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Biomedical Sciences

IADRPresentations

Biomedical sciences faculty and researchers attended the annual IADR/AADR meeting April 1-4 in Miami. Dr. Rena D’Souza served as the chair of the symposium on bionanotechnology-enabled platforms for the engineering of craniofacial tissues. The following oral and poster presentations also were given:

Oral presentations

  • Dinh L, Lee J, Stateson J, Xiang L, Reuben J. Effects of bisphosphonates on SOCS3.
  • Kang Y, Kapadia H, Xie Y, Zhou X, de Crombrugge B, D'Souza RN, Feng JQ. Osterix is critical for odontogenesis and condyle formation.
  • Stateson J, Dinh L, Lee J, Xiang L, Reuben J. Bisphosphonates modulate complement receptors on macrophages.
  • Lee J, Dinh L, Stateson J, Xiang L, Reuben J. Bisphosphonates upregulate HMGB1 and RAGE.
  • Yu W, Serrano M, Miller M, Svoboda KKH. E47 protein binds to Snail promoter during palatogenesis.
  • Carrell T, Liu S, Opperman LA, Buschang PH. Does bone around 3mm miniscrew implants adapt to varying forces?
  • Liu S, Opperman LA, Buschang PH. The effects of rhBMP-2 on midsagittal sutural expansion.
  • Zapata U, Dechow PC, Opperman LA. Biomechanical evaluation of a mandibular transport distraction osteogenesis device.
  • Feng JQ. Novel endocrine roles of DMP1 in phosphate homeostasis.
  • Opperman LA. Technology transfer and student and faculty inventors.
  • Maciejewska I, Cavender A, D'Souza RN. Isolation and characterization of pericytes from dental pulp.
  • Ma D, Zhang R, Xie Y, Feng JQ. Periostin is required for postnatal amelogenesis and condyle formation.
  • Hu JC, Hu YY, Lertlam R, Wright RT, Feng JQ, Simmer JP. Pathological basis for enamel malformation in enamelin-null mice.
  • Xie Y, Lu  X, Rios HF, Jiang B, Luo G, Feng JQ. A novel mutation in osteoclasts resulted in osteopetrosis and odontoma.
  • Komabayashi T, D'Souza RN, Dechow PC, Safavi K, Spangberg LS. Particle size and shape of calcium hydroxide in endodontics.
  • Taylor RW, Biggs K, Reuben JS. Type IX collagen protein in human periodontal ligament.
  • White SP, Mues G, Chalothorn LA, Beeman CS, D'Souza RN. Association of ovarian disease with tooth agenesis: A study update.
  • Best L, Griggs R, Kapadia H, Mues G, Hartung A, Whelan G, D'Souza RN, Srivastava A. A new EDA mutation causing selective tooth agenesis.
  • Miller M, Yu W, Serrano M, Svoboda KKH. TGFβ3 stimulates Snail and Runx2 expression during palatal development.
  • Yasue A, Cavender AC, Galler K, Mues G, D'Souza RN. Mechanism of incisor overeruption in Twist-1 null heterozygous mice.
  • Maciejewska I, Lu Y, Li Y, Cavender A, D'Souza RN. Functional studies on Runx2 and Twist1 roles in tooth morphogenesis.
  • Mues G, Tardivel A, Willen L, Kapadia1 H, Schneider PS, D'Souza RN. Functional analysis of ectodysplasin A in selective tooth agenesis.
  • Venugopalan SR, Florez S, Cao H, Wang J, D'Souza RN, Amendt BA. Dlx-2 regulation of FoxJ1 expression during tooth morphogenesis.
  • Puttaiah R, Lin SM, Svoboda KKH. Ozonated water for dental unit water system contamination control.
  • Ye L, Lu Y, Xie Y, Qin C, Feng JQ. 57k-Da fragment is key functional domain of DMP1 in odontogenesis.
  • Lu K, Huang H, Xie Y, Chertoff M, Feng JQ. DMP1-null mice display moderate defects in hearing and balance.
  • Fike J, Cozad JB, Fernandez CR, Spears R, Nelson CJ, Opperman LA. Phosphate treatment increases osteoblast proliferation on SLA-titanium.
  • Sun Y, Lu Y, Prasad M, Wang X, Butler WT, Qin C. Detection of full-length dentin sialophosphoprotein in rat dentin-pulp complex.

Poster presentations
  • Thompson AT, La C, Benson MD. Eph signaling in MC3T3-E1 cells.
  • Lee J, Brownlee M, Opperman LA, Svoboda KKS, Spears R, Budinskaya O. Vacuum-induced VEGF expression in a dog gingival model.
  • Lee J, Serrano M, So S, Hinton R. Notch pathway gene expression in perichondrium of perinatal condylar cartilage.
  • Brown MD, Zhang Y, Ruest LB. Regulation of the EDNRA gene expression in neural crest cells.
  • Biggs K, Reuben J, Taylor RW. Immunolocalization of type X collagen in the turkey gastrocnemius tendon.
  • Puri J, Bellinger LL, Kramer PR. 17β-estradiol (E2) modulates cytokines expression in inflamed temporomandibular joint (TMJ).
  • Simmons J, Bellinger LL, Bereiter D, Kramer PR. Forced water stress-induced heightened inflammatory nociception in the TMJ.
  • Mehta N, Priour P, Spears R. Sympathectomy produces alterations in levels of proinflammatory mediators.
  • Bellinger LL, Kramer PR. Method for measurement of osteoarthritic pain development in the TMJ.
  • Bozanich J, Byron CD, Chalk J, Grosse IR, Lucas PW, Richmond BG, Ross CF, Slice DE, Smith AL, Spencer MA, Strait D, Wang Q, Weber GW, Wright BW, Dechow PC. Density and material orientation in ape mandibular cortical bone.
  • Morgan BP, Byron CD, Chalk J, Grosse IR, Lucas PW, Richmond BG, Ross CF, Slice DE, Smith AL, Spencer MA, Strait D, Wang Q, Weber GW, Wright BW, Dechow PC. Elastic properties of cortical bone in the ape midface.
  • Galler K, Schweikl H, Hiller KA, Cavender AC, Bolay C, D'Souza RN, Schmalz G. TEGDMA reduces mineralization in dental pulp cells.
  • Wang Y, Groppe JC, Wu J, Mues G, D'Souza RN, Kapadia H. Pathogenic mechanisms of tooth agenesis linked to PAX9 DNA-binding domain.
  • Priour P, Olson KE, Spears R. Effects of neuropeptide Y on periapical lesion progression in mice.
  • Serrano M, Yu W, Miller M, Svoboda KKH. Nicotine decreased migration and altered lamellipodia morphology in COS-7 cells.
  • Mayer LD, Zhang Y, Ruest LB. Study of the masseter muscle in EndothelinA receptor mutant mice.
  • Chang JYF, Lin Y, Cheng YSL, Qin C, D'Souza RN, Wang F. FGFR2 is essential for the development of mouse maxillary incisors.

NIDCR poster session
  • Yamoah A:  Studies of the roles of DMP1 fragments in biomineralization.
  • Serrano M:  Nicotine decreased migration and altered lamellipodia morphology in COS-7 cells.
  • Chang JYF:  FGFR2 is essential for the development of mouse maxillary incisors.