Academic Divisions

2007 Finalists

Left to right, back row: Isabel Gay, Daniel Engler-Hamm, Jill Rogers, Jeffrey Burke, Danny Wong, Ryan Clagett, Cathy Hsu. Front row: Robert Durant, Giuseppe Intini, Dr. Anthony Volpe, Jeffrey Wessel, Christopher van Kesteren, Jing Zhou.


Jill E. Rogers, University of Michigan

Runners up

Jeffrey Burke, University of Illinois-Chicago
Jeffrey Wessel, The Ohio State University



Abstract Title



Isabel C. Gay

PDL and PDL stem cell response to titanium implants.

Michael S. Reddy

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Danny Wong

Measuring the validity of a periodontal health self report.

Bjorn Steffensen and David Cappelli

Wilford Hall Medical Center

Jing Zhou

Nicotine increases the collagen degrading ability of human gingival fibroblasts.

Jack Windsor

Indiana University

Jill E. Rogers

p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase inhibitors block periodontal bone loss.

Keith  Kirkwood

University of Michigan

Ryan Clagett

Ridge augmentation comparing a cancellous block allograft to a moldable allograft paste.

Henry Greenwell 

University of Louisville

Cathy Hsu

Regulation of NF-κB signaling in gingiva by various oral bacteria.

Wasun Oh Chung

University of Washington

Daniel Engler-Hamm

Prospective evaluation of hard- and soft- tissue remodeling after ridge preservation using
a resorbable membrane with and without primary wound closure.

Terrence Griffin 

Tufts University

Robert Durand

Periodontal disease, dental caries and risk of preterm birth.

Bryan Michalowicz

University of Minnesota

Jeffrey Wessel

Revascularization of gingival grafts: a laser Doppler flowmetry study.

Dimitris Tatakis

The Ohio State University

Giuseppe Intini

A combination of calcium sulfate and platelet-rich plasma for novel approaches in bone regeneration.

Sebastian Ciancio

University at Buffalo

Christopher J. van Kesteren

Soft tissue healing around implants immediately-placed after extraction versus delayed implant place.

Thomas Oates

University of Texas at San Antonio

Jeffrey J. Burke

Age and gender effects on gene expression of angiogenic factors in human oral wound healing.

Phillip Marucha

University of Illinois at Chicago