PRELIMINARY PROGRAMME

13-16 September 2021

Research Design and Methodology

Monday, 13.09.2021

08.00 – 08.30 Registration 
08.30 – 09.00 Welcome and course introduction of Osteology and participants
Reinhard Gruber, Niklaus P. Lang
09.00 – 10.00 The way to forming a clinically relevant research question
Niklaus P. Lang
10.00 – 10.30 COFFEE BREAK
10.30 – 11.15 Legal aspects, ethics, animal welfare in pre-clinical research: how to find the best way
Philippe Bugnon
11.15 – 12.15 Pre-clinical research designs for research on peri-implantitis
Frank Schwarz
12.15 – 13.30        LUNCH BREAK
13.30 – 14.30       Clinical research designs for periodontal regeneration
Anton Sculean
14.30 – 15.00 COFFEE BREAK
15.00 – 16.30 WORKSHOP: Strategies to obtain research funding and essential writing skills
Reinhard Gruber, Benjamin Müller
16.30 – 16.45 End of course day (wrap-up & Q&A)
18.30 – 20.30 TEAM EVENING

Tuesday, 14.09.2021

08.30 – 09.15 Histology, histomorphometry and immunohistochemistry
Dieter Bosshardt
09.15 – 10.00 Biochemical and molecular biological analytical methods
Reinhard Gruber
10.00 – 10.30 COFFEE BREAK
10.30 – 11.15 Microbiological analytical methods   
Andrea Mombelli    
11.15 – 12.00 Radiological analysis in clinical research
Michael Bornstein
12.00 – 13.15         LUNCH BREAK    
13.15 – 14.00  Clinical and aesthetic measurements
Ronald E. Jung
14.00 – 14.30 COFFEE BREAK
14.30 – 17.00 WORKSHOP: Selection and application of analytical methods
Michael Bornstein, Dieter Bosshardt, Reinhard Gruber, Ronald E. Jung
17.00 – 17.15 End of course day (wrap-up & Q&A)

Wednesday, 15.09.2021

08.30 – 09.30       Digital planning and 3D-Printing for bone regeneration
Florian Thieringer 
09.30 – 10.30       Pre-clinical models and translational aspects for ridge augmentation
Andy Temmerman
10.30 – 11.00        COFFEE BREAK
11.00 – 11.45     Pre-clinical models for research on soft tissue regeneration
Daniel Thoma
11.45 – 12.30        Practical considerations for the management of clinical trials
Gisela Müller      
12.30 – 13.45 LUNCH BREAK
13.45 – 14.45 Clinical research designs for soft tissue regeneration
Daniel Thoma
14.45 – 15.15 COFFEE BREAK
15.15 – 17.45 WORKSHOP: Development of a pre-clinical/clinical research protocol
Cláudio Mendes Pannuti, Andy Temmerman, Daniel Thoma
17.45 – 18.00 End of course day (wrap-up & Q&A)
18.00 – 22.00        Team evening incl. career seminar "Considerations for a scientific career development"
Niklaus Lang 

Thursday, 16.09.2021

08.30 – 10.00 Science publishing and communication in the digital age
Andrew Moore
10.00 – 11.00 Clinical research designs for ridge preservation and augmentation
Hendrik Terheyden
11.00 – 11.30    COFFEE BREAK
11.30 – 12.30 Statistical principles for research projects in oral tissue regeneration
Cláudio Mendes Pannuti
12.30 – 13.45 LUNCH BREAK
13.45 – 15.15 WORKSHOP: Statistical principles for research projects in oral tissue regeneration
Cláudio Mendes Pannuti
15.15 – 16.15 WORKSHOP: Development  of a pre-clinical/clinical research protocol
Benjamin Müller, Cláudio Mendes Pannuti, Hendrik Terheyden
16.15 – 16.30 COFFEE BREAK
16.30 – 17.30 WORKSHOP: Communication of a pre-clinical/clinical research protocol
Benjamin Müller, Cláudio Mendes Pannuti, Hendrik Terheyden
17.30 – 17.45 Closing of the course