The 1st International Academy of Periodontology Research Conference (IAPRC) was successfully held in Giessen, Germany from on October 2-4. The objectives of the IAPRC were: to examine the state of the art in periodontal research, to encourage new scientific collaborations and to develop new directions for research. Eighty-five invited delegates from 18 countries (Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Egypt, Finland Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Netherlands, Romania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, UK, and USA) attended this special research conference convened by the International Academy of Periodontology. The opening address was given by Professor DW Weidner (Dean of Medical Faculty of Giessen) and other welcoming remarks were given by Magda Feres (President of the IAP), Joerg Meyle (meeting convenor and local host) and Mark Bartold (meeting organizer). The meeting was dedicated to our late colleagues Dr. Ricardo Teles and Dr. Steven Offenbacher, who unexpectedly passed away during the preparations of the conference. The dedications were made by Alpdogan Kantarci and Thomas Van Dyke.
|Meeting Report: 1st International Academy of Periodontology Research Conference (IAPRC) P. Mark Bartold, Alpdogan Kantarci, Magda Feres, Vincent J Iacono, Joerg Meyle||Download|
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