162 Periodontal Pathogenesis: Molecular Mechanisms

Saturday, March 24, 2012: 8 a.m.-9:30 a.m.
Session Type: Oral Session
1.5 CE hours

Learning Objectives:
To improve knowledge of the molecular mechanisms that are important in periodontal pathogenesis
Neutrophils respond to hypoxia through NADPH oxidase and PI3K/AKT/HIF-1α
T. NAGAHARA, H. HASTURK, T.E. VAN DYKE, and A. KANTARCI, Periodontology, Forsyth Institute, Cambridge, MA
Linking mTRAF6-transcriptome To IL-17-&-osteotropic Cytokines’  Signal Interactions In DDOC-associated Osteoclastogenesis
M. CHIANG, Y.(. TENG, Y. WANG, and Y.C. LIU, Center for Osteoimmunology & Biotechnology Research, College of Dental Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung City, Taiwan
Effects of Tobacco Smoke Components on Human Neutrophils
N. AL-SHIBANI, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia/Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN, M. KOWOLIK, School of Dentistry, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN, and L.J. WINDSOR, Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN
Lactoferrin Knockout Mice Exhibit Greater Susceptibility to Localized Aggressive Periodontitis
K. VELLIYAGOUNDER1, S.K. VELUSAMY2, K. GANESHNARAYAN2, K.J. MARKOWITZ2, H. SCHREINER2, and D.H. FINE2, 1Oral Biology, New Jersey Dental School - UMDNJ, Newark, NJ, 2Oral Biology, New Jersey Dental School - UMD, Newark, NJ
Recruitment of Regulatory Lymphocytes Attenuates Periodontal Disease Symptoms
A. GLOWACKI1, S. JHUNJHUNWALA1, S. YOSHIZAWA2, C. SFEIR1, G.P. GARLET3, and S.R. LITTLE1, 1University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 2Oral Biology, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 3Department of Biological Sciences, Universidade de São Paulo, Bauru, Brazil
Periodontal Breakdown Correlates with Lower Periostin Levels in Inflammatory Model
J. RODRIGUEZ, M. PADIAL-MOLINA, S.L. VOLK, A.D. TAUT, W.V. GIANNOBILE, and H.F. RIOS, Periodontics and Oral Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI