconazole, Senait Gebremedhin, Krystyna Konopka, Barbara Dorocka-Bobkowska, and Nejat Düzgüneş

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Mixed and Purified SCAPs: Similar Growth, Phenotypic and Differentiation Characteristics, Julian G. Leprince, Benjamin David Zeitlin, Miroslav Tolar, Anibal Diogenes, and Ove A. Peters

Role of Endogenous glucocorticoids In The Regulation Of Eosinopoiesis In A Murine Model For Allergic Asthma, Daniela Masid-De-Brito, Pedro Xavier-Elsas, Ricardo Alves Luz, Túlio Queto, Cássio Luiz Coutinho Almeida-da-Silva, Rodrigo Soares Lopes, Bruno Marques Vieira, E. P. Dias, P. M.R. Silva, and Maria Ignez Capella Gaspar-Elsas

Interleukin (IL)-6, IL-8 and CXCL12 mRNA expression in human gingival and periodontal ligament fibroblasts is regulated by both MyD88 and TRAM, Ana Carolina Morandini, P. P. C. Souza, Erivan Schnaider Ramos-Junior, Carla Renata Sipert, Carlos Alberto Souza Costa, and Carlos Ferreira Santos

Academic Planning Retreat, Nader A. Nadershahi

Accountability in Dental Postgraduate Education, Nader A. Nadershahi

Beyond our Current Educational Model, Nader A. Nadershahi

Designing a Residency as an Educational Experience, Nader A. Nadershahi

Educational Research and Publication, Nader A. Nadershahi

Managing Educational Programs, Nader A. Nadershahi

Overview of Pacific Dugoni, Nader A. Nadershahi

Overview of Qualitative Research Practices, Nader A. Nadershahi

Scanning the Landscape of Health Care, Oral Health Care, and Dental Education, Nader A. Nadershahi

Mouse fibroblasts guide IL-23 induction by Porphyromonas gingivalis-stimulated Dendritic Cells in gingipain-dependent manner, Erivan Schnaider Ramos-Junior, C. Nascimento, Ana Carolina Morandini, J. Wergles, K. Nguyen, J. Potempa, and Julio Scharfstein

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Cytokine induction by Porphyromonas gingivalis depends on epithelial cell type, Pushpinder Sethi, Michael Yee, Nejat Düzgüneş, and Krystyna Konopka

Characterizing a new population of adult mouse submandibular gland stem cells, Nan (Tori) Xiao, Yuan Lin, Maximillian Diehn, and Quynh-Thu Le

Cytotoxicity of liposomal C6-ceramide in oral squamous cell carcinoma cells, Michael Yee, S. Sutter, Nasser Said-Al-Naief, P. Plowman, and Nejat Düzgüneş

Introduction to Diagnosing Temporomandibular Disorders in Sleep Apnea Patients, Andrew L. Young

Triple-O: Oral Medicine, Oral Radiology, and Orofacial Pain, Andrew L. Young

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3D model of angiogenesis as a platform for analysis of endothelial cell derived microvesicles, Benjamin David Zeitlin and Jacques E. Nör

Submissions from 2011

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Evaluation of the use of an injectable matrix for tissue engineering of dental pulp, Bruno Das Neves Cavalcanti, Benjamin David Zeitlin, and Jacques E. Nör

C-reactive protein in type 2 diabetes and denture stomatitis, Barbara Dorocka-Bobkowska, D. Zozulinska-Ziolkiewicz, B. Wierusz-Wysocka, Nejat Düzgüneş, and Krystyna Konopka

Cationic polymer-mediated gene delivery to oral cancer cells, Senait Gebremedhin, F. Martinez, Krystyna Konopka, and Nejat Düzgüneş

Presentation, Xiaoyuan Han, Leigh Anderson, and Roshanak Rahimian

The Effects of Streptozotocin-induced Diabetes and Gender on the Rat Aortic Endothelial Function, Xiaoyuan Han, Leigh Anderson, and Roshanak Rahimian

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Porphyromonas gingivalis stimulates interleukin-8 secretion in human oral epithelial cells, Shawn Kim, Michael Yee, T. Alpagot, Nejat Düzgüneş, and Krystyna Konopka

HIV-specific transgene expression via progressively truncated Tat-Responsive LTR promoters, J. King, Senait Gebremedhin, Krystyna Konopka, M. Milnes, and Nejat Düzgüneş

Role of Endogenous Glucocorticoids In the Regulation of Eosinopoiesis In A Murine Model For Allergic Asthma, Daniela Masid-De-Brito, Pedro Xavier-Elsas, Ricardo Alves Luz, Cássio Luiz Coutinho Almeida-da-Silva, Túlio Queto, and Maria Ignez Capella Gaspar-Elsas

Role Of Endogenous Glucocorticoids In The Regulation Of Eosinopoiesis In A Murine Model For Allergic Asthma, Daniela Masid-De-Brito, Pedro Xavier-Elsas, Ricardo Alves Luz, Túlio Queto, Cássio Luiz Coutinho Almeida-da-Silva, Rodrigo Soares Lopes, Bruno Marques Vieira, and Maria Ignez Capella Gaspar-Elsas

Clinical Teaching Best Practices, Nader A. Nadershahi

Collaboration to Reduce Oral Cancer and Dental Caries on a Global Scale, the role of the International Federation of Dental Educators and Associations, Nader A. Nadershahi

Curricular Reform in an Established School of Dentistry, Nader A. Nadershahi

Evaluation of Residency Progress Toward Competency, Nader A. Nadershahi

Pacific Dental Helix Curriculum Innovation Awards Presentation, Nader A. Nadershahi