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May 12, 2009 MOVING RESEARCH INTO ACTION

IADR/AADR/CADR General Session Special Post-meeting Edition


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> IADR/AADR/CADR Meeting Details
> Presidentís Message - Grayson (Bill) Marshall
> 2009 AADR Awards & Fellowships Recipients
> 2010 Awards and Fellowships
> AADR National Student Research Group (NSRG)
> AADR Leadership
> Council Highlights
> 2010 Candidates
> Can You Serve on a Committee?
> Call for Nominations
> AADR 39th Annual Meeting & Exhibition
> Future Meetings
> In Memoriam
IADR/AADR/CADR Meeting Details

The IADR/AADR/CADR General Session & Exhibition Annual Meeting of the American Association for Dental Research attracted 5,158 people from 69 countries.  Those attending the Meeting could choose from among 3,330 total presentations (2,477 posters, including 798 oral presentations, 21 symposia, nine hands-on workshops, three Distinguished Lecture Series speakers and 22 Lunch & Learning tables), and 93 exhibit booths represented by 68 institutions. The Distinguished Lecture Series speakers were: Elizabeth Blackburn, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco, speaking on “Telomeres and Telomerase in Human Health and Disease"; Fiona Watt, Cambridge Research Institute, Cambridge, UK, speaking on "Stem Cells in Squamous Cell Carcinomas"; and W. Rory Hume, United Arab Emirates University, UAE, speaking on “Science and Social Benefit: the Special Case of the Academic Health Sciences."

Presidentís Message - Grayson (Bill) Marshall

“Advocacy: goals are dreams we work for.” (Grayson W. Marshall, Jr.)

Firstly, I would like to thank all those who have supported me and made this great opportunity to serve as president of AADR possible. In particular I would like to thank my wife, Sally, who is also my dearest colleague, and my sons, Trey and Jon, as well as all of my students and colleagues who have formed my professional network. We have been active in IADR and AADR for the past 30 years, and much of my network has developed as a direct result of these Associations.

2009 AADR Awards & Fellowships Recipients

Through numerous awards and fellowships, AADR is able to support research initiatives and travel to the AADR Annual Meeting.

2010 Awards and Fellowships

Nominations and applications are being accepted for next year’s AADR awards and fellowships.

AADR National Student Research Group (NSRG)

At the recent AADR Annual Meeting in Miami, the AADR NSRG provided opportunities for students to network with colleagues and learn about various areas of oral research.

AADR Leadership

Jeffrey Ebersole (University of Kentucky) has been elected Vice-president of the AADR.  His term began at the conclusion of the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session in Miami, Florida. (April 4, 2009). 


 

 

 


Nathaniel Lawson (University of Alabama at Birmingham) began his term as the Student Representative on the AADR Board of Directors at the conclusion of the IADR/AADR/CADR General Session in Miami, Florida. (April 4, 2009). 

Council Highlights

Council amended the Bylaws (Section H) to reflect changes to the IADR/AADR Joint Publications Committee make-up. The changes were required due to the online JDR becoming an IADR membership benefit.

2010 Candidates

Council approved nominees to stand for election as AADR Vice-president, AADR Treasurer and AADR Representative to the IADR/AADR Joint Publications Committee.

Can You Serve on a Committee?
Committees are the backbone of AADR, and each year the President-elect seeks a wide variety of volunteers, representing as many geographic areas and scientific disciplines as possible, to fill committee vacancies.
Call for Nominations

AADR is seeking nominations for Vice-president and Representative to the IADR/AADR Publications Committee.

AADR 39th Annual Meeting & Exhibition


The AADR/CADR Annual Meeting & Exhibition is scheduled for March 3-6, 2010, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, in Washington, DC.

Future Meetings
Mark your calendars now to make sure you can attend these future AADR and IADR events.
In Memoriam
AADR Members who passed April 2008-April 2009
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