First Symposium in Translational Orthodontic Research

In October 2012, CTOR hosted its first symposium at the Apella Center in New York City.

The symposium was an enormous success with an all-day program of oral presentations, panel discussions, and poster viewing, followed by an evening reception.

Faculty, students, and orthodontists from North America, South America and Europe came to present their research and share ideas.

CTOR would like to thank everyone who was able to attend, for making this event such a wild success.

We would especially like to recognize Columbia University, University of Connecticut, SUNY Stony Brook, and University of Kentucky for their participation.


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Speakers

Ravindra Nanda
Speeding Orthodontic Treatment - Perceptions of Patients and Orthodontists

Mani Alikhani
Bone Response to Mechanical Stimulation

Sunil Wadhwa
The Effect of Vibration on the Rate of Orthodontic Tooth Movement

Stephanos Kyrkanides
Pain, Not Just a Symptom but a Cause of TMJ Disorders

Sarandeep Huja
Applications of Bone Remodeling to Clinical Orthodontics

Pradip Shetye
Midface Distraction in Growing Children with Syndromic Craniosynostosis

Mildred Embree
Improving TMJ Fibrocartilage Regeneration

Cristina Teixeira
Gene Therapy and Orthodontics

Poster presenters

Asma Almaidhan
The neural crest specific inactivation of Ldb1 causes cleft of secondary palate

Salem Al-Moammar
Effectiveness of Non-Thermal Plasma on Shear bonds of Orthodontic Brackets

Bandar Alyami
Accelerated Orthodontic Tooth Movement From Rat to Human

Michelle Chou
Role of Foxo1 in Chondrocyte Differentiation

Aieman Jazaierly
In vivo Gene Response to Synthetic Bone Mineral used to Minimize Bone Loss in OVX Rat

Behnam Kamvari
Identification of Factors Common to Craniofacial Defects and Other Birth Differences

Mohamed KarKuri
Effect of Time and Initial Stress on Orthodontic External Root Resorption

Edmund Khoo
Engineering Growing Bone

Chris Murph