Core Module Hong Kong - Programme

3-6 July 2017
The University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Dentistry in collaboration with the Osteology Foundation

Monday, 3 July 2017

09.00 – 09.30      

Welcome and course introduction
Thomas Flemmig and Mariano Sanz

09.30 – 09.50 

Good research practice
Thomas Flemmig and Mariano Sanz

09.50 – 10.00 COFFEE BREAK
10.00 – 11.30  Bone and periodontal tissues - histology, histomorphometry and immunohistochemistry
Dieter Bosshardt
11.30 – 11.40

COFFEE BREAK

11.40 – 13.10   Biomaterials in hard and soft tissue histology
Dieter Bosshardt
13.10 – 14.25      LUNCH BREAK
14.25 – 15.40 Microbiological analytical methods
Rory Watt     
15.40 – 15.50     COFFEE BREAK       
15.50 – 17.05     Radiological analysis in clinical research
Michael Bornstein      
17.05  – 17.15   COFFEE BREAK
17.15  – 18.30

Clinical and esthetic measurements   
Maurizio Tonetti

18.30  – 19.00 TRANSFER
19.00  – 21.45 Team Evening Dinner

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

08.30 – 10.30

WORKSHOP: Selection and application of analytical methods
Dieter Bosshardt, Rory Watt, Michael Bornstein, Maurizio Tonetti      

10.30 – 10.40        COFFEE BREAK
10.40 – 11.55    Pre-clinical models for horizontal and vertical ridge augmentation
Michael Bornstein     
11.55 – 12.05  COFFEE BREAK
12.05 – 13.20   Pre-clinical models for soft tissue regeneration
Mariano Sanz    
13.20 – 14.45       LUNCH BREAK
14.45 – 15.45        Legal aspects, ethics, animal welfare in pre-clinical research: how to find the best way
Jennifer Go
15.45 – 16.00 COFFEE BREAK
16.00 – 19.00 WORKSHOP: Selection of a pre-clinical protocol based on a scientific question
Michael Bornstein, Mariano Sanz, Frank Schwarz

Wednesday, 5 July 2017

08.30 – 09.30       Pre-clinical models for research on osseointegration and periimplantitis
Frank Schwarz     
09.30 – 09.45 COFFEE BREAK
09.45 – 11.00    

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

11.00 – 12.15      Clinical research designs for ridge augmentation
Ki-Tae Koo    
12.15 – 13.30       LUNCH BREAK
13.30 – 14.45  Clinical research designs for osseointegration of implants and peri-implantitis
Frank Schwarz
14.45 – 15.00       COFFEE BREAK
15.00 – 16.15        Clinical research designs for tissue regeneration
Atsushi Saito
16.15 – 16.25 COFFEE BREAK
16.25 – 17.25 Patient-reported outcome measures
Colman McGrath
17.25 – 18.10 TRANSFER
18.10 – 19.10 Career Seminar
Niklaus P. Lang
19.10 – 22.10 Team Evening

Thursday, 6 July 2017

08.30 – 09.45       Publication strategy - Guidelines from the author and editor
Niklaus P. Lang          
09.45 – 09.55  COFFEE BREAK
09.55 – 11.10 Statistical principles for research projects in oral tissue regeneration
May Wong      
11.10 – 11.20  COFFEE BREAK
11.20 – 12.35 WORKSHOP: Statistical principles for research projects in oral tissue regeneration
May Wong
12.35 – 13.50 LUNCH BREAK
13.50 – 14.50 Strategy to obtain research funding
Edward Lo
14.50 – 15.05 COFFEE BREAK
15.05 – 16.05 WORKSHOP 1: Clinical research protocol development
Edward Lo, Niklaus P. Lang, May Wong, Frank Schwarz, Ki-Tae Koo, Atsushi Saito
16.05 – 16.20 COFFEE BREAK
16.20 – 17.50

WORKSHOP 2: Research communication
Edward Lo, Niklaus P. Lang, May Wong, Frank Schwarz, Ki-Tae Koo, Atsushi Saito

17.50 – 18.05 Closing
Thomas Flemmig