Preliminary Programme

3-6 June 2019
The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Dentistry in collaboration with the Osteology Foundation
 

The following programme is still preliminary and will soon be finalised.

Monday, 3 June 2019

09:00 – 09:30      

Welcome and course introduction
Thomas Flemmig and Mariano Sanz

09:30 – 10:00 

Good research practice
Thomas Flemmig and Mariano Sanz

10:00  – 10:15 COFFEE BREAK
10:15 – 11:30 Bone and periodontal tissues - histology, histomorphometry and immunohistochemistry
Saso Ivanovski
11:30 – 12.45   Biomaterials for periodontal regeneration
Saso Ivanovski
12:45 – 14:00      LUNCH BREAK
14:00 – 15:15 Microbiological analytical methods
Rory Watt     
15:15 – 15:30     COFFEE BREAK       
15:30 – 16:45     Radiological analysis in clinical research
Michael Bornstein      
16:45 – 18:00

Clinical and esthetic measurements   
Maurizio Tonetti

18:00  – 18:30 TRANSFER
18:30  – 21:30 Team Evening Dinner

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

08:30 – 10:30

WORKSHOP: Selection and application of analytical methods
Maurizio Tonetti, Michael Bornstein, Rory Watt, Saso Ivanovski   

10:30 – 10:45        COFFEE BREAK
10:45 – 11:45    Legal aspects, ethics, animal welfare in pre-clinical research: from application to experiments
Jennifer Go    

11:45 - 13:00

Pre-clinical models for horizontal and vertical ridge augmentation
Bo Chen

13:00 – 14:15  LUNCH BREAK
14:15 – 15:30  Pre-clinical models for soft tissue regeneration
Mariano Sanz    

15:30 – 16:45      

Clinical research on soft tissue regeneration
Mariano Sanz

16:45 – 17:00 COFFEE BREAK
17:00 – 18:15 WORKSHOP: Interrupted pre-clinical case study
Michael Bornstein, Mariano Sanz, Bo Chen
18:15 – 18:30 Wrap-up and Q&A
Michael Bornstein, Mariano Sanz, Bo Chen

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

08:30 – 09:45       Pre-clinical models for research on osseointegration and periimplantitis
Lisa Heitz-Mayfield    
09:45 – 10:45    

Essential considerations for clinical research and management of clinical trials
Niklaus P. Lang        

10:45 – 11:00 COFFEE BREAK
11:00 – 12:00 Patient-reported outcome measures
Colman McGrath
12:00 – 13:00       LUNCH BREAK
13.00 – 14:15  Clinical research designs for osseointegration of implants and peri-implantitis
Lisa Heitz-Mayfield
14:15 – 15:30      Clinical research designs for ridge preservation
Ki-Tae Koo
15:30 – 15:45 COFFEE BREAK
15:45 – 17:00        Clinical research evaluating growth factors in periodontal regeneration
Atsushi Saito
17:00 – 18:00 TRANSFER
18:00 – 19:00 Considerations for a scientific career development
Niklaus P. Lang
19:00 – 21:30 Team Evening

Thursday, 6 June 2019

08:30 – 09:30     Publication strategy - Guidelines from the author and editor
Niklaus P. Lang          
09:30 – 09:45 COFFEE BREAK
09:45 – 11:00 Statistical principles for research projects in oral tissue regeneration
Samantha Li     
11:00 – 12:15 WORKSHOP: Statistical principles for research projects in oral tissue regeneration
Samantha Li
12:15 – 13:30 LUNCH BREAK
13:30 – 14:30 WORKSHOP: Strategy to obtain research funding
Benjamin Müller
14:30 – 14:45 COFFEE BREAK
14.45 – 16:15 WORKSHOP 1: Clinical research protocol development
Atsushi Saito, Ki-Tae Koo, Niklaus P. Lang, Samantha Li
16:15 – 16:30 COFFEE BREAK
16:30 – 17:30

WORKSHOP 2: Research communication
Atsushi Saito, Ki-Tae Koo, Niklaus P. Lang, Samantha Li

17:30 – 17:45 Closing
Thomas Flemmig and Michael Bornstein